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Heather Kirk

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Literature to Light

November 19, 2015
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Media Kitty looks back on its support of The Gardiner Museum’s media and VIP debut of Canadian artist photographer Mark Rayne’s Roberts ILLUMINATION as a highlight of the Fall. The exhibit brought Media Kitty members like Kacaba Vineyards Winery and journalists from the Globe & Mail and more together to celebrate literature and art in a spectacular setting. To learn more about the artist and his work to shine a light on Canadian authors, visit markraynesroberts.com  …

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Title Talk

September 20, 2015
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Fetch a coffee and plant yourself. Whether you are a writer, reader or marketer, the latest nosecount of new magazine titles may make you flip. Joining Smithsonian and Lonely Planet in new releases for the travel set, Monocle has announced the Escapist. Super niche — for Pokemon lovers, cockroach aficionados, style seekers — and online-only publications like W, the Instagram magazine for whisky lovers are the call for publishers worldwide. Promoters down under are sure to be eyeing MillionaireAsia for…

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Aligning with the Stars

September 3, 2015
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Destination marketers are going backstage with celebrities to draw youthful, music loving global travelers. Pitbull is now an official Visit Florida ambassador. Video shoots, social media shoutouts using #LoveFL at concerts around the world are part of the promotional partnership. “Pitbull is certainly ‘Mr. Worldwide,’ but he’s also a native Floridian with a true passion for the Sunshine State,” said Paul Phipps, chief marketing officer for Visit Florida. “Aligning our two brands not only allows us to have a Florida ambassador…

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Zap To It – Microwavable Notebook

August 26, 2015
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Losing your notebook is now a good thing. We’re not talking coffee spills, three ways to ruin a notebook or deep fried notebooks. Rocketbook is a digital notebook that you can advance order now that you simply micro to start anew. Fancy! Rocketbook from RocketInnovations on Vimeo.…

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Media Kitty Revamp

August 18, 2015
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We waited, watched, listened, learned, tooled and tinkered. And now, we are pleased to introduce a new Media Kitty. Keen to get it just right, we surveyed and heard from many of our 10,000 members. From freelance photographers to heavy-weight editors, from solo PR agents to heady brands. Our mission? Explore exactly what additional features and services you wanted. With enough trips to the drawing board to wear the floor boards, a host of new team members with fresh energy, new…

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Kitty Corner: NYC Yacht Party

August 16, 2015
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The Media Kitty team made its way to Manhattan this Spring to mix it up with members, hosted aboard the Hornblower Infinity. Any chance to make waves, build bonds and map future stories, we go overboard! A misty, magical evening saw long time friends like Peter Guttman, Bruce Northam and Marybeth Bond and so many more meet new ones like Olga Maria Czarkowski and Sean Griffith! One of Canada’s most iconic visitor experiences — Hornblower Niagara Cruises and their New…

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