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Beth Brody

Beth Brody - Publicist

Stockton, United States

Handled publicity for all Omnibus Press (music and entertainment) and PIA Press (self-help) titles.

Overview

I've worked with publishing companies and individual authors in a wide range of genres (mostly non-fiction), including self-help, music, entertainment, business, careers, and reference.

• Skilled in creating and developing communications, special events, and public relations strategies and programs.
• Award-winning communicator with extensive experience in media relations, writing, marketing and publication development.
• Strong interpersonal and management skills.
• Creative and persuasive writer who produces effective internal and external written materials.
• Corporate, consulting and agency experience in education, the arts, publishing, professional services, healthcare, real estate, and entertainment industries.

Services
Non-Fiction
Business & Management Career Guides Design Economics Education & Reference Entertainment Music Publishing Self-help & Self-improvement Travel

Work experience

Owner

Self-employed
January, 1988 – Present (almost 30 years)

• Develop media relations strategies that build awareness.
• Build relationships with local, national and trade media.
• Oversee marketing, communications, and public relations activities.
• Write newsworthy press releases, distribute them to the media and follow up.
• Provide consultation on what’s newsworthy and what’s not.
• Prepare spokespeople for media interviews.
• Collaborate with creative services to develop custom materials.
• Develop pitches, web copy, fact sheets, advertising, newsletters, biographies, and PowerPoint presentations.
• Create internal and external communications, including employee communications, web copy, and press releases.
• Monitor media coverage and prepare reports.
• Book keynote speakers and manage special events.
• Craft speaking proposals for national and local conferences.

Portfolio (15 selected works)

Time Paradox, The (Artemis Fowl, Book 6) (Artemis Fowl (Graphic Novels))

Eoin Colfer

When Artemis Fowl's mother contracts a life-threatening illness, his world is turned upside down. The only hope for a cure lies in the brain fluid of the silky sifaka lemur. Unfortunately, the animal is extinct due to a heartless bargain Artemis himself made as a younger boy. Though the odds are stacked against him, Artemis is not willing to give up. With the help of his fairy friends, the you... read more

When Artemis Fowl's mother contracts a life-threatening illness, his world is turned upside down. The only hope for a cure lies in the brain fluid of the silky sifaka lemur. Unfortunately, the animal is extinct due to a heartless bargain Artemis himself made as a younger boy. Though the odds are stacked against him, Artemis is not willing to give up. With the help of his fairy friends, the you... read more

Lobotomy: Surviving the Ramones

Dee Dee Ramone, Veronica Kofman

Lobotomy is a lurid and unlikely temperance tract from the underbelly of rock 'n' roll. Taking readers on a wild rollercoaster ride from his crazy childhood in Berlin and Munich to his lonely methadone-soaked stay at a cheap hotel in Earl's Court and newfound peace on the straight and narrow, Dee Dee Ramone catapults readers into the raw world of sex, addiction, and two-minute songs. It isn't ... read more

Lobotomy is a lurid and unlikely temperance tract from the underbelly of rock 'n' roll. Taking readers on a wild rollercoaster ride from his crazy childhood in Berlin and Munich to his lonely methadone-soaked stay at a cheap hotel in Earl's Court and newfound peace on the straight and narrow, Dee Dee Ramone catapults readers into the raw world of sex, addiction, and two-minute songs. It isn't ... read more

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

Mo Willems

When a bus driver takes a break from his route, a very unlikely volunteer springs up to take his place-a pigeon! But you've never met one like this before. As he pleads, wheedles, and begs his way through the book, children will love being able to answer back and decide his fate.In his hilarious picture book debut, popular cartoonist Mo Willems perfectly captures a preschooler's temper tantrum.

When a bus driver takes a break from his route, a very unlikely volunteer springs up to take his place-a pigeon! But you've never met one like this before. As he pleads, wheedles, and begs his way through the book, children will love being able to answer back and decide his fate.In his hilarious picture book debut, popular cartoonist Mo Willems perfectly captures a preschooler's temper tantrum.

Now You're Thinking!: Change Your Thinking...Transform Your Life

Judy Chartrand, Stewart Emery, Russ Hall, Heather Ishikawa, John Maketa

If you can change the way you think, you can change the world. That’s the theme of Now You’re Thinking! as it tells the story of how a 2-year old Iraqi girl’s life was saved through determination, courage, and critical thinking. The book begins with the heroic story of how a Marine battalion beat the odds to save this little girl, and ends with a model of critical thinking that will help you S... read more

If you can change the way you think, you can change the world. That’s the theme of Now You’re Thinking! as it tells the story of how a 2-year old Iraqi girl’s life was saved through determination, courage, and critical thinking. The book begins with the heroic story of how a Marine battalion beat the odds to save this little girl, and ends with a model of critical thinking that will help you S... read more

Real Moments: Bob Dylan (Omnibus Press)

Barry Feinstein

Few photographers had greater access to Bob Dylan than Barry Feinstein. Having taken the iconic photograph that appeared on Dylan’s The Times They Are A-Changin’ album in 1963, Feinstein was invited to Dylan’s European tour of 1966 and US tour of 1974. The photographs from these sessions and concerts, many previously unseen are included in this book.

Few photographers had greater access to Bob Dylan than Barry Feinstein. Having taken the iconic photograph that appeared on Dylan’s The Times They Are A-Changin’ album in 1963, Feinstein was invited to Dylan’s European tour of 1966 and US tour of 1974. The photographs from these sessions and concerts, many previously unseen are included in this book.

Taken By Storm (Omnibus Press)

Storm Thorgerson, Peter Curzon

Taken By Storm is a superb selection of British artist Storm Thorgerson’s work over the past 30 years. It features the best of Hipgnosis, Pink Floyd, and the Storm Studios and is a visual equivalent of a greatest hits album! Thorgerson’s prolific album art is presented in full-color and includes in-depth analysis of each image, including the themes and motivations that inspired the work as wel... read more

Taken By Storm is a superb selection of British artist Storm Thorgerson’s work over the past 30 years. It features the best of Hipgnosis, Pink Floyd, and the Storm Studios and is a visual equivalent of a greatest hits album! Thorgerson’s prolific album art is presented in full-color and includes in-depth analysis of each image, including the themes and motivations that inspired the work as wel... read more

Dear Boy: The Life of Keith Moon

Tony Fletcher

Keith Moon was more than just rock's greatest drummer, he was a phenomenal character and an extravagant hell raiser who - in a final, uncharacteristic act of grace - actually did die before he got old. This new edition includes a newly written After word that consiers Moon's lasting legacy, the death of John Entwistle and The Who's ongoing career in the new millennium. In this astonishing biog... read more

Keith Moon was more than just rock's greatest drummer, he was a phenomenal character and an extravagant hell raiser who - in a final, uncharacteristic act of grace - actually did die before he got old. This new edition includes a newly written After word that consiers Moon's lasting legacy, the death of John Entwistle and The Who's ongoing career in the new millennium. In this astonishing biog... read more

Beatles: A Diary: An Intimate Day by Day History

Barry Miles

No-one knows The Beatles inside story like Barry Miles, and no-one has had access to anywhere near as much intimate detail. Far more than a simple chronology, this book is pop music's greatest success story told just as it happened.

No-one knows The Beatles inside story like Barry Miles, and no-one has had access to anywhere near as much intimate detail. Far more than a simple chronology, this book is pop music's greatest success story told just as it happened.

Peaceful Parents, Peaceful Kids: Practical Ways to Create a Calm and Happy Home

Naomi Drew

Internationally respected and recognized educator Naomi Drew offers the first proven action plan for conflict resolution by parents at home. The strategies in "Peaceful Parents, Peaceful Kids" are based on the revolutionary program Drew developed for the classroom. She uses concrete situations, hands-on examples and testimonials from real mothers and fathers to guide parents through: -- Helpin... read more

Internationally respected and recognized educator Naomi Drew offers the first proven action plan for conflict resolution by parents at home. The strategies in "Peaceful Parents, Peaceful Kids" are based on the revolutionary program Drew developed for the classroom. She uses concrete situations, hands-on examples and testimonials from real mothers and fathers to guide parents through: -- Helpin... read more

A Leader's Guide to The Kids' Guide to Working Out Conflicts

Naomi Drew M.A.

This Leader’s Guide brings the student book, The Kids' Guide to Working Out Conflicts, into the classroom with lesson plans and reproducible handout masters.

This Leader’s Guide brings the student book, The Kids' Guide to Working Out Conflicts, into the classroom with lesson plans and reproducible handout masters.

Jay McGraw's Life Strategies for Dealing with Bullies

Jay McGraw

"Every day after that, Danny does something to frighten Craig....Craig is smaller and far too scared to tell even his parents, let alone his teachers. He is miserable. And every day, Danny tries harder to make it worse." On the internet, on playgrounds, and in schools across the country, thousands of elementary and middle school kids are picked on, teased, and harassed by bullies. It's somethi... read more

"Every day after that, Danny does something to frighten Craig....Craig is smaller and far too scared to tell even his parents, let alone his teachers. He is miserable. And every day, Danny tries harder to make it worse." On the internet, on playgrounds, and in schools across the country, thousands of elementary and middle school kids are picked on, teased, and harassed by bullies. It's somethi... read more

Shards of War: Fleeing to & from Uzbekistan

Ph. D. Michael G. Kesler

On June 24, 1941, Michael, 16, and his sister, 19, leave their home in Dubno in Ukraine, just ahead of the advancing German armies. Fleeing by foot and train, deep into Ukraine and beyond, the teens spend a brutal winter in a town near Stalingrad, where they nearly perish from hunger and cold. In July of 1942, they escape again ahead of the Germans' onslaught. The siblings' saga of loss, coura... read more

On June 24, 1941, Michael, 16, and his sister, 19, leave their home in Dubno in Ukraine, just ahead of the advancing German armies. Fleeing by foot and train, deep into Ukraine and beyond, the teens spend a brutal winter in a town near Stalingrad, where they nearly perish from hunger and cold. In July of 1942, they escape again ahead of the Germans' onslaught. The siblings' saga of loss, coura... read more

Conversations With the Cannibals: The End of the Old South Pacific

Michael Krieger

Large gift presentation on the front blank page otherwise would be fine.

Large gift presentation on the front blank page otherwise would be fine.

Fade to Black

Paul Donnelley

Chronicles the lives and deaths of more than 1,200 movie personalities. Included are not just the big stars but a wealth of important characters from the history of film. Some achieved world fame or great power. Some were consigned to obscurity after one scandal too many. Others hid dark secrets that would only emerge after their deaths.

Chronicles the lives and deaths of more than 1,200 movie personalities. Included are not just the big stars but a wealth of important characters from the history of film. Some achieved world fame or great power. Some were consigned to obscurity after one scandal too many. Others hid dark secrets that would only emerge after their deaths.

Mind over Matter: The Images of Pink Floyd

Storm Thorgerson, Peter Curzon

Mind Over Matter comprises ninety percent of Pink Floyd's artwork. First about design and phtography, it includes never-before-seen roughs, rejects and variations.

Mind Over Matter comprises ninety percent of Pink Floyd's artwork. First about design and phtography, it includes never-before-seen roughs, rejects and variations.

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