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Faith McKinney: How To Break Into Media (And Meet The High-Profile People Who Will Help You Do It)

Personal branding expert and author Faith McKinney propelled herself into the vast world of media to great success. And today she reveals how she did it. During our conversation, Faith also breaks down all her insider tips for gaining access to high-profile people (even celebrities) and unpacks how everyone can develop their record of accomplishments.

Topics include:

  • Why everyone has access to high-profile people no matter their career path
  • Connecting with those who will help you gain access to high-profile people
  • How to build trust, credibility, and visibility
  • Never going for the obvious and making everything genuine
  • Capitalizing on tools and trends (before they become huge) to help you get started in media
  • The reality behind how access can actually impact your career
  • Why you only need yourself to succeed
  • The inside scoop on her book, Schmingling
  • Why you’re always working toward your dream job
  • The real importance of doing your research (and how to do it)
  • And so much more!

Faith McKinney is the author of Schmingling—The Art of Being Well-Connected Through Blatant Self Promotion. Known in many circles as “The Great Connector,” she has helped individuals make connections with leaders in multiple industries including; race car driving, energy drinks, theater and music and many more.

—She is passionate about improving the way people get their ideas, art and inventions expressed and valued in the world through expert positioning and heightened visibility. Faith has been quoted in national publications like The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, CNN and Ebony Magazine. She has over 20 years of experience in marketing, Direct Mail and shipping with The United States Postal Service.

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