ASJA Celebrity Journalism panel (Webcast)

This is a free webcast provided by the American Society of Journalists & Authors:

Ever wondered how to nail an interview with an A-list celebrity? Do you read gossip columns? Maybe you enjoy reading about new television shows and its stars. Find out what it is like to interview celebrities, how to work with publicists who guard them, and where to find markets. 

Michele C. Hollow recently started interviewing A-list celebrities for her pet column. She has interviewed Betty White, Rob Lowe, and Willie Nelson. She writes the animal welfare blog, Pet News and Views. She specializes in writing about pets, wildlife, interiors, and travel for several leading newspapers and magazines. 

Dorri Olds is an award-winning writer who has published hundreds of articles for web and print markets including The New York Times and The Forward. Olds is a featured writer for The Blot and NBC Petside. Olds interviews A-list stars and writes movie and book reviews. In addition, her site's three blogs: Movies, Dogs, and OldsNews have a large audience. Her YouTube channel boasts nearly 200,000 views. She's a whiz with web design, branding, marketing and social media. 

Joel Keller is one of the cofounders of the site Antenna Free TV and cohosts the weekly AFT Podcast. He was editor-in-chief of the now-defunct TV Squad, and since those heady days, he's written about TV and other topics for The New York Times, The A.V. Club,,, Fast Company's Co.Create, Vulture, Zap2It and elsewhere. 

Lynn Munroe, Founder and Head PR Gunner at Maracaibo Media Group, has more than 25 years of experience in public relations, marketing and creative media services. She started her career as a television writer and producer and then took her rolodex and put it to work in the corporate marketplace. Lynn has held senior communications and marketing positions at Fortune 500 companies such as Reader's Digest. She started Maracaibo Media in 2006 out of her home. Today, the company is headquartered in New City, NY, and has satellite offices and a network of professionals in New York, California, and India!

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