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Meet Ava Roxanne Stritt, Freelance Writer, Travel & Wellness

January 13, 2016
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Surround yourself with those you admire. Don’t assume anyone is competition Are you a long time user of Media Kitty or a recent member? A long time user, since January 2010. What do you hope to get out of the new relaunched Media Kitty? More connections to help me craft the perfect pitch and stories! What are the achievements in your job that you are most proud of? Well, I just got a great new Brand Ambassador gig as an…

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Meet Alisha McDarris, Freelance Writer & Photographer

January 5, 2016
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“Every mishap, or missed train, is a potential adventure in disguise”   What do you hope to get out of the new look Media Kitty? To enjoy utilising the more user-friendly interface and to make connections with people who could use my work! What’s the most fun part of your job? Getting to do whatever I want whenever I want (like travel). I love the freedom of the freelance lifestyle, even if it doesn’t come with a regular pay check…

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Meet Paul Sharman, Writer & Photographer

December 18, 2015
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I want to have the most diverse and interesting photo set possible from a trip Are you a long time user of Media Kitty or a recent member? I joined Media Kitty several years ago originally but got busy elsewhere and so have just recently re-subscribed my account. How can Media Kitty members work with you? As a freelance writer and photographer specialising in outdoor adventures and fishing locations in particular, I am always looking for fellow members and contacts in…

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Meet Linda Tancs, Writer & Content Developer

December 9, 2015
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I am a master at short reads, cramming the greatest amount of information into the smallest amount of space Are you a long time user of Media Kitty or a recent member? I have been a member since around 2007 or 2008. How can Media Kitty members work with you? As a journalist, author and brand/communications consultant with particular expertise in the travel/tourism industry, my hope is to connect with PR pros looking for content development. I am also keen on…

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Meet Kathryne Grisim, Journalist & Media Consultant

December 1, 2015
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“Joining Media Kitty meant I got to go on a fabulous fam trip pretty quickly” Are you a long time user of Media Kitty or a recent member? A relatively recent early 2015 member. How have you benefited from being a Media Kitty member? Joining Media Kitty meant I got to go on a fabulous fam trip pretty quickly. I met fellow Canadian travel writers and a couple of terrific American ones while on the ‘Montreal- A Festival a Day’…

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Meet Co-Editors in Chief of City Style and Living Magazine; Kailash and Shivana Maharaj

November 26, 2015
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“We want to establish long term, fruitful relationships with Media Kitty members” What do you hope to get out of the new relaunched Media Kitty? We want to continue to develop and create long standing relationships with Media Kitty members. Travel and lifestyle is integral to City Style and Living Magazine and CSL’s media venues, and we hope to receive pitches, continue to have ongoing communication with members, get up-to-date information and ideas and use and contribute to the resources available…

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Meet Leigh Cort, PR Company President

November 18, 2015
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“Over the years, many journalists have found me and my clients through Media Kitty” Are you a long time user of Media Kitty or a recent member? I’ve been a long-time subscriber to Media Kitty on behalf of my company hospitality clients on the east coast. What do you hope to get out of the new relaunched Media Kitty? I’m looking forward to being able to better represent my hotel and inn clients with great photos and content in order…

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Meet Joe Baur, Travel Writer and Film Maker

November 9, 2015
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“Getting to tell a story in hopes of changing minds is what I love” Are you a long time user of Media Kitty or a recent member? It’s been a few years! What do you hope to get out of the new relaunched Media Kitty? I hope to make more connections with folks like those who already reached out to me on Media Kitty about being on my travel podcast, Without A Path, as well as contacts with DMOs/CVBs in…

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Meet Susan Manlin Katzman, Freelance Travel & Food Journalist

October 31, 2015
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Are you long time or recent user of Media Kitty? I’m a long time fan of Media Kitty. I sure like the re-design, especially The Instinct section, and love that you asked me to participate. How can Media Kitty members work with you?  As always – continue supplying interesting information and opening doors for invitations and assignments. What is the best way for other members to find out more about you and your work? Check out my blog: Sweet Leisure…

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