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Revolving Door Newsletter: 02.09.10
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Revolving Door Newsletter: 05.15.09
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So What Do You Do, Jonathan Murray, Father of Reality TV?
The executive producer talks breaking MTV out of music, the key to great reality programming, and how much of that Kardashian marriage was real.

So What Do You Do, Marian Salzman, CEO of Euro RSCG Worldwide PR North America?
The world renowned tastemaker and advertising vet talks making the transition to PR and reveals the one trend she wishes she saw coming.

So What Do You Do, James Lipton, Creator and Host of Inside the Actor's Studio?
Ahead of the hit show's 18th season, the master interviewer discusses his own influences and reveals the one person he could never get as a guest.

So What Do You Do, Joel Hyatt, CEO and Co-Founder of Current TV?
Current's chief explains how his growing network is taking on the big three cable news nets in the midst of an election year.

So What Do You Do, Laurie Ruettimann, HR and Social Media Expert?
Forget what you've heard. This HR pro says you don't have to be passionate about your work to have a successful career.

So What Do You Do, Pilar Guzman, Editor-in-Chief of Martha Stewart Living?
After her beloved Cookie folded, this lifestyle vet found a new home at Martha Stewart Living -- alongside some very familiar faces.

So What Do You Do, Clara Shih, Founder and CEO of Hearsay Social?
This Facebook marketing pioneer explains what brands should and shouldn't do for social media success.

So What Do You Do, Maura Jacobson, Legendary New York Crossword Maker?
After 31 years, New York's longtime crossword creator is stepping down and offering advice to promising puzzle makers.

So What Do You Do, Deborah Needleman, Editor-in-Chief of WSJ.?
Domino's former editor explains how she's bringing new women readers to an old boys' paper.

So What Do You Do, Brandon Holley, Editor-in-Chief of Lucky?
This print vet dishes on how she's shaking things up at the 11-year-old title.

So What Do You Do, Ryan Holmes, Founder and CEO of HootSuite?
The founder of the social media dashboard startup talks about launching HootSuite and why their freemium business model pays off.

So What Do You Do, Eric Daman, Costume Designer for Gossip Girl?
The creative force behind Gossip Girl's wardrobe details how he broke into the business without formal training and what it takes to prevail in the cutthroat fashion industry.

So What Do You Do, Pamela Mitchell, Founder and CEO of The Reinvention Institute?
With two tectonic job changes behind her, this career expert explains how she survived and thrived when she founded her own company, and reveals how media pros can get a fresh start.

So What Do You Do, Jeff Leeds, Editor-in-Chief, BuzzMedia Music?
BuzzMedia's main music man discusses social media's impact on breaking entertainment news and how artists and writers alike can keep audiences coming back for more.

So What Do You Do, Kim Martin, President of WE tv?
Reaching millions of female viewers, WE tv's president talks about transforming the brand and expanding with a spinoff and media partnerships.

So What Do You Do, Josh Jackson, Editor-in-Chief of Paste?
The Ellie-nominated indie mag's EIC talks about getting Paste off the ground, keeping it afloat, and what makes the Atlanta-based pub a contender in the music category.

So What Do You Do, Lisa Sugar, Editor-in-Chief of Sugar Inc.?
In less than five years, this trailblazing blogger grew her business into a network of sites and continues to build the company with e-commerce, video, and more.

So What Do You Do, Ariel Foxman, Managing Editor of InStyle?
Tastemaker Ariel Foxman reveals what he learned from launching Cargo, why InStyle Weddings folded, and why it's crucial to be part editor, part businessman.

So What Do You Do, Jim Moret, Chief Correspondent for Inside Edition?
After struggling with unemployment and a career transition, the broadcast vet opens up about channeling his experience into an inspirational memoir.

So What Do You Do, Joe Randazzo, Editor of The Onion?
The satirical paper's editor talks about staying relevant in a digital marketplace, The Onion's upcoming TV project, and why his team could use more funny women.

So What Do You Do, Caroline Little, CEO of Guardian News & Media North America?
Digital media leader Caroline Little discusses creative revenue streams, the viability of pay walls, and why she left The Washington Post.

So What Do You Do, Josh Lieb, Executive Producer, The Daily Show?
Funnyman and fake news producer Josh Lieb talks about working with Jon Stewart, penning a young adult novel, and hiding his Emmys in the pantry.

So What Do You Do, Michela O'Connor Abrams, President and Publisher of Dwell?
Surging ahead in the ailing shelter category, Dwell's publisher churns out innovative products and is mystified by Conde's decision to shutter Domino.

So What Do You Do, Merri Lee Kingsly, Publisher of Saveur?
Helming one of the best-performing magazines in the U.S., Saveur's publisher abhors traditional sales methods and fervently believes in the future of print.

Hey, How'd You Get Everyone Buzzing About #codeyear, Zach Sims?
The brains behind the viral #codeyear and Codecademy tells how startups can get funding and why coding should be on everyone's to-learn list.

Hey, How'd You Blog Your Way to Fashion Week's Front Row, Yuli Ziv?
The chic leader of Style Coalition dishes on how to leave a mark on the fashion world while making bank in the process.

Hey, How'd You Turn Your Freelance Work in Iraq into Sisters in War?
Investigative reporter Christina Asquith talks about revealing the women's perspective of the war in Iraq and how she framed her pitch to land a book deal in a crowded market.

Hey, How'd You Write A Tome For Social Change, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn?
Collaborative couple Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's book Half The Sky tackles women's oppression and raises awareness on the tough subject.

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Spotted around the media universe

Euro RSCG PR Chief Marian Salzman Offers Her Thoughts for a Few - Posted April 18, 2012
You're probably familiar with Marian Salzman, who has spent the last year-plus as CEO of Euro RSCG Worldwide PR, North America. Well, our mediabistro.com correspondent Amanda E... [GalleyCat]

How James Lipton Formulates Those Inside the Actor's Studio Questions - Posted April 4, 2012
James Lipton is more than than just a TV personality. The actor, director, producer, choreographer, playwright and founder of the Actor's Studio Drama School is also the author of the novel Mirrors (which he adapted for TV) and the nonfiction book ... [AllTwitter]

On the Podcast: Lebron's announcement, Marketwire acquires Sysomos, and Amanda Ernst from Crushable - Posted July 7, 2010
... [FishbowlDC]

Lindsay Lohan "On Hiatus" From Publicist - Posted March 9, 2010
Maybe this explains all of the bad ... [FishbowlDC]

B5Media Terminates Entire Entertainment Network; 50 Freelance & Full-Time Bloggers Gone - Posted February 16, 2010
Blog network B5Media has abruptly closed down its Entertainment network, leaving more than 50 bloggers out in the cold, without a clue what's happened. We're working on this story now, so more as we can get it, but it seems gloomy. Robin Parrish, the blogger for ApproachingLost.com, Tweeted about an hour ago: "APPROACHINGLOST.COM... [MediaJobsDaily]

On The Menu: FishbowlNY Editor Says Goodbye - Posted February 5, 2010
Via Amanda Ernst at FishbowlNY: Today is my last day as FishbowlNY editor, and I was lucky enough to be welcomed on the mediabistro.com Morning Media... [FishbowlDC]

Mediabistro.com Is Hiring! And More Jobs Of The Day - Posted February 1, 2010
flickr: bensonkuaMediabistro.com is seeking an "avid media nerd" to take over FishbowlNY when Amanda Ernst moves on to a new project. So if you like media, have a background in journalism,... [MediaJobsDaily]

Dow Jones Re-Org Will Have "No Effect" On Editorial, Company Says - Posted January 5, 2010
FishbowlNY has the latest on a big re-org underway at Dow Jones. "The restructuring combines the company's consumer arm -- which includes the Journal, MarketWatch and Barron's -- with its newswire and F... [FishbowlDC]

Folio Magazine's Media Predictions for 2010 - Posted December 17, 2009
Folio Magazine has 115 predictions for the new year by people in the media and only about 15 of them are interesting. Two of the most compelling, and by compelling we mean, those we agree with, are from Bob Cohn... [FishbowlLA]

Book PR After "Holy Grail" Kirkus Reviews Disappear - Posted December 11, 2009
Chief Content Wrangler Kat Meyer of Next Chapter Communications joined Galleycat's Jason Boog and FishBowlNY's ... [FishbowlDC]

Update: Budget Travel 'Business As Usual' - Posted November 17, 2009
Our colleague Amanda Ernst reports at FBNY that the rumor of Budget Travel closing is untrue. A Newsweek spokesman say... [MediaJobsDaily]

Morning Reading List 10.20.09 - Posted October 20, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. What we know and what we're reading this Tuesday m... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List 10.20.09 - Posted October 20, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. What we know and what we're reading this Tuesday m... [FishbowlNY]

Today's Reading List 10.12.09 - Posted October 12, 2009
Embedded video from CNN Video Hope you're enjoying a three-day Columbus Day weekend. Happy Birthday to Chris Wallace (h/t Playbook). And now, hopefully, everything you need to know in DC media today in one post... NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE | NEWS NOTES | AW... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Today's Reading List 10.12.09 - Posted October 12, 2009
Embedded video from CNN Video Hope you're enjoying a three-day Columbus Day weekend. Happy Birthday to Chris Wallace (h/t Playbook). And now, hopefully, everything you need to know in DC media today in one post... NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE | NEWS NOTES | AW... [FishbowlNY]

FishbowlNY: What It's Like To Go On The 'Today' Show - Posted October 12, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy FishbowlNY editor Amanda Ernst app... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 10.09.09 - Posted October 9, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. The President woke up this morning a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Above is the photo that was brought to White House press secretary ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List 10.09.09 - Posted October 9, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. The President woke up this morning a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Above is the photo that was brought to White House press secretary ... [FishbowlNY]

Hearst Digital Exec: "Happy To Work With PR" - Posted October 6, 2009
PRNewser stopped by mediabistro's annual event for women's magazine editors last night, Desert and Discourse, and caught up with Nicole Stagg, Senior Director, Content & Product Strategy for Digital Media at Hearst. Stagg is the founding editor of ... [FishbowlDC]

Confessions of a Conde Nast Layoff Victim - Posted October 6, 2009
Our colleague at FBNY, Amanda Ernst, lost her job last November when Conde Nast closed DNR, where she had been working. Now she offers her own tips to support the 180 folks who are losing their jobs thanks to Conde's closing of four titles, and the many more who will ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Dwell Publisher: 'Closing Domino Was Not a Good Decision' - Posted September 25, 2009
As Conde Nast hunkers down for a McKinsey-style "optimization," Michela O'Connor Abrams is critical of the publishing company's decisions with regard to Domino, the young shelter magazine that was shuttered e... [UnBeige]

Dwell Publisher: 'Closing Domino Was Not a Good Decision' - Posted September 25, 2009
As Conde Nast hunkers down for a McKinsey-style "optimization," Michela O'Connor Abrams is critical of the publishing company's decisions with regard to Domino, the young shelter magazine that was shuttered e... [AgencySpy]

Morning Reading List 09.24.09 - Posted September 24, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy Birthday to ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List 09.24.09 - Posted September 24, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlNY]

Flacks to Axe Hacks at PRNewser Guitar Hero Face-off on Monday Night - Posted July 10, 2009
There's still time to join your PR brethren in a Guitar Hero duel against the working press at Artica Bar on Monday night. Joe Ciarallo and hopefully someone besides me (I ca... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 05.14.09 - Posted May 14, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. It is day 115 covering the Obama administration a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List 05.14.09 - Posted May 14, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. It is day 115 covering the Obama administration a... [FishbowlNY]

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