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Morgan Canclini-Mitchell

Morgan Canclini-Mitchell - Publicist

Nashville, United States

Publicist specializing in non-fiction titles with crossover appeal from mainstream to Christian. Formerly PR Director for Worthy Publishing.

Overview

I am a publicist specializing in titles + authors with crossover appeal from mainstream to Christian. I spearhead traditional and digital publicity campaigns for my clients in various facets of the entertainment industry, including authors.

I have been a featured in Fast Company magazine, Bustle, Christianity Today, Nashville Lifestyles magazine, and as a speaker at Baylor University, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Alabama, among others. Past and current clients include: award-winning radio show hosts, ASCAP’s Songwriters of the Century, Bravo reality show stars, Fox News correspondents, New York Times best-selling authors, NBA championship players, hit network television shows, former NFL MVPs, renowned politicians, and Grammy award-winning recording artists.

I looking forward to working with and supporting you through media + buyer awareness as we spread your message!

Services
Non-Fiction
Business & Management Children's Books (Non-Fiction) Christian (Non-Fiction) Entertainment Parenting & Families Politics & Current Affairs Religion & Spirituality

Work experience

Literary Publicist

Self-employed
November, 2016 – Present (about 1 year)

My team and I represent talent in all facets of entertainment from reality show stars to app developers to best-selling authors and film projects.

Past and current clients include: award-winning radio show hosts, ASCAP’s Songwriters of the Century, Bravo reality show stars, Fox News correspondents, New York Times best-selling authors, NBA championship players, hit network television shows, former NFL MVPs, renowned politicians, and Grammy award-winning recording artists.

Director of Public Relations

Worthy Publishing
May, 2011 – November, 2015 (over 4 years)

Expand client (ASCAP’s Songwriters of the Century, Bravo reality show stars, Fox News correspondents, numerous New York Times best-selling authors, former NFL MVPs, renowned politicians, and Grammy award-winning recording artists) platform through national and regional television, print, radio, and online media; coordinate media tours, appearances and special events; implement all public relations activities from concept through execution, including press kits, reviews and final product mailings; compile contacts for inclusion in pitch lists; liaison between author, publishing company, and media outlets; oversee production and distribution of advanced reader’s copies (NetGalley and physical); create and review press releases, pitch letters and other promotional materials; compile and disseminate press updates/clip reports; oversee contracted public relations firms; coordinate permissions with domestic and international subsidiaries; maintain budgets for publicity and marketing departments; assist with development of catalogs and promotional materials; coordinate with outside design firms; manage company social networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram); participate in tradeshow events; assemble and execute author blog tours; oversee internship program; organize author tours (confirmation of events, arrange travel, liaison with outside contacts, secure local media to promote events); attend publicity and strategy meetings and craft publicity plans for titles; accompany authors on media tours and other promotional events; conceptualization, creation and management of Worthy Publishing Group's blogger portal and database "First Look"; creation and management of Worthy Publishing's internship program.

Marketing & Media Manager

Tri Star Sports & Entertainment Group
August, 2009 – May, 2011 (over 1 year)

Day-to-day management of high-profile celebrity clientele; perpetuated client brands and generated revenue by maximizing opportunities for exposure (advertising/PR campaigns, product and event endorsements, personal appearances, promotions, licensing, print and media opportunities, television and movie castings, charitable activities, speaking engagements, sponsorships); created and maintained online presence for clients (official websites, Twitter, Facebook, blogs, iTunes, YouTube); maintained media library; coordinated songwriting appointments; managed library of work tapes and facilitated creation of demos for television actress/aspiring country artist; coordinated rights/licenses/royalties of client work with publishing companies and performing rights organizations (ASCAP/BMI/SESAC); handled clients’ fan mail; successfully oversaw press events; coordinated styling of clients.

Portfolio (20 selected works)

Confessions of a Scholarship Winner: The Secrets That Helped Me Win $500,000 in Free Money for College- How You Can Too!

Kristina Ellis

How ANY student--including YOU!--can win scholarships and earn free money for college! On the first day of high school, Kristina Ellis's mom--a single, working mother who lost her husband to cancer--informed her that she could not financially support her after graduation. Kristina would need to find her own way to pay for college. As an average student with less-than-impressive test scores, Kr... read more

How ANY student--including YOU!--can win scholarships and earn free money for college! On the first day of high school, Kristina Ellis's mom--a single, working mother who lost her husband to cancer--informed her that she could not financially support her after graduation. Kristina would need to find her own way to pay for college. As an average student with less-than-impressive test scores, Kr... read more

The Serving Leader: Five Powerful Actions to Transform Your Team, Business, and Community

Ken Jennings, John Stahl-Wert

The Serving LeaderFive Powerful Actions to Transform Your Team, Business, and Community, 10th Anniversary Edition, Revised and ExpandedIt's people who make organizations great, so how can leaders best help their people achieve that greatness? As Ken Jennings and John Stahl-Wert show in this new edition of their bestseller, you can't just demand greatness—you have to inspire it. The most effect... read more

The Serving LeaderFive Powerful Actions to Transform Your Team, Business, and Community, 10th Anniversary Edition, Revised and ExpandedIt's people who make organizations great, so how can leaders best help their people achieve that greatness? As Ken Jennings and John Stahl-Wert show in this new edition of their bestseller, you can't just demand greatness—you have to inspire it. The most effect... read more

The Great Carp Escape

Irish Beth Maddock

Tadpoles, clams, and minnows-wow! For siblings Beth and Paul, growing up on a lake is fun... until they're startled by a "fishy" find along the shoreline. When they discover the scaly, moustached carp, they become afraid.Seasons pass, and Beth and Paul avoid the swampy reeds at all costs-until a flood brings about a life-or-death situation for the creepy looking carp, right in their own backya... read more

Tadpoles, clams, and minnows-wow! For siblings Beth and Paul, growing up on a lake is fun... until they're startled by a "fishy" find along the shoreline. When they discover the scaly, moustached carp, they become afraid.Seasons pass, and Beth and Paul avoid the swampy reeds at all costs-until a flood brings about a life-or-death situation for the creepy looking carp, right in their own backya... read more

Hope for the Caregiver: Encouraging Words to Strengthen Your Spirit

Peter Rosenberger

A caregiver is someone who helps meet the special needs of others-without pay and often at great personal cost to their own career, finances, social life, and mental health. Hope for the Caregiver shares hard-won wisdom from a thirty-year caregiver who reminds fellow caregivers of God's presence, strength, and faithfulness in every circumstance. Plumbing his decades of experience, the author p... read more

A caregiver is someone who helps meet the special needs of others-without pay and often at great personal cost to their own career, finances, social life, and mental health. Hope for the Caregiver shares hard-won wisdom from a thirty-year caregiver who reminds fellow caregivers of God's presence, strength, and faithfulness in every circumstance. Plumbing his decades of experience, the author p... read more

Finally Free

Michael Vick

One of the most talented and polarizing athletes of our generation, Michael Vick's stunning story has captured news headlines across the nation. From his poverty-stricken youth, to his success on the field in high school and college, to his rise to NFL stardom and his fall from grace, Finally Free shows how a gifted athlete's life spiraled out of control under the glare of money and fame, aide... read more

One of the most talented and polarizing athletes of our generation, Michael Vick's stunning story has captured news headlines across the nation. From his poverty-stricken youth, to his success on the field in high school and college, to his rise to NFL stardom and his fall from grace, Finally Free shows how a gifted athlete's life spiraled out of control under the glare of money and fame, aide... read more

The Whitney I Knew

Bebe Winans

A virtual album of BeBe Winans' treasured memories of his friend and "sister," Whitney Houston. In the years between the first time BeBe Winans and Whitney Houston met in 1985, to the day he delivered the tribute that touched a watching nation at Houston's funeral, a deep and unique friendship bloomed and thrived. They considered each other family in the truest sense of the word. Now this very... read more

A virtual album of BeBe Winans' treasured memories of his friend and "sister," Whitney Houston. In the years between the first time BeBe Winans and Whitney Houston met in 1985, to the day he delivered the tribute that touched a watching nation at Houston's funeral, a deep and unique friendship bloomed and thrived. They considered each other family in the truest sense of the word. Now this very... read more

The Jeremiah Study Bible, NKJV: What It Says. What It Means. What It Means for You.

David Jeremiah

NEW AND LIFE-CHANGING… What It Says. What It Means. What It Means for You. Drawn from more than 40 years of study, Dr. David Jeremiah, one of America's leading Bible teachers, has produced a deeply personal and comprehensive study Bible packed with features specifically focused to help you discover what Scripture says, what Scripture means and, most importantly, what Scripture means for you. T... read more

NEW AND LIFE-CHANGING… What It Says. What It Means. What It Means for You. Drawn from more than 40 years of study, Dr. David Jeremiah, one of America's leading Bible teachers, has produced a deeply personal and comprehensive study Bible packed with features specifically focused to help you discover what Scripture says, what Scripture means and, most importantly, what Scripture means for you. T... read more

The Good Fight: How Conflict Can Bring You Closer

Les Parrott, Leslie Parrott

THE FIGHT THAT CAN SAVE YOUR MARRIAGEDrawing on extensive research, not to mention their years as marriage counselors, best-selling authors Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott uncover common misbeliefs about marital conflict. Let's face it, the fur flies for every couple. But only a few discover this secret:IT'S HOW YOU FIGHT, NOT WHETHER YOU FIGHTWhether you are dating, engaged, newly married or marr... read more

THE FIGHT THAT CAN SAVE YOUR MARRIAGEDrawing on extensive research, not to mention their years as marriage counselors, best-selling authors Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott uncover common misbeliefs about marital conflict. Let's face it, the fur flies for every couple. But only a few discover this secret:IT'S HOW YOU FIGHT, NOT WHETHER YOU FIGHTWhether you are dating, engaged, newly married or marr... read more

Food Triggers: End Your Cravings, Eat Well and Live Better

Rhona Epstein

TRUE FREEDOMFROM WHAT CONTROLS YOU For anyone who’s ever eaten more cookies, chips, pasta, or bread than you meant to, Food Triggers can help you stop. Amazing new research on how your body chemistry works shows that you can find freedom from overeating, lose weight, and navigate better food choices. Food Triggers is teeming with practical applications, biblical insight, and inspiring true sto... read more

TRUE FREEDOMFROM WHAT CONTROLS YOU For anyone who’s ever eaten more cookies, chips, pasta, or bread than you meant to, Food Triggers can help you stop. Amazing new research on how your body chemistry works shows that you can find freedom from overeating, lose weight, and navigate better food choices. Food Triggers is teeming with practical applications, biblical insight, and inspiring true sto... read more

The Miracle of the Kurds: A Remarkable Story of Hope Reborn in Northern Iraq

Stephen Mansfield

Kurdistan is what America wanted Iraq to be.It's America's reward. Hundreds of thousands of Kurds were murdered under the tyrannical regime of Saddam Hussein. Some four thousand Kurdish villages were destroyed. Betrayed again and again by the nations of the world, the Kurds were as decimated as any people in history. Then came the Kurdish Miracle, that combination of ancient wisdom and modern ... read more

Kurdistan is what America wanted Iraq to be.It's America's reward. Hundreds of thousands of Kurds were murdered under the tyrannical regime of Saddam Hussein. Some four thousand Kurdish villages were destroyed. Betrayed again and again by the nations of the world, the Kurds were as decimated as any people in history. Then came the Kurdish Miracle, that combination of ancient wisdom and modern ... read more

Beyond Orange County: A Housewives Guide to Faith and Happiness

Lydia McLaughlin

When Lydia McLaughlin made the controversial choice to walk away from her popular role on The Real Housewives of Orange County, she had two good reasons: faith and family In Beyond Orange County, Lydia writes about the strength and grace it takes for each of us to choose a life of purpose. She also shares behind-the-scenes insights from Hollywood, lessons she has learned both on and off the sc... read more

When Lydia McLaughlin made the controversial choice to walk away from her popular role on The Real Housewives of Orange County, she had two good reasons: faith and family In Beyond Orange County, Lydia writes about the strength and grace it takes for each of us to choose a life of purpose. She also shares behind-the-scenes insights from Hollywood, lessons she has learned both on and off the sc... read more

Roar: The New Conservative Woman Speaks Out

Scottie Nell Hughes

Are you sick and tired of watching your city, state and country spiral out of control and into the hands of liberals, whether Democrats or “Republicans in Name Only?” If so, you will be inspired to make a difference as you read the passionate battle cry of Scottie Nell Hughes. In the past, conservative women worked hard to nurture their homes, their churches and their communities, committing t... read more

Are you sick and tired of watching your city, state and country spiral out of control and into the hands of liberals, whether Democrats or “Republicans in Name Only?” If so, you will be inspired to make a difference as you read the passionate battle cry of Scottie Nell Hughes. In the past, conservative women worked hard to nurture their homes, their churches and their communities, committing t... read more

Lay It Down: How Letting Go Brings Out Your Best

Randall Cunningham, Tim Willard

Former NFL MVP Randall Cunningham knows that God can do miraculous things in our lives--not in spite of our pain but because of it. Weaving together his remarkable story as a Pro Bowl quarterback with the principles of contented living that he's discovered, Cunningham--who is now a mentor and a pastor--comes alongside you to coach you through your own struggles. These truths will give you the ... read more

Former NFL MVP Randall Cunningham knows that God can do miraculous things in our lives--not in spite of our pain but because of it. Weaving together his remarkable story as a Pro Bowl quarterback with the principles of contented living that he's discovered, Cunningham--who is now a mentor and a pastor--comes alongside you to coach you through your own struggles. These truths will give you the ... read more

At Any Cost: Overcoming Every Obstacle to Bring Our Children Home

Mike Jones, Hayley Jones

It is so encouraging to hear God s people share their hearts with transparency and vulnerability...At Any Cost is worth the read! Ben and Julianna Zobrist, MLB All-Star and Christian singer, and authors of Double Play Get ready for your life to be impacted by the radical message of the gospel. Get ready to laugh. Get ready to cry. Get ready to listen to the voice of God. Thom S. Rainer, Presid... read more

It is so encouraging to hear God s people share their hearts with transparency and vulnerability...At Any Cost is worth the read! Ben and Julianna Zobrist, MLB All-Star and Christian singer, and authors of Double Play Get ready for your life to be impacted by the radical message of the gospel. Get ready to laugh. Get ready to cry. Get ready to listen to the voice of God. Thom S. Rainer, Presid... read more

Fight Back With Joy: Celebrate More. Regret Less. Stare Down Your Greatest Fears.

Margaret Feinberg

When Margaret Feinberg learned she had cancer, she knew she would need great strength to overcome it. She believed the weapon she selected for the battle would change everything. And she decided that weapon would be joy. Joy Is More Than Whimsy. It’s the Weapon You Can Use to Fight Life’s Greatest Battles. Through months of treatment, questions, and hopes, Margaret discovered that joy is a far... read more

When Margaret Feinberg learned she had cancer, she knew she would need great strength to overcome it. She believed the weapon she selected for the battle would change everything. And she decided that weapon would be joy. Joy Is More Than Whimsy. It’s the Weapon You Can Use to Fight Life’s Greatest Battles. Through months of treatment, questions, and hopes, Margaret discovered that joy is a far... read more

Four Blood Moons: Something Is About to Change

John Hagee

"...There will be signs in the sun, in the moon, and in the stars...Now when these things begin to happen, look up and lift up your heads, because your redemption draws near." Luke 21:25a, 28 It is rare that Scripture, science, and history align with each other, yet the last three series of Four Blood Moons have done exactly that. Are these the “signs” that God refers to in His Word? If they a... read more

"...There will be signs in the sun, in the moon, and in the stars...Now when these things begin to happen, look up and lift up your heads, because your redemption draws near." Luke 21:25a, 28 It is rare that Scripture, science, and history align with each other, yet the last three series of Four Blood Moons have done exactly that. Are these the “signs” that God refers to in His Word? If they a... read more

Love Story: The Hand that holds us from the garden to the gates

Nichole Nordeman

The best-selling album has inspired a heart-melting book In Love Story, one of Christian music's most remarkable singer- songwriters brings to the printed page her proven gift for mining the gritty soil of everyday experience and emerging with poignant gems of spiritual insight. Based on the songs of the popular albums, Music Inspired by The Story, Dove Award winner Nichole Nordeman takes us i... read more

The best-selling album has inspired a heart-melting book In Love Story, one of Christian music's most remarkable singer- songwriters brings to the printed page her proven gift for mining the gritty soil of everyday experience and emerging with poignant gems of spiritual insight. Based on the songs of the popular albums, Music Inspired by The Story, Dove Award winner Nichole Nordeman takes us i... read more

How Could I Ask for More: Stories of Blessings, Battles, and Beauty

Cindy Morgan

Inspired by the award winning song How Could I Ask for More, Cindy takes you on a journey in search of the answer why is enough never enough? How much more is more than enough? Her evocative writing about the people, places, and experiences that made her who she is will pierce your heart and challenge you to see the good things in your life as well as those things that threaten to keep you fro... read more

Inspired by the award winning song How Could I Ask for More, Cindy takes you on a journey in search of the answer why is enough never enough? How much more is more than enough? Her evocative writing about the people, places, and experiences that made her who she is will pierce your heart and challenge you to see the good things in your life as well as those things that threaten to keep you fro... read more

Face to Face: Discover How Mentoring Can Change Your Life

Jayme Hull

An indispensable resource on what everyone needs: a mentorWhether you have a mentor, can’t seem to find one, or haven’t even thought to look, Jayme Hull walks you through every aspect of this critical relationship, including:Its purpose, value, and benefitsMarks of a healthy mentoring relationshipInitiating, navigating, and even ending a mentorshipBecoming a mentor to othersPacked with stories... read more

An indispensable resource on what everyone needs: a mentorWhether you have a mentor, can’t seem to find one, or haven’t even thought to look, Jayme Hull walks you through every aspect of this critical relationship, including:Its purpose, value, and benefitsMarks of a healthy mentoring relationshipInitiating, navigating, and even ending a mentorshipBecoming a mentor to othersPacked with stories... read more

The Orphan, the Widow & Me: Paying It Forward with Both Hands

JT Olson

After being orphaned as a child alongside his four siblings, JT Olson went on to start a faith-based non-profit serving orphans and widows. Olson's childhood tragedy gave him an overwhelming understanding of the need to find loving homes for the world's orphaned and vulnerable children. Both Hands follows his powerful journey towards spiritual restoration by recounting significant moments in h... read more

After being orphaned as a child alongside his four siblings, JT Olson went on to start a faith-based non-profit serving orphans and widows. Olson's childhood tragedy gave him an overwhelming understanding of the need to find loving homes for the world's orphaned and vulnerable children. Both Hands follows his powerful journey towards spiritual restoration by recounting significant moments in h... read more

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