Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles’

An LA Publicist On Pregnant Celebrities…Because No One Is Expecting Right Now

Cleary! To be perfectly honest, we LOVE our pregnant celebrity mommies out there. Working in the Baby & Children’s Division at Konnect PR, we’re not only surrounded by the most adorable-to-die-for-precious-knock-your-socks-off-cuteness baby products and accessories on the market today, but we get to keep a watchful eye on all of the fabulous celebrity mommies out there. As a publicist in the baby business, you learn about the abundance of new mommy & baby products on the market today, most of which you never knew even existed! As of now, the baby product market is a $9.8 billion dollar industry and with pregnancy the hottest trend at the moment, who knows how high that number will soar!

So here’s a big congratulations to all of the new and expecting celebrity mommies out there: Reece, Tori, Uma, Vanessa, Adriana, Ali, Alicia, Alyson, Beyonce, Josie, Kate, Miranda, Molly, Nicole, Rachel, Selma, Tina, Victoria, Kate, Kristin, Katherine, Maggie, Neve, Denise, Elizabeth,  Drew, Hilary, Jessica, Kourtney, Kristin, Jennifer…

How about we just send one big congratulatory shout-out to the newest Hollywood moms instead? Ok, you’ve convinced me. And seeing as every day someone new is pregnant; let’s just extend this congrats to them as well ;)

Xx Jenne

LA Publicist Takes Advantage of Delicious Food at Affordable Prices

What seems like once in a blue moon, the LA restaurant industry decides to befriend the young, broke and fabulous, such as yours truly and the other ladies here at Konnect PR. This past week marked week one of dineLA Restaurant Week. Amazing restaurants all over the city create tasty three course menus at a set price encouraging locals to try a new or return to a favorite restaurant. This is  the perfect opportunity for a Los Angeles public relations professional to check out some new fabulous places in order to keep a finger on the pulse of LA.

So far, I have tried one new restaurant with an amazing view, alright food and not so good service. I was supposed to try a place I have been dying to try, Waterloo & City, but unfortunately had to cancel because of a fellow slammed PR professional. Next week, I am having a girls night at Mercato di Vetro and while I have been there once before, have been craving some of their delicious signature dishes since my visit.

Whether you’re a foodie or just hungry, there is some seriously good food at even more serious prices just waiting for you. Go ahead- you still have one week! Enjoy!

xox

Shelby

Ever Wonder What’s on the Wish List for an LA Publicist?

Well today is your lucky day! Here at Konnect PR we are all very much a part of the holiday season, so much so that you can hear various Pandora holiday stations echoing throughout our pink offices. While we have a solid week left of work, that didn’t stop this multitasking LA publicist from rounding up the most desired gifts from the lovely ladies here at our office. Check out the top  gifts we want most this season:

1. Ranking in as the most expensive and highly desired gift, one LA Publicst dreams of one day owning Dylan McKay’s Porche Speedster. A girl can dream, can’t she? She sure can!

2. & 3. What no publicist should be without: fabulous pair(s) of shoes! Check out these adorable boots from Steve Madden and these classic beauties from Anthro!

4. When you’re making the rounds at a holiday party, attending a client meeting or pitching away, every LA Publicist knows an eye popping manicure is a must. Look at these dazzling shades desired for the season!

5. The gift of time! Well, kind of…a fabulous golden Michael Kors watch will do the trick!

6. & 7. Bags Galore! For the bag lovers of the office–this gorgeous Alexander Wang will definitely turn heads while this classic Tory is a must for the season!

8. As a first timer to New Yawk for the season, one LA Publicist can’t seem to live without these practical and very convenient Kate Spade mittens!

9. And last but not least…what LA Publicist wouldn’t want a beautiful business card holder for our signature pink business cards?

What’s on YOUR list this season?

Jenne xx

Thanksgiving Is Only a Week Away

7 days left and counting until this LA publicist’s favorite holiday of the year. Every year I look forward to Thanksgiving because it is that wonderful time of year when I get to spend quality time with my family and enjoy tons of delicious food. We are even having our own little Thanksgiving feast here at Konnect PR and we are planning to go all out with a turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, cranberry sauce and sparkling apple cider.

Everyone here at Konnect PR wishes you a…

**Gyna**

LA Publicist Cracks UP…Literally

One of our daily tasks working at a pr agency is to research media outlets and find potential features that would be a good fit for our clients. While I was busy working on this task, I came across something that I felt obliged to share with everyone here at Konnect PR.

Want to know what made everyone at this pr agency go “AWWWWW!” See for yourself….

Isn’t this the cutest picture ever!!? Not only does it mention one of my favorite Pixar movies of all time, “Up,” but the little boy in this picture is a spitting image of the old man, Carl, from the movie (except about 70 years younger). This LA publicist absolutely loves this picture! So much so, that whenever I am having a down moment, I pull up this picture and I crack a smile.

Check out the other pictures and the full article at

 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/09/little-boy-as-carl-from-up-photos_n_1083720.html?ref=entertainment

**Gyna**

The Winner of The Great Grannyism Cap-Off Contest is Finally Unveiled

This LA Publicist is so excited that Sweet Leaf Tea declared the winner of their Great Grannyism Cap-Off Contest this week! Coincidentally the winner, Angela Buraglia, is from Austin which is also the home of Sweet Leaf Tea.

With over 3,000 entries, Angela was selected as one of the top 5 entries with the most votes and was chosen as the winner by the Sweet Leaf Tea team. As such she will get her Grannyism – “A watched pot never boils.” – placed on the bottom of Sweet Leaf Tea bottle caps everywhere as Grannyism #79.

On behalf of everyone here at Konnect PR, we want to say congratulations Angela!

-Gyna

LA Publicist Is So Excited For Sweet Leaf Tea’s Cap-Off Contest

There’s only a few weeks left to vote for your favorite bottle cap Grannyism in Sweet Leaf Tea’s contest called “The Great Grannyism Cap-Off Contest.” To enter to win, contestants must write their own clever Grannyism (just make sure it’s Granny-approved) and submit it via Sweet Leaf Tea’s Granny’s Almanac website at www.sweetleafalmanac.com. Not only does this SWEET contest give you a chance to win a year’s worth of Sweet Leaf Tea, but you can also win some cool prizes via the “Sweet Deal Forecaster” where you can unlock exclusive offers when your city reaches a certain temperature.

 

 

 

So don’t wait any longer and submit your Grannyism today. This LA Publicist can’t wait to find out who the lucky winner is!

Good luck fellow Grannyism writers!

-Gyna

A New LA Publicist Joins Konnect Public Relations

This is just my second week at Konnect Public Relations and I am having such a blast! I am still quite new to the LA pr agency scene, but I have already learned so much in such little time!

I am so thrilled to say that I am beginning a new chapter in my life as an LA publicist at a pr agency that has so much to offer me…with a new office, new experiences, new clients and new co-workers. Everyday I have something new to look forward to, so don’t worry, I’ll be sure to drop by again soon and keep all of you in the loop!

-Gyna

Less than 30 days to go to the Nautica Malibu Triathlon!

With less than 30 days to the Nautica Malibu Triathlon, you can feel the excitement building in this pr agency. As we are gearing up for race day, as an LA publicist, you have to start thinking about all you will need leading up to the Big Day, as well as rolling out the big guns in press.

In celebration of the 25th annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon, check out the cool giveaway of an exclusive six piece towel set offered from Woman’s Day. Be sure to sign up today!!

 

~**Kendra**~

LA publicist on Nautica Malibu Triathlon

One of the best things about being a LA publicist is being able to work with various types of clients, which is why I am so excited that our firm is working with the 25th annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon. The triathlon supports Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ pediatric cancer research program and last year, raised over $1 million!

Being able to hear about all of the participants’ inspiring stories of triumph is truly motivating. Not only that, but seeing the corporate teams come together for a great cause is absolutely amazing. We all headed to Zuma Beach one Saturday morning to watch the teams train for swimming, biking and running. Everyone was so energetic and ready to train!

I’m looking forward to actually seeing the race take place and maybe even considering participating in something like this. So fun!

 

~**Kendra**~

 
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