Case Studies

Altered Genes, Twisted Truth


MEDIA CONNECT conducted a boutique campaign for public interest attorney Steven M. Druker’s book Altered Genes, Twisted Truth. The book tells the fasc... more ›


MEDIA CONNECT, Washington, DC is only 2 blocks from the White House and all the excitement it brings.

We specialize in media outreach targeting national and regional broadcast, internet and print campaigns.  Being in the Capitol gives us an insider’s access to the political power  brokers . We’ve arranged meetings with Senators and politicos from both sides of the aisle. Our other capabilities include: media training, performance training, sound bite messaging,publishing consultation and strategy, and coordinating press conferences.

Recent bookings include NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, CNN, Fox News Channel.C-SPAN, NPR All Things Considered, Tavis Smiley and print placements include: The Washington Post, Politico, USA Today, LA Times and more.

We have positioned spokespersons, personalities, think tanks, associations, book publishers and a wide variety of interest groups such as:

  • American Automobile Association
  • National Geographic Society
  • Brookings Institution
  • Hoover Institution
  • Democratic Courage PAC
  • CARE
  • Larry King Cardiac Foundation
  • Association of Diplomatic Studies
  • Greenpeace
  • Rodale Books
  • Sterling Publishing
  • Penguin Group USA
  • Merriam Webster
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Vietnam Vets of America
  • The Sugar Association
  • National Education Association
  • American Institute for Cancer Research
  • Motion Picture Association of America
  • DC Comedy Fest
  • The Jerusalem Summit
  • John Avlon
  • Sen. John McCain
  • Thomas Friedman
  • Bill O’Reilly
  • Kiron Skinner
  • James Carville

Andrea Mitchell and many others….

  • “As a longtime client of PTA, I can say that the consistent quality of their work has made them an asset to every campaign they have worked on .”  - Chandra L. Teitscheid ,Publicity Manager National Geographic Society
  • “During my long-standing relationship with the PR pros at PTA, I’ve only been thrilled with their results.”  -Ben Petrone, Associate Director of Publicity, Viking Penguin
  • “PTA’s radio tours are always strategic and results driven. They know how to book the shows that drive sales and give authors the most exposure.”  - Caroline Mann,  Sterling Publishing Company , Inc.
  • “Planned TV Arts brings solid experience, creativity, and high energy to all of their media work. Brookings has greatly benefited from and enjoyed the partnership with PTA.”   -Amy Liu, Brookings Institution

From fresh ideas for the blogosphere, to inventive angles for pitching your messages and books, MC | Washington, DC is ready 24/7. Washington, D.C. insider, Sandy Trupp is Managing Director of MC | Washington and Politics.  For more information, please contact Brian Feinblum at 212-583-2718, or



It takes more than luck and word of mouth to keep a book on top of the bestseller list... it takes vision, planning and a dynamic promotional campaign. Planned Television Arts combines professionalism, experience and market knowledge to provide me with the opportunity to reach millions of people each year through print and radio media. I give PTA my highest recommendation.
— JOHN GRAY, AUTHOR, Men are From Mars, Women are From Venus