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The Pitchin' and Sippin' Podcast

Come pour it out beyond THEPRBAR inc. with Founder Lexie Smith for her all-new Pitchin’ and Sippin’ podcast.

From behind-the-scenes interviews with the media, to honest conversations with other PR pros, to a look at inspiring brands and entrepreneurs that are rocking the world of PR, the Pitchin’ and Sippin’ Podcast talks tips, while taking sips, and openly discussing what makes those in the world of PR tick.

Join in from nine to wine to learn what really goes into landing press and achieving true influence, impact, and organic revenue with PR.

You can find all the episodes streaming below

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LATEST EPISODES

Landing The Kelly Clarkson Show & How PR Fuels Impact with the Co-Founders of Every Day Action

Learn how the founders of Every Day Action landed The Kelly Clarkson Show & How PR fuels impact – Pitchin’ and Sippin’ Podcast.

Five Things to Prepare Before You Get Press with Your Host Lexie Smith

Learn 5 things you should what you need to prepare before you get press with Pitchin’ and Sippin’ Host Lexie Smith

How to Glow Up Your Instagram Strategy with Jada Sinclair of Glow Vibes Social

Learn how to Glow Up Your Instagram Strategy with Brand Strategist and Serial Entrepreneur Jada Sinclair of Glow Vibes Social

How to Develop Thought Leadership with Your Host Lexie Smith

Learn more about how to develop thought leadership with your host Lexie Smith on the Pitchin’ and Sippin’ Podcast.

Product Placement & Pitching with PR Pro Brandi Sims of Brandinc PR

Learn product placement pitching do’s and don’ts with PR pro Brandi Sims of Brandinc PR.

No Basic Pitching with Lexie Smith – The Sixth Degree Podcast Feed Drop

Learn the difference between PR and marketing, And much more – No Basic Pitching with Lexie Smith – The Sixth Degree Podcast Feed Drop

Successful Pitching Insights with Freelance Journalist and Founder Brittney Oliver

Learn more about Brittney Oliver’s career in PR, media and entrepreneurship, she gives pitching tips and perspectives from the 3 different hats she wears – PR pro, journalist and founder.

Multimedia Storytelling & Interview Hacks with Forbes Contributor & Filmmaker Jia Wertz

Jia Wertz is an entrepreneur, the founder and fashion designer of Studio 15, a featured writer for Forbes, Co-host of the Speaking of Crime podcast, and an award-winning documentary filmmaker pursuing stories that explore wrongful convictions in the name of protecting the social order.

How to Create a Promotional Launch Plan with The Forward Female

How to create a promotional launch plan with Priscilla Presley and Lauren Cheek – Co-Founders of The Forward Female. The duo also share their best tips to avoid overwhelm and burnout when launching, and the power of partnerships, collaboration, and accountability.

Media Pitching Preferences – Rapid Fire Round Up

Listen in for a recap of 8 different journalist’s personal pitching preferences in this week’s rapid-fire round-up on Pitchin’ and Sippin’.

Fundraising as a Female Founder with Emily McDonald of The Stylist LA

Emily McDonald is an Entrepreneur, Consultant, Business Coach and the Founder of The Stylist LA. We talk about fundraising as a female founder, influencer marketing, and much more.

How Bustle Digital Group’s Editor-in-Chief Drove Massive Digital Traffic with Kate Ward of The Dipp

In today’s episode we chat through the role of an Editor-in-Chief, how she’s managed to drive massive digital traffic through a diversified content strategy, the realities of covering breaking news, the first steps she took in launching her current media company venture, and as always, much more.

State of PR 2021 Report With Lexie Smith (Your Host!)

This week on the Pitchin’ and Sippin’ podcast, we are doing another solo recording by your host and yours truly, Lexie Smith. This episode is focused on reviewing and analyzing the State of PR 2021 Report by Muck Rack.

Meet the Media: Entrepreneur.com + Getting Camera Ready with Jessica Abo

Jessica Abo who is a highly sought-after media trainer, storytelling coach, award-winning journalist, and best-selling author. In today’s episode we dive into getting camera ready (specifically how to go from camera shy to camera ready) she gives us tips on how to show up unfiltered and authentically on social media, and we go into a rapid fire on her top pitching do’s and don’ts.

Developing a Global Media Strategy and Point of View with Rita Kakati-Shah

Rita Kakati-Shah is a gender, diversity, inclusion, and career strategist and founder and CEO of Uma. Learn how to develop a global media strategy.

Creating an Annual News Cycle & Lookbook for Your Brand with PR Pro Carolyn Sutton

Learn how to create an annual news cycle and lookbook with PR Pro Carolyn Sutton of Carolyn Sutton PR and Brand Your Brand™ on the Pitchin’ and Sippin’ podcast with Lexie Smith

Winning Big Media Awards & Amplifying Visibility with Gesche Haas of Dreamers & Doers

Gesche Haas is the Founder and CEO of Dreamers & Doers, a private collective for entrepreneurial women. We talk about winning big media awards, amplifying visibility, and much more.

The Future of PR & Mixternal Relations with PR Daily’s Diane Schwartz

The Future of PR & Mixternal Relations with PR Daily’s Diane Schwartz Episode 33 – Pitchin’ and Sippin’ – The Future of PR & Mixternal Relations Diane Schwartz is the CEO of Ragan Communications, a media and training company that serves communicators with best-in-class events, training, membership organizations and award-winning service journalism with the Ragan,…

Landing Big Partnerships & Book Deals with Olivia Christian of Own Your Story

Olivia Christian is a brand strategist that coaches teams and individuals to create a compelling brand story. She shares tips and talks about how she landed big partnerships & book deals, like Google, Twitter, and Visa.

The Power of Social Media, Greenroom + Iced Americanos with Guest Trifecta Giselle Ugarte

Giselle Ugarte is a motivational speaker, online performance coach, marketing consultant, influencer, and former radio and TV personality. She talks about the power of social media and community.

Entreprenista, SEO + ABJ Smoothies with Newsworthy Founder Stephanie Cartin

Stephanie Cartin is the co-founder of Entreprenista and SocialFly. She walks us through her entrepreneurial journey and talks about how PR is key for SEO and building credibility.

PR Girl Manifesto, Hold The Press + Kombucha with PR Pro Fatou Barry

Fatou Barry is the founder of PR Girl Manifesto, AB Media Group, and the co-founder of Hold The Press. Fatou dives into community building and calls for action and accountability in the PR industry.

2021 State of the Media and Journalism Report + Flying Embers with Guest Trifecta Lexie Smith (Your Host!)

Season 1 of the Pitchin’ and Sippin’ podcast wraps up with Host Lexie Smith reviewing the 2021 State of the Media and Journalism Report

Scaling to Six-Figures, Getting PR Blacklisted + Jack and Pineapples with PR Pro Brittany Mobley

Brittany Mobley is the founder and CEO of Culturit Public Relations and Design Co. Culturit was able to scale to six figures during the pandemic. And Brittany shares her journey and best tips to succeed in PR

Authentic Storytelling, The Gnar Gnar Honeys & Iced Matcha Lattes with Guest Trifecta Monica Medellin

Monica Medellin is a director, producer, CEO and Co-Founder of The Gnar Gnar Honeys, a creative collective of directors, producers, cinematographers, and editors. We talk about the need for inclusion and authentic storytelling in the media.

Newsworthy Founder: PR Mindset, Defining Success + Manhattans with Kim Argetsinger

Today’s guest is Kim Argetsinger, a highly sought-after mindset coach and business mentor. Kim dives into the world of mindset and gives listeners tangible and actionable advice on how to move past self-doubt and start seeing massive success in PR and life.

Meet the Media: Create & Cultivate, Editorial Calendars & Craft Beer with Megan Beauchamp

On today’s show we have Megan Beauchamp, managing editor at Create & Cultivate, the modern platform for women who want to build their business or career. In her job, no two days are the same, and we talk about content, editorial calendars, and of course, all things pitching!

Get to Know Your Host Lexie Smith of THEPRBAR inc. – Self Made Sister Podcast Feed Drop

I thought it was about time you guys learn a little bit more about the host behind the show – me! Check out my interview on the Self Made Sister podcast with Anna Keenan to learn more about my career and all things THEPRBAR inc.

PR Pro – DE&I, Allyship + Moscow Mules with Jasmin Jiménez

Today’s guest is Jasmine Jimenez, senior publicist for PPG, former publicist for Ancestry and Edelman PR, and current Johns Hopkins University graduate student pursuing a Master’s of Science degree in organizational leadership. Jasmin discusses DE&I and allyship and addresses how to pitch DE&I stories in a meaningful way.

Newsworthy Founder: Confidence in front of the Camera, Client Relations + Golden Lattes with Praise Santos

Today’s guest is Praise Santos, founder of ComePlum, a photography studio for the go-getter women. Her work has been featured in Vogue, Forbes, TechCrunch and she’s partnered with and lead workshops for organizations such as The Golden State Warriors, Lululemon, and Adidas, amongst others.

Meet the Media: Ghost Writing, Advertorials and Crazy Cocktails with Ruksana Hussain

Today’s guest is Ruksana Hussain, a magazine editor, features generalist, and contributing writer for outlets such as Apartment Therapy, Luxury Travel Magazine, California Apparel News, Dining Out, Delta Skylines, Edible Business Insider, Traveler and Tourist, and more.

Newsworthy Founder: Brave Public Dialogues, Cancel Culture + Gin & Tonic with Michaële Antoine

Today’s guest is Michaële Antoine, founder of Curios, a learning studio that equips leaders, teams, and the community with tools to have conversations that matter and improve conversational competence.

Guest Trifecta: IFundWomen, Social Capital, and Seedlip with Julia Steele

Today’s guest is Julia Steele, Head of Marketing and Communications at IFundWomen, the go-to funding marketplace for women-owned businesses and the people who want to support them with access to capital, coaching, and connections.

Meet the Media: Refinery29, Mailers and Riesling with Thatiana Diaz

Our guest today is Thatiana Diaz, Senior Editor of Refinery29’s first Latinx cross-platform channel, “Somos” and Beauty Contributor at Refinery29. She talks about her journey and how important it is to have multiple voices in the media to represent as many communities as possible.

Guest Trifecta: Media Bylines, Real Talk, and Kombucha with Mar Yvette

Our guest today is Mar Yvette, an LA-based lifestyle writer and editor who has worked with some of the world’s most recognized media companies and is founder and editor-in-chief of Homegirl Talk.

Meet the Media: Travel Writing, Pitching Freelancers + Aperol Spritz with Theresa Christine

Meet the Media: Travel Writing, Pitching Freelancers + Aperol Spritz with Theresa Christine Download Podcast Transcript Today’s guest is Theresa Christine, freelance travel writer, podcast host, and photographer. With bylines in outlets such as Lonely Planet, Forbes, LaPalme Magazine, Huffington Post, Insider and many others, Theresa writes about topics spanning from global women’s issues, to…

Newsworthy Founder: Nimi Fafowora, Inclusive Conversations, Credibility + Champagne

Newsworthy Founder: Nimi Fafowora, Inclusive Conversations, Credibility + Champagne Download Podcast Transcript Beauty comes in all shapes, sizes and shades: this is what today’s guest strongly advocates for and believes! Nimi Fafowora is the founder and owner of The Beem Box: a beauty subscription box for black, Indigenous and people of color. As seen in…

Meet the Media: The Golden Hour, Positive News + Coffee with Leah Williams and Kelly Woodman

Meet the Media: The Golden Hour, Positive News + Coffee with Leah Williams and Kelly Woodman Episode 13 – Pitchin’ and Sippin’ – The Golden Hour Download Podcast Transcript TV news is known for showing the negative side of our world; but what if that could be different? Today we have two guests on the…

Meet the Media: Sports Journalism, Going Viral + Pinot Noir with Bri Amaranthus

Meet the Media: Sports Journalism, Going Viral + Pinot Noir with Bri Amaranthus Episode 12 – Pitchin’ and Sippin’ – Sports Journalism Download Podcast Transcript  Today’s guest is Bri Amaranthus, an Emmy-winning producer and reporter who prides herself on forging relationships, telling stories that create connections, and showcasing her friendly and playful personality. Bri actually…

Newsworthy Founder: Community Collaborations, Social Proof + Chablis with Sara Alepin

Newsworthy Founder: Community Collaborations, Social Proof + Chablis with Sara Alepin Episode 11 – Pitchin’ and Sippin – Community Collaborations Download Podcast Transcript On today’s episode we’re talking with Sara Alepin, CEO of Photos From the Harty, 2X podcast host, and CEO of District Bliss Events, a community of ambitious creatives and business owners who…

Guest Trifecta: News Releases, Pay for Plays + White Burgundy with Toni Harrison

Guest Trifecta: News Releases, Pay for Plays + White Burgundy with Toni Harrison Episode 10 – Pitchin’ and Sippin’ – New Releases Download Podcast Transcript A former CBS reporter, today’s “Guest Trifecta” is Toni Harrison, the founder and CEO of Etched Communication and Managing Partner and President of the Ten35 Agency. Toni has managed award-winning…

Newsworthy Founder: Radio PR, Shark Tank + Ranch Water with Georgia McKinney

Newsworthy Founder: Radio PR, Shark Tank + Ranch Water with Georgia McKinney Episode 9 – Pitchin’ and Sippin’ – Radio PR Download Podcast Transcript Coming up with an invention that no one has ever heard of before sounds like a one in a million circumstance, but it’s totally possible! Today’s guest is Georgia McKinney, inventor…

PR Pro: PR Couture, The Cost of PR + Thai Tea Lattes with Crosby Noricks

PR Pro: PR Couture, The Cost of PR + Thai Tea Lattes with Crosby Noricks Episode 8 – Pitchin’ and Sippin’ The Cost of PR Download Podcast Transcript Today’s guest is PR Pro Crosby Noricks, the Founder of PR Couture – an industry-leading career platform and sourcebook for communication professionals ready to lead with authority…

Newsworthy Founder: Investor Relations + Mezcal Negroni with Marie Kloor

Newsworthy Founder: Investor Relations + Mezcal Negroni with Marie Kloor Episode 7 – Pitchin’ and Sippin’ – Investor Relations Download Podcast Transcript Raising capital is one of the most challenging factors that an entrepreneur can face. Luckily, today’s guest is here to tell you all about how to rock the world of investor relations! Marie…

Meet the Media: The Realities of Journalism + Interviews – Brianne Nemiroff Spills the Tea

Meet the Media: The Realities of Journalism + Interviews – Brianne Nemiroff Spills the Tea Episode 6 – Pitchin’ and Sippin’ – The Realities of Journalism Download Podcast Transcript Working inside the media world can have its ups and downs. Today’s guest is here to tell us all about it! Brianne Nemiroff is a freelance…

Guest Trifecta: Sports Diplomacy + Penicillin with Lindsay Krasnoff

Guest Trifecta: Sports Diplomacy + Penicillin with Lindsay Krasnoff Episode 5 – Pitchin’ and Sippin’ – Sports Diplomacy Believe it or not, the world of sports and the world of global communications have a lot in common. Today’s Pitchin’ and Sippin’ guest, Lindsay Krasnoff is living proof of that! Lindsay is a historian, consultant, published…

Guest Trifecta: Video Journalism, PR + Beer with Bernadette Marciniak

Guest Trifecta: Video Journalism, PR + Beer with Bernadette Marciniak Episode 4 – Pitchin’ and Sippin’ – Video Journalism If you want your business to land press, you MUST have professional pictures of your services or products! This is a basic rule for today’s guest, Bernadette Marciniak, a Los Angeles-based brand photographer for entrepreneurs and…

PR Pro: Women in PR + Fireball with Anje Collins

PR Pro: Women in PR + Fireball with Anje Collins Episode 3 – Pitchin’ and Sippin’ – Women in PR Today’s Pitchin’ and Sippin’s guest, Anje Collins, is the Executive Agency Director of her own firm called The Luxe PR Group, The Art of Luxury, and now the newest division The Luxe Style Lab. Eager…

Newsworthy Founder: Networking + Margaritas with Emily Merrell

Newsworthy Founder: Networking + Margaritas with Emily Merrell Episode 2 of Pitchin’ and Sippin’ Do you feel extremely awkward and intimidated every time you walk into a networking event? That’s because you haven’t heard of today’s guest, Emily Merrell! Emily is the founder and chief networking officer of Six Degrees Society, as well as a…

Meet the Media: Pitching TV, Podcasts + Red Wine with Christine O’Donnell,

Meet the Media: Pitching TV, Podcasts + Red Wine with Christine O’Donnell, For many people, the TV News world certainly is a mystery – what goes behind cameras and the process of covering breaking news remains unknown for most of us. Well, until today! Today’s guest is Christine O’Donnell, a TV Journalist and Founder of…

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