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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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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

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

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

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: Theresa Christine, Travel Writing, Pitching Freelancers + Aperol Spritz

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 interesting locals, couples’ travel, design, festivals like Burning Man, entrepreneur and small business…

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 various media outlets, including Elle, Cosmo, and Cratejoy, Nimi…

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

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 show who are fighting to change this. Leah Williams and Kelly Woodman partnered up and created the newly launched show – The Golden Hour, a place for…

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

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 started her career during undergrad as an intern with NBC Sports NW and quickly worked her way up within the network, serving…

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

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 want to expand their networks quickly, build their businesses with ease, and just find their people. Sara is a master…

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

 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 public relations campaigns for a diverse client roster that includes Fortune-ranked organizations, global consumer brands, governmental entities, and community-based nonprofits. As a…

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

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 and founder of Flight Fillow––the reinvented travel pillow. Entrepreneurship was never the goal for Georgia; she was simply solving her own…

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

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 and get paid accordingly. With a resume full of four-figure paid speaking gigs, more than 100 articles and podcast wins, international award-winning programs and workshops,…

Newsworthy Founder: Marie Kloor + Investor Relations + Mezcal Negroni

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 Kloor is the Cofounder and CEO of Hydra Studios, a start-up creating upscale wellness studios for the modern workforce.…

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

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 journalist, travel writer, Product Sourcing Specialist for Kinder Beauty, and the Co-Founder of – an ethical vegan travel blog. Brianne first started her career as…

Guest Trifecta: Lindsay Krasnoff, Sports Diplomacy + Penicillin

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 author, and journalist who works at the intersection of global sports, communications, and diplomacy. She also holds a…

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

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 companies. A former New Jersey journalist, video journalist, and publicist, Bernadette spent a decade becoming a fixture in the…

PR Pro: Anje Collins, Women in PR + Fireball

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 to share her wealth of knowledge with the next generation of women in public relations, Anje also co-founded the organization…

Newsworthy Founder: Emily Merrell, Networking + Margaritas

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 business coach for solopreneurs who want to grow their business through events, partnerships, and…

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

Today’s guest, Christine O’Donnell, is a TV Journalist and Founder of Bright Sighted – a podcasting company where she coaches podcasters on how to be journalistic in their storytelling styles Highlights: Christine’s journey from being a little girl and just knowing she would be a reporter when she grew up, to actually becoming a national…

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