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February 26, 2021 0 Comments

31: Behind the News Desk with Kelcey Alonzo from Guitar Connoisseur Magazine

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April and Laura are chatting this week with Kelcey Alonzo, Editor in Chief and Founder of Guitar Connoisseur Magazine. Together, they discuss the magazine’s recent re-launch and what it’s like working behind the scenes at the publication. They also cover Kelcey’s advice for PR pros, based on the pitches he receives at the editor’s desk every day. April and Laura assess the public handling of the abuse allegations against Marilyn Manson. Our hosts also deliver a PR Horror Story from the listening audience, about a PR intern who who faced some surprising demands at the office.

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Read Guitar Connoisseur Magazine here.

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Grab a glass and get ready to “wine down” every week with public relations vets April White and Laura Schooler as they gab, analyze, dissect, commiserate–and, in some cases–kick the door down on the PR industry. Call it tough love if you will, they’re looking to make our jobs easier, more relatable and more entertaining.