Barbara Cave Henricks is President of Cave Henricks Communications, a full service public relations firm specifically created for books, authors, and thought leaders.
A former journalist at NBC Radio, Henricks moved to New York and into publishing in 1989, landing a position at Workman, a publisher known for its innovative packaging and design. She then moved to Houghton Mifflin Company and spent six years as associate director of publicity, handling a prestigious list of authors such as Vice President Al Gore, astronaut James Lovell, Pulitzer Prize winners Tracy Kidder and Buzz Bissinger, poet Diane Ackerman, and novelists Ethan Canin and Amy Ephron. In 1996, she joined Goldberg McDuffie Communications and in 2000, help create and lead the company's division, Goldberg McDuffie Business, where she served as Vice President.
In 2006, Henricks opened her own firm which represents about 25 nonfiction titles and authors a year. The company has notably launched popular titles such as StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath, The One Thing by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan, Global Tilt by Ram Charan, and Humans Are Underrated by Geoff Colvin. To date, Cave Henricks Communications has launched over 25 bestselling books, five in its first year alone.
Henricks has spearheaded campaigns for some of the biggest business names in business today including Jack Welch, Tom Rath, Larry Bossidy, Ram Charan, Clay Christensen, John Bogle, Marcus Buckingham, and Maria Bartiromo.
In addition to running her firm, Henricks speaks and presents on the media and public relations at events around the country including the Texas Writers Conference, 800 CEO Read Author Pow-Wow, Soundview Executive Book Summit, Women in Communications, and notably, in 2012, at SXSW Interactive. She has been featured in The Atlantic, Forbes, Bloomberg and Publishers Weekly.
A graduate of Indiana University, Henricks lives in Austin, Texas with her husband, artist Michael McDougal, and three children. Her first book, Mastering the New Media Landscape, will published by Berrett-Koehler in March, 2016.
Own and operate an agile team of 7 at a boutique PR firm serving authors and thought leaders.
Joined the company as Director of Publicity and was responsible for overseeing the company's nonfiction list. Created and ran the newly created division, Goldberg McDuffie Business, working on dozens of top selling business titles.
Helped direct a publicity staff of 10. Worked on books by Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Kidder, Apollo 13 commander James Lovell and award winning novelist Ethan Canin.
Produced newscasts, wrote and edited copy for national news organization.
Worked in the publicity department of the mass market publisher known for its cutting edge marketing and design of books. Worked on campaigns such as 14,000 Things to be Happy About, The New Basics Cookbook, and The Book of Questions.
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In her highly anticipated new book, television's ace financial reporter CNBC anchorwoman Maria Bartiromo shows you how to use timely news and hot information to make money in today's market.A media luminary with the solid credentials of a seasoned pro, Maria Bartiromo has set the standard for business news programming, delivering indispensable, up-to-the-minute information from the New York St... read more
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New in 2016: A feature-length documentary (Fully Charged) and children's book (The Rechargeables) based on the New York Times bestseller Eat Move Sleep."Well written and scrupulously researched, this breezy guide lobbies for an all-encompassing approach to improving one's lifestyle...Rath's '30-Day Guide'...is clear and actionable." -Kirkus reviewEat Move Sleep is one of six bestsellers from T... read more
Thousands of business books are published every year— Here are the best of the best After years of reading, evaluating, and selling business books, Jack Covert and Todd Sattersten are among the most respected experts on the category. Now they have chosen and reviewed the one hundred best business titles of all time—the ones that deliver the biggest payoff for today’s busy readers. The 100 Best... read more
In a radical break with the past, information now flows like water, and we must learn how to tap into its stream. Individuals and companies can no longer rely on the stocks of knowledge that they’ve carefully built up and stored away. Information now flows like water, and we must learn how to tap into the stream. But many of us remain stuck in old practices—practices that could undermine us as... read more
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I run a well-established public relations and literary agency firm with over 25 years experience, representing many high-profile authors.
I am a public relations professional with a specialty in books. I work for publishers, often on university press non fiction. Consult free.