Renee Hewitt

PO Box 505 Rosendale, NY 12472

Professional Experience

WRITER, COPYWRITER, AND CONTENT STRATEGIST FOR B2B and B2C ORGANIZATIONS. Words create change. When words are strung together, they become powerful tools that can motivate, inspire, engage, educate, and persuade. The right words can also form valuable connections and I’ve been connecting people my entire career as a versatile and enthusiastic content producer and copywriter. My passion and creativity come through in all of my work. My writing always has a clear purpose and seamlessly infuses a company’s/brand’s voice with all relevant details into a clear and compelling story that aligns with their business goals and enhances their communication programs. In addition, with a background in public relations, I have routinely elevated the online presence for many companies and brands via organic search results through SEO along with highlighting the calls-to-action; driving results and motivating further engagement.


30 Years
30 Years
30 Years


25 Years
30 Years
Consumer Products
25 Years


Marketing (firm) - Fortune 1000 corp. clients
30 Years
Pr/marketing - all
30 Years
Online/new media
20 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

30 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Birding Unlimited LLC ( (10+)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Sibu Beauty (10+), innRoad (6-10), Health eCareers (6-10), WakeMate (3-5), Lullubee (6-10), DiBi DiBi Nation (6-10), Max Hansen Kitchen (3-5), Physical Advantage Massage Therapy Center (3-5), Weybridge Strategies (3-5), Topical BioMedics (10+), Weil-McLain (10+), salesSPECTRUM (6-10), American Sentinel University (10+), Automated Pet Care Products (Litter-Robot) (10+), Balchem (10+), Big Arrow Group (10+), Cacique (10+), Crispy Green (10+), Flocabulary (10+), Fortitech (10+), KL Bag Company (Shusokumb) (10+), Komal Herbals (10+), Latitude (10+), Marconi Marketing Group (10+), Media Logic (10+), Percepture (10+), Poll Position (10+), RFA (Richard Fleischman & Associates) (10+), RMD Networks (Reach My Doctor) (10+), Cambridge University Press (10+), Birding Unlimited LLC (intoBirds) (10+), Upswing (6-10), WebPurify (3-5), Augusta HiTech (1-2)

Other Work History

President & Editor-in-Chief at, 2017- Present | PR, Marketing & Content Director at Hewitt PR & Content Marketing, 2004 - Present | PR Director at Mobius Management Systems Technology Company, 1999-2004 | Account Supervisor at Edelman Public Relations, 1998 | Account Manager at PR Works, 1991-1997 | Copywriter at Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising, 1990-1991

Technical Skills

Google Analytics | Google Adwords | KPI | SEO | SEM

Foreign Language Skills



Freelancer’s Union

Computer Skills

Proficient in Mac Platform: Google Docs, Microsoft Office Suite, WordPress, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pitch Engine, Yoast, Google Analytics, Google AdWords, SEO, SEM, KPI, SEM Rush, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Cision, Meltwater, and Vocus.


iPad Pro | iPhone | iMac | Mac Book Air

Work Permits & Visas



Available Upon Request


Earned two platinum and two gold MarCom Creative Awards in the Media Relations/Publicity categories for work on Crispy Green


Public Relations Society America (PRSA) | Independent Practitioners Alliance (PRSA) | NYC PRSA Chapter | Public Relations & Communications Freelance Network | Marketing & PR Innovators | Marketers on Twitter | Marist College Alumni Association | Public Relations and Communications Professionals | Greenwich Audubon Society | Dutchess County ASPCA | Ulster County ASPCA | Ridgefield Playhouse | Proud supporter of Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary

Work Samples

Healthcare and Nursing: Media Placements

Helth Exec profiles the marketing pitfalls healthcare companies fall in, according to the findings of healthcare marketing company Smith & Jones recent 6th annual 10 Big Mistakes to Avoid trends report.
Becker's Hospital Review profiles the 10 marketing tactics that are likely to be hugely detrimental to healthcare organizations in the coming year and should therefore be avoided at all costs.
ACOs need finance-savvy nurses and Catherine Garner, R.N., dean of health sciences and nursing at American Sentinel University, says it's not surprising that nurses are taking on a more important role in emerging health system delivery models. ACOs signal a different kind of health care system, one that requires nurses who are smarter about finance and stewardship of resources.
American Sentinel University's nursing professor discusses why despite concerns for personal safety, nurses need to be informed about Ebola to prevent false information and panic from spreading as part of ADVANCE for Nurses special Ebola feature.
Kelly Witter, RN, MSN, CLC, CNE and nursing faculty, undergraduate nursing programs at American Sentinel University. discusses how a coordinated effort to achieve outcomes will require the skills and resources of case managers.
NEWS-Line for Nurse interviews Deborah A. Rafferty, RN, : nurse, bereavement coordinator, Clinical Instructor and BSN graduate from American Sentinel University about her 23-year career in nursing.
American Sentinel University's nursing professor Melissa Penner reflects on her journey from certified nurse's aide to clinical instructor.
American Sentinel University discusses why recruiting and hiring more male nurses is a good way to diversify the hospital workforce and can ultimately benefit patients.
American Sentinel University's Dr. Elaine Townsley discusses the role that HCAHPS plays in patient satisfaction in the health care system.
American Sentinel University's Suzanne Richins, DHA, MBA, FACHE, RN, chair of health information management and health care administration, details why health informatics is the new frontier of health care and discusses why cloud-based applications benefit nurses and patients at the point of care.
Cheryl Wagner, Ph.D., MSN/MBA, RN, associate dean of graduate nursing programs at American Sentinel University discusses how nurses with an MSN in nursing leadership are positioned to fill important roles in health care.
Health care-associated infections (HAI) are a growing problem in health care facilities. Irena Kenneley, Ph.D., APRN-BC, CIC, adjunct member of the nursing faculty at American Sentinel University, shares tips for combating the spread of C. difficile in the heath care facility.
Nurses with doctoral degrees have the skills to lead change and promote health and wellness. That's why Sheila Matye, an associate clinical professor at Montana State University decided it was time to go back to school and earn her DNP in educational leadership.
Some say the road to higher education can be difficult and costly, but for Marjorie Fournier, RN, CNOR, it has been wonderfully challenging and worth every penny. Just a couple months shy of graduating from American Sentinel University's online RN-to-BSN program, Fournier already had secured an interview for a management position.
Education starts at home, and for the Hamelin family, education just isn't encouraged - it's a way of life. Recently, a San Diego-based father and son both earned their advanced degrees from American Sentinel University.
Healthcare Globals profiles how one American Sentinel University nursing student used his military training to achieve his goal of becoming a nurse manager at Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center.
Dr. Blair Smith American Sentinel Univeristy's dean of informatics, management, and technology details six ways healthcare leaders can improve communications skills
Cheryl Wagner, Ph.D., MSN/MBA, RN, associate dean of graduate nursing programs at American Sentinel University shares her insight about how to select the right program that is attuned to meet the needs of today's nurses.
Irena Kenneley, PhD, APRN-BC, CIC, adjunct member of the nursing faculty at American Sentinel University discusses how infection prevention and control specialists play critical role in dramatically decreasing hospital infection rates.
OR Today profiles nursing student Cheryl Clancy and the success she enjoyed after completing her MSN from American Sentinel University and the launch of her teaching career.
American Sentinel University's adjunct nursing professor shares his insight about why male nurses face lots of scrutiny about their career choice.
American Sentinel Univeristy's CEO Rick Oliver details the seven communications skills healthcare leaders must have in the September 24 issue of HealthCare Business Daily News.
American Sentinel University details how cloud computing has the potential to revolutionize health care and why the industry is in need of nurses who can analyze technologies from both the bedside and IT perspectives.
American Sentinel University's Melissa Penner discusses why enrollment is increasing in nursing degree completion programs such as RN-to-BSN programs in Advance for Nurses annual Student & New Grad digital edition.
Suzanne Richins, Ph.D., chair of health information management and health care administration at American Sentinel University discusses why nurses have a decided advantage when it comes to health care informatics.
Demand for health care services is predicted to swell in the next ten years, according to the 2015 Healthcare Recruiting Trends Survey conducted by HealtheCareers Network.
The growing physician shortage makes for an intense hiring environment in healthcare, especially as more Americans gain access to care. The industry experienced strong employment growth in 2014 and this is only expected to continue in 2015, according to a recent report from Health eCareers.
A new study by Health eCareers found that nearly one-third of healthcare recruiters in the U.S. rank employee turnover as their greatest staffing concern this year and say hiring the best healthcare employees is only half the battle - once you have them, you need to keep them.
Irena Kenneley, PhD, APRN,-BC, CIC, adjunct professor of nursing at American Sentinel University discusses salaries for infection preventionists and the university's Infection Prevention and Control Certificate program.
American Sentinel University faculty member writes an evidence-based abstract about C. difficile's mode of transmission, its signs and symptoms and the actions nurses can take to reduce is spread.
The business world embraced cloud computing as an IT strategy a while ago. Now it's medical's turn, according to Suzanne Richins, chair, health information management and healthcare administration at American Sentinel University.
Dr. Catherine Garner, dean, health sciences and nursing at American Sentinel University profiles why now is a great time to be a nurse.
Nurses are taking steps to handle bullying in the workplace. A series from American Sentinel University aims to explore workplace bullying and examine conflict resolution strategies.
The associate dean of graduate nursing at American Sentinel University details five factors for nurses to consider before heading back to the classroom.
Diana Kostrzewski, PhD, RN, executive director, nursing practicums at American Sentinel University discusses why discharge planning is more important then ever to the sustainability of the healthcare system - and to safe care planning for patients.
Kelly Witter, RN, MSN, CLC, CNE and faculty member at American Sentinel University discusses how the community health team (CHT) communicates in a coordinated manner to provide better quality patient care.
Stephen Sladek, RN and OR nurse at Brigham and Women's Hospital and American Sentinel Univeristy BSN nursing student that helped bring relief Boston bombing victims is profiled in OR Today's 'Spotlight On' feature.
Health informatics is the new frontier of healthcare and one of the fast-growing fields today. American Sentinel University helps prepare nurses for careers in nursing informatics with an online Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing Informatics specialization degree program.
Suzanne Richins, DHA, MBA, FACHE, RN and chair of health information management and health care administration at American Sentinel University details EHR adoption in nursing.
Advanced Degrees for Nurse Leaders Matter: Kim Sharkey, BSN, RN, MBA, NE-A, BC is leading by example and is enrolled in a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) program at American Sentinel University, which allows her to work full time while studying.
A new study conducted by Health eCareers indicates that staff turnover is the greatest concern for healthcare recruiters in 2015. Nearly one-third of healthcare recruiters in the US rank employee turnover at the top of their issues list and 43% say finding qualified talent is their greatest concern.
Health eCareers' new 2015 Healthcare Recruiting Trends Survey found that the demand for healthcare services is predicted to swell over the next ten years. Unfortunately, the supply of healthcare providers is unlikely to keep up with this increased demand, creating a shortage of qualified physicians.
Cheryl Wagner, PhD, MSN/MBA, RN, associate dean of graduate nursing programs at American Sentinel University discusses why a BSN degree offers nurses greater opportunity for career advancement, improved prospects for job mobility and security and higher potential earnings.
Dr. Gloria Ohmart, EdD, MN, APRN, associate dean, simulations at American Sentinel University details why nurses have the legal and ethical responsibility to report misconduct or negligent care to protect patients and the nursing profession.
As health care grow more complex, American Sentinel University's associate dean nursing graduate programs discusses how to choose a nursing specialty.
Cheryl Wagner, associate dean, nursing graduate programs at American Sentinel University discusses how technology-enabled programs for managing chronic illness may achieve better outcomes than standard care.
Dr. Betty Nelson the associate dean of doctoral studies at American Sentinel University profiles how for-profits are scaling to meet the challenge of furthering the education of the nursing workforce through non-traditional learning models to address the nursing shortage and meet guidelines for better educated nurses.
The push for a BSN-credentialed work force has many practicing nurses feeling the pressure to go back to school. Catherine Earl, associate provost/interim dean of nursing at American Sentinel University discusses the RN-to-BSN, RN-to-MSN and master's in nursing programs with five specializations.
Suzanne Richins, DHA, MBA, RN, FACHE, health information management and healthcare administration at American Sentinel University profiles why nursing informatics is a career on the rise and why the frenzy to hire qualified informatics specialists has begun.
Nearly seven million hospitalized patients each year acquire infections while being treated for other conditions. One of the culprits is nurse burnout and has been linked to higher rates of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs).
Sandy Brickel, a nurse at a privately-held, physician-owned hospital and American Sentinel University DNP nursing student discusses how education and licensing changes would help nurses serve more people in OR Today's 'Spotlight On' feature.
Cheryl Wagner, PhD, associate dean of graduate nursing programs at American Sentinal University discusses why a BSN degree makes RNs more desirable for advanced career options in nursing specialty fields.
Increased demand for services will only exacerbate the problems expected by the shortage of close to 90,000 physicians in the next 10 years, according to a new survey that examines 2015 trends in healthcare recruitment.
Peggy Harper, GIS faculty at American Sentinel University details how GIS technology will continue to play an important role in the push toward developing innovative ways to harness data integration and spatial visualization powers of GIS to combat modern medical problems.

Technology: Media Placements

Press coverage profiling Augusta HiTech's launch of One Med Chart, a blockchain-powered patient-controlled electronic medical records (EMR) platform bringing real-time EMR sharing between patients and emergency medical services (EMS).
Press coverage profiling Augusta HiTech's launch of One Med Chart, a blockchain-powered patient-controlled electronic medical records (EMR) platform bringing real-time EMR sharing between patients and emergency medical services (EMS).
Press coverage profiling Augusta HiTech's launch of One Med Chart, a blockchain-powered patient-controlled electronic medical records (EMR) platform bringing real-time EMR sharing between patients and emergency medical services (EMS).
Stephen McElroy, GIS program chair at American Sentinel University discusses how GIS have become standard tools used for addressing large-scale disasters.
Content-moderation industry leader WebPurify provide insight to Reuters news story about identifying violent videos on UGC platforms.
As a series of catastrophic storms and twisters touched down in at least 10 states the end of last month, those in the midst of the destructive weather tapped into social media sites to report the status of their neighborhoods and to try to connect with lost loved ones.
A recent study by Latitude found that real-time transit info accessible via mobile devices makes public transit a much more attractive option. Mobile devices and apps can help drastically improve the appeal and usefulness of public and shared transit options, but only if companies and legislators take a cue from some of the good examples already out there.
Kurt Linberg, PhD, Provost and professor at American Sentinel University discusses some of the challenges of equipping students with the necessary abilities to bring data analytics into more healthcare organizations.
What would make you give up your car for morning commutes? One of the key answers to the question is sitting in your pocket, according to a new study (PDF) by researchers at Latitude in collaboration with The Next American City
Directions Magazine profiles American Sentinel University's addition of a new innovative Geospatial Learning Lab and badges to its online GIS education programs.
Growing up with a direct connection to the whole world gives today's children a view on the way the world works that is vastly different from the older generations. What can we learn from the digital natives? That's one of the questions that research firm Latitude is looking to answer with its KIDS - Kids Innovation Discovery Series initiative.
Dr. Stephen McElroy, GIS program chair for American Sentinel University details how GIS offers valuable insight for managing water resources.
Creative research firm Latitude, in collaboration with the LEGO Learning Institute & Project Synthesis, asked 348 kids between 8 and 12 years old from six different countries to both draw and explain their answers to the question, "What would happen if robots were a part of your everyday life?"
When technology historians look back on 2012, they might look at this as the year of GIS. "The desire to know where everything is located fuels the current trend in location-based services," says Dr. Stephen McElroy, GIS program chair at American Sentinel University.
Dr. Cancilla and Dr. McElroy of American Sentinel University's online GIS programs are prominently featured in this article detailing the new uses of GIS in modern archaeology.
Wakemate promises to bring you around from the land of dreams into an alert, awakened state every single morning, without a klaxon or bacon cooker in sight.
Dr. Stephen McElroy, GIS program chair at American Sentinel University details the importance of GIS skills in the tech job marketplace.
American Sentinel Univeristy's GIS program chair details the seven steps to enterprise GIS in the August 2013 issue of GEO World.
Smartphone apps may be the key to getting people out of their cars and onto mass transit. An interesting study of commuters in Boston and San Francisco found people are more willing to ride the bus or train when they have tools to manage their commutes effectively.
American Sentinel University's GIS professor details how fire departments, safety groups and relief organizations are using GIS and social media to fight fires and protect property and lives.
Paul Capicik, who has been leading an initiative to incorporate cloud-based computing into the American Sentinel University academic programs shares his insight about why the use of cloud computing is on the rise in health care and what it means for the industry.
Drs. Devon A. Cancilla and Stephen McElroy of American Sentinel University profile how a cholera epidemic showed the usefulness of geographic information in epidemiology and now health care leaders are discovering how location data can help them in planning and operations.
Stephen McElroy, head of the GIS program at American Sentinel University discusses how the most appealing aspect of GIS for emergency response is increased situational awareness.
Stephen McElroy, GIS program chair at American Sentinel University discusses how GIS technology and analytics can improve the U.S. healthcare system.
American Sentinel University's technology alumni Katie Harris-Brigham and Student Success Advisor Cheyenne Williams are profiled in Atlanta Journal-Constitution's education feature about online education.
Smartphone users are not just addicted to their devices, they're addicted to apps, a new study suggests. A new report from research consultant firm Latitude and MTV networks revealed that 83 percent of users feel addicted to apps on their handheld devices.
Kristifier Paxton credits his professional success to the American Sentinel University's GIS program for allowing him to work on real-world, individualized projects, which are guided by instructors. Last week, he landed a job as the GIS coordinator for the city of Van Buren, Ark.
Dr. Stephen McElroy of American Sentinel Univeristy discusses why GIS is a technology with a powerful set of tools that many companies are using to get a better grasp on their data.
Mapping is becoming vital to business. Dr. Stephen McElroy, GIS program chair at American Sentinel University, notes that mapping is becoming crucial to many industries and companies are incorporating location-based data into their strategic planning, business decision-making and competitive position.
CivSource profiles why it is important for schools like American Sentinel University are moving to add GIS training and degree programs in an effort to help train first responders and others in the public sector on the governmental uses of GIS.
Latitude's survey of kids in six countries asked the same question: what would happen if robots were a part of your everyday life and asked kids to draw and explain their answers. The results are of course pretty cute, but some are remarkably deep and others borderline sad.
The WakeMate wristband monitors your sleep cycles, and uses your iPhone, Android, or BlackBerry device to wake you at the most opportune time.
For those of you who find it difficult to wake up on time, especially when you have had a particularly rough night out, the WakeMate sleep helper might just be the thing to assist you in rolling out of bed.
TechCrunch reviews WakeMate V2 smartphone accessory that helps you improve your sleep.
GIS is all about location and location is fundamental to success in real estate, so an online geographic information systems (GIS) degree will pay huge dividends in the real estate industry.
What's the future of technology? Who better to ask than today's kids? Latitude Research asked 201 children 12 and under around the world to draw a picture of something they'd like to see their computers or the Internet do differently.
If a new study by research firm Latitude is any indication, this kind of integration between game and meaningful life moments is no passing fad. "The Future of Gaming: a Portrait of the New Gamers'" asserts that, "Not only did participants want games to be well-integrated with the offline world in a technological sense, they requested games that better fit into the context of their everyday life activities and which motivate them to do things they want or need to do anyways."
Much less enjoyable than the sound of birds chirping in the morning is the sound of your partner's alarm clock going off hours before you need to wake up. The WSJ tested the Lark sleep sensor versus WakeMate 2.0.
A study (PDF) from research consultancy Latitude recently asked 348 kids ages 8 to 12 from across the world to describe and illustrate an answer to the following question: What if robots were a part of your everyday life--at school and beyond?
Media research company Latitude finds that robots have great potential as education tools. The study found robotics open up new ways of learning by blurring the line between play and work. Robots can also help students work at their own pace and enhance their ability to be self-directed.
Latitude Research interviewed 348 children in Australia, France, Germany, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States about how kids would see robots in the classroom and at home. The results of the “Study: Robots Inspire New Learning & Creative Possibilities for Kids" are fascinating as well as hilarious.
For today's multi-disciplined pipeline construction projects, using geographic information systems (GIS) has become a necessity. GIS provides the geospatial visualization tools necessary to integrate complex information into any project.
A study by Latitude found clear trends in how kids see the future of technology. Latitude asked a sample of children "what would you like your computer or the internet to do that it can't do right now?" The results were very revealing and you should take a look at the full study here when you get a chance.
Devon A. Cancilla, Ph.D., dean, business and technology at American Sentinel University profiles what PR and IR professionals must know about GIS, social networks and disaster communications.
Dr Stephen A. McElroy, GIS program chair at American Sentinel University details how the adoption of new-age tools and technologies such as geospatial technologies can help reduce the current water stress and tap alternative sources.
A new study finds that kids not only love robots, but also that robots benefit kids in the classroom. The implications of this "benefit," however, might not seem so benign on closer examination.
American Sentinel University's Dr. Suzanne Richins discusses why cloud-based applications benefit nurses and patients at point of care significantly and that nurses with a nursing informatics specialization will soon be in high demand to manage health information systems.
Can kids predict the future of the Internet? Latitude, an international research and consultancy firm, says they can. Over the last year, the company posed the question "What would you like your computer or the Internet to do that it can't do right now?" to 200 children under the age of 12 from Kentucky to Mumbai.
The video game industry has undergone a transformation, allowing new kinds of games to come to the fore. The introduction of these games means the rise of a new type of player, according to a new study by the consulting firm Latitude.
Kids may have a knack for predicting future technology, according to a new study. A report from international research consultancy firm Latitude found that kids are predicting that the future of media and technology lies in better integrating digital experiences with real-world places and activities, citing some initiatives that are already on the horizon.
American Sentinel University's new paper, 'GIS: A World of Career Opportunities' profiles the diverse array of industries in need of educated geographic information systems professionals.
Stephen A. McElroy, the GIS program chair at American Sentinel University, outlines ASU's online learning lab which uses a badge award system to promote GIS learning beyond the class setting for GIS Lounge.
Campus Technology profiles how Winston-Salem State University's use of Upswing's student success solutions increased its student’s writing grades by 20 percent, and math grades by 10 percent.
Devon Cancilla, dean of the business and informatics program at American Sentinel University discusses the school's online Master of Geospatial Information Systems program for business managers who want to develop an enterprise-level geospatial strategy.

Content Writing:

Feature story profiling Austin, Texas-based artist Carly Weaver, who uses Common Grackles as her muse.
Feature story discussing why poisons used to kill rodents pose fatal threat to birds of prey and other qildlife
Feature story discussing why it’s important to think about a bird’s well-being before sharing bird sightings over social media because of the dangers it can bring wildlife.
Feature story about delightful and energetic forest sparrows called Dark-eyed Juncos that suddenly show up in your backyard when it snows.
Feature story about helping backyard birds survive the life-threatening arctic blast, also known as the polar vortex, roaring into the U.S.
Feature story profiling Australian birdlife artist Nicky Shelton and her gift for capturing the unique charisma and personality of feathered subjects in spectacular oil paintings.
Feature story profiling the Northern Goshawks - one of the most aggressive and fiercest birds of prey.
Feature story profiling Osprey - magnificent fish-eating birds with a cosmopolitan range.
Feature story about patch birder, and author of the book, Birding at the Bridge: In Search of Every Bird on the Brooklyn Waterfront.
Christine's Critter's was featured on CBS News NY as a result of the story written about her on
Feature story about wildlife artist transforming feathers into delicate works of art
Feature story profiling how the Spectacled Owl lives up to its name
Feature story about of Impact of plastic straws on wildlife and birds
Feature story about living life a bird
Feature story about discussing how carelessness of humanity kills birds
Feature story profiling Instagram artist
Feature story profiling the impact the sight and sounds of fireworks have on birds
Christine's Critters feature on CBS News (NY) as a result of the feature story on
Feature story about reasons to love bird watching
Feature story profiling why lead poisoning is a growing concern for birds of prey
Christine's Critter's was featured on Good Morning CT as a result of the story written about her on
Feature story discussing why we need to protect the The Migratory Bird Act (MBTA) of 1918
Feature story profiling the Black-capped Chickadee
Feature story profiling how Bald Eagles are dying from lead poisoning at alarming rates
Feature story about Peter Kilham, an engineer at Droll Yankees, (manufacturere of bird feeders) and how he changed bird feeder design forever
Feature story profiling the day I spent intoBirds flying with a falconry bird
Feature story profiling injured birds of prey given a second chance at life
Feature story about female falconer and wildlife rehabilitator giving injured birds of prey a second chance at life
Feature story profiling a CT artist soaring to new heights with a series of owl paintings
Feature story profiling artist James ‘Jimbot’ Demski
Post from 'Must Love Owls' blog on
Feature story catching up with Wild Kingdom’s star Jim Fowler: Part 2
Feature story catching op with Wild Kingdom’s star Jim Fowler: Part 1

Health & Wellness/Natural Health: Media Placements

Winter can wreck havoc on your derma, we've found some helpers to combat the seasonal skin woes. If you suffer from dry, cracked skin or annoying flakey heels and calluses, or seasonal sun and wind burn, Topricin will help and take away the pain.
When you're ready to give overworked muscles some well-deserved TLC, pain-relieving creams like Topricin Foot Therapy Cream can be effective in providing temporary relief.
Brides want to look good. That's where Laurie Towers comes in. She created The Bridal Body Shop to help brides get in shape for one of the most important days of their lives with personal training sessions in their own home.
Organic Spa Magazine feature Topical BioMedics' Relaxation Foot Gift Set as a great last minute shopper pick for the 'Peace Seeker' on your holiday list.
It was one of the most promising press releases to ever make its way to my inbox: "Prevent perils of wearing high heels with Topricin Foot Therapy Cream," the subject line read, and inside, it promised that this miracle product would save my throbbing tootsies from the torture I regularly inflict on myself with four-plus-inch heels. There was only one way to find out if the stuff actually worked...
The natural sports cream Topricin is a very effective odorless, greaseless cream that is designed to treat chronic sports injuries at the cellular level and provides a good level of relief in a relatively easy-to-use fashion.
Dr. Travis Stork profiles sea buckthorn berry and Sibu Beauty's Liquid Supplement as a Holy fruit and cherished Tibetan beauty secret on The Doctors TV Show. After drinking the beauty supplement Dr. Stork says, "Now we've hit jackpot. That is good stuff."
Whether it's a family trip to the beach or parents sending their kids to spend the day by the shore, lake or pool, Topical BioMedics, Inc. recommends several must-have items that everyone should have in their beach bag before enjoying their fun in the sun.
If you are looking for an alternative to pain medication, reflexology may be an option.
The recent cold snap reminds us the winter brings dry skin. Lou Paradise, of Topical BioMedics, makers of Topricin Pain Relief and Healing Cream, offers some suggestions to keep yourself hydrated to avoid dry skin.
We often look for baclpacks that are stylish, fashionable and durable. But heavy backpacks worn incorrectly can cause serious back, neck and shoulder pain. Topical BioMedics offers tips for proper backpack safety.
Topical BioMedics has partnered up with Roufia Payman, the director of outpatient nutritional services at Northern Dutchess Hospital in New York, to come up with the tastiest solutions to fighting cold and flu viruses.
It's back-to-school time and that means backpacks. Lou Paradise, president and chief of research of Topical BioMedics, makers of Topricin Pain Relief and Healing Creams, offers the tips for backpack safety.
This Old House magazine featured Topricin Pain Relief and Healing Cream as a hand repair solution in the Jan./Feb. 2012 issue. "To ward off pain, slather it on before you shovel snow."

Pet Products: Media Placements

KATV - Channel 7 - The Spirit of Arkansas profiled Automated Pet Care Product's Litter-Robot on the 'We Try It Before Your Buy It' segment.
Today Show Tech profiles the Litter-Robot as an over-the-top frivolity many humans only wish they could indulge in.

Food/Beverages/Cooking: Media Placements

Crunch Your Fruit Crispy Green freeze-dries fruits like apples, Asian pears, and bananas to create healthy, easy-to-munch-on snacks. Crispy Green Crispy Fruit, $7.99 for a six-pack
Aaron Sanchez, the co-star of the Food Network series "Chefs vs. City" shares his recipe for winter enchiladas also enticingly known as butternut squash and chorizo enchiladas with cinnamon-spiced crema using Cacique's authentic Hispanic ingredients. Sanchez also spells out how to make a delicious Queso Fundido del Grito.
Food Network Celebrity Chef Aaron Sanchez is the spokesperson for Cacique, the largest Hispanic cheese brand in the U.S. Chef Aaron is touring the nation promoting the Cacique Go Autentico Mexican Cook-Off Challenge. Chefs and foodies can submit their own original Mexican dish using Cacique's authentic Hispanic products for a chance to compete in a final-four cook-off at Chef Sanchez's restaurant, Centrico, in New York City that will be filmed, and broadcast over national television. The grand prizewinner will receive an all-expense-paid trip for two to Napa Valley, California and a five day Culinary Boot Camp Vacation at the Culinary Institute of America. The contest begins on September 16, 2010 and all recipes must be submitted by November 15, 2010. To learn more about Cacique and their family of authentic, Hispanic products, please go to
Crispy Green's new FruitziO Kiwi was named as one of eleven hot new items at the Winter Fancy Food Show 2011 in SF. Made with freeze-dried kiwi fruit slices and packaged in convenient pouches, FruitziO Kiwi is designed as a way to add more fruit into your diet.
Cacique's Butternut Squash & Chorizo Enchiladas with Cinnamon-Spiced Crema dish from celebrity chef Aaron Sanchez marries spicy, creamy and slightly sweet elements in one delicious, warming bite and was featured as the 'Recipe of the Month.'
Crispy Green's FruitziO Apples & Strawberries freeze-dried fruits snacks were featured as 'The Snack of the Day' on The Rachael Ray Show on Friday, March 26, 2010. Kids want the stuff that tastes good. Parents want the stuff that's good for them. Apples & Strawberries FruitziO combines two of their favorite fruits into one light, sweet and crunchy snack that kids and adults can both enjoy anytime, anywhere to provide the fruit they need with the taste they crave.
Chef Max Hansen of Max Hansen's Carversville Grocery shares his recipes for New Year's Eve entertaining for guests with special dietary needs.
U.S. 1 profiles the opening of Chef Max Hansen's Carversville Grocery located in bucolic Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
The Vallejo Times-Herald profiles Chef Max Hansen's savory no stress entertaining recipes for guests with special dietary needs.
Phil Lempert profiles Crispy Green's new FruitziO Kiwi on his 'New Products Hits and Misses' for March 2, 2011. "Just freeze dried kiwi with cane sugar added makes this a tasty low calorie snack. Just 100 calories per bag, with zero fat and under 8 grams of sugars."
Cacique's Mexican Crema was featured in Paula Deen's Layered Tex-Mex Casserole as part of Paula's Weekly 5 Dinners Planned for a Week in the July/August 2011 issue.
Crispy Green's FruitziO was named as one of four new healthy new snacks for active kids. In Fruitzio's smart alternative to greasy potato chips, fruit takes a light and crunchy form with a texture reminiscent of astronaut food. Packaged in a resealable pouch, Fruitzio snacks consist of nothing but fruit and cane sugar, and contain only 40 calories per serving - if your kids devour the entire bag, it's still only 100 calories. It's available in four flavors: Apples and Strawberries, Apricot, Peach, and Strawberry.
Chef Max Hansen of Max Hansen's Carversville Grocery shares his delicious holiday recipes for guests with special dietary needs.
Not only is smoked salmon a year round party staple, but during the holidays it works overtime, doubling as a popular holiday gift. Chef Max Hansen shares his delicious smoked salmon recipe for your next holiday party.
Today's home cooks have nothing to fear, according to Max Hansen of Max Hansen Catering and Max Hansen Carversville Grocery. He says it's very easy to serve delicious, gourmet dishes to guests with special dietary needs and shares a few of his best holiday recipes.

Poll Results: Media Placements

It seems that Republican voters favor AOL over every other email provider, according to a survey of 1,184 registered voters by Poll Position.
Alec Baldwin is not alone. According to a new survey by Poll Position, 70 percent of adults age 18 to 29 say it should be okay to play electronic games while on a plane that is sitting on the tarmac waiting to takeoff.
Women are significantly more likely than men to support a U.S. government requirement that insurers cover birth control, according to a Poll Position poll released Tuesday.
Show of hands: How many think Alec Baldwin or anyone should be able to play electronic games while waiting on the runway? Poll Position, a polling and social media company, asked that very question Sunday via phone of 1,356 registered voters nationwide.
The New York Times references Poll Position's nation survey that found 43% of American believe that divine intervention was partly responsible for Tim Tebow's success.
Tim Tebow isn't alone when he thanks God for a win. According to a recent poll, 43% believe divine intervention is responsible for at least some of the Denver Broncos quarterback's success.
The question, it seems, had to be asked: Does God help Tim Tebow win football games? According to a new poll by the website Poll Position, 43 percent of Americans say "yes."
A lot of jokes have been made about Tim Tebow getting help from up above, but apparently many people believe that's actually the case. In a telephone survey, the Poll Position website found that 43.3% of people who are aware of Tebow's success believe Divine Intervention has been a factor
On websites where content is free - ad revenue is crucial to financially supporting a site. But there is a limit to patience when it comes to ads that play before a story or content is shared, a new survey from Poll Position finds. The organization polled 1,179 registered voters nationwide on Jan. 15.
The national telephone survey of 1,142 registered voters, conducted by Poll Position, found that 56 percent of Americans do not think the United States will ever be completely paperless. Twenty percent said it would, while another 24 percent had no opinion on the matter.
When asked which company is the best email provider, Americans responded that Google is the best, beating Yahoo by a 23 percent to 20 percent margin, according to new research released by Poll Position.
Following the much publicized story of Alec Baldwin being escorted off an American Airlines flight for playing the cell phone game Words With Friends while sitting on the runway, polling and social media company Poll Position conducted a national telephone survey to find out whose side the public had taken.
New research from Poll Position reports that 70 percent of people between the ages 18 and 29 (a.k.a. millennialsÂ?) replied that you should be allowed to play electronic games while on the runway.
Are American doctors too Rx-happy? As the government issues new warnings about the rise in prescription drug abuse, over half (52%) of Americans believe that doctors are too loose when it comes to dishing out prescriptions, according to a new survey by marketing research group Poll Position, showed little difference between Republican voters (54%) and Democrats (55%) who were critical of physicians.
More than half of American adults believe that social media harm young people's social development, according to a nationwide poll of registered voters conducted by Poll Position this week.
The survey of 1,200 registered voters by Poll Position, conducted Nov. 13 via telephone using Interactive Voice Response technology, asked the loaded question: "Do you think that social media are helpful or harmful to the social development of today's youth?" The results: Fifty-three percent answered "harmful," 20 percent said "helpful," 17 percent said it is "not making a difference," and 11 percent offered no opinion.
It's a sure bet that 25 million Americans will be gambling on the Super Bowl, according to a new survey. The Poll Position national survey asked, "Will you bet money on the Super Bowl?" and 11 percent of respondents said they'll have cash on the line, which extrapolates to 25 million nationwide.
A new survey conducted by Poll Position, which surveyed a random sample of 1,000 adult Americans over the phone, found that consumers favor Google's Gmail (23 percent) over Yahoo (20 percent) and AOL's email service (12 percent). The margin of error was not given.
Seventy percent of U.S.-based Facebook users polled in a recent Poll Position survey said they were comfortable with the personal information they have on the site. Twenty-three percent said they were uncomfortable, and seven percent had no opinion.
According to a survey by Poll Position, about 54% of Americans think 15 seconds is the acceptable time to view an online video ad before seeing free content, from YouTube clips to streaming TV episodes.
Poll Position, which surveyed 1,155 registered American voters last week, found that 46 percent of respondents believe tablets will eventually replace laptops.
A full 46% of Americans think tablets will replace laptops in the future, according to a poll of 1,155 American adults by Poll Position.
More than half of all Americans believe that paper is forever, according to a poll of 1,142 registered voters conducted last month by Majority Opinion Research. The poll, commissioned by research firm Poll Position, found that 56% of Americans don't think the U.S. will ever be a fully paperless society.
A national survey of 1,066 registered voters conducted by Poll Position on Oct. 30, three and a half weeks after Steve Jobs' death, asked which of three high-tech companies -- Apple, Google or Facebook -- had the brightest future.

Consumer Lifestyle Products: Media Placements

Modern Baby profile's Lullubee's line of DIY craft kits for Halloween.
Cool Mom Picks profiles lullubee craft kits designed for basic to intermediate crafty levels. They include all the materials needed plus a super easy-to-follow tutorial, so all you have to worry about is the fun part: creating beautiful crafts.
If you have the creative spirit to make crafts, but not the energy to gather all the materials you need to fulfill it, Lullubee is designed for people like you. It takes all the busy work out of craft projects and leaves no room for error. It just enables you to do the fun part: making the craft.
Mom Trends profiles Lullubee's new line of DIY craft kit projects and reviews the Flower Fairy Wreath Headband kit.

Education: Media Placements

American Sentinel University's student success advisor Loren Ellison discusses how she helps adult students feel at ease about going back to school to earn a degree online.