Public Relations & Marketing

South Bay YPN Mayor's Round Table with @Zandell courtesy the South Bay Association of Realtors! #realestate #hermosabeach #redondobeach #manhattanbeach

By Joy A. Kennelly Recently I had the pleasure of accompanying one of the South Bay's top producing RE/MAX realtors, Devra Zandell, to her South Bay Association of Realtors (SBAOR) YPN meeting featuring Bill Brand, Mayor of Redondo Beach; Jeff... Read more →


Railroad Park Resort - All aboard! Visit Siskiyou County and experience #train #travel like never done before.

By Joy A. Kennelly My review of the Railroad Park Resort is biased because I've known the owners, Mark & Mary Lilley, for a very long time and know they ran a very successful campground elsewhere for about 30 years.... Read more →


UNBRIDLED is one film you won't want to miss during AFM! #film #horse #humantrafficking

Sharing this because my very talented writer/director friend, John David Ware, has created a beautiful film entitled "Unbridled," (available in Nov., all rights intact) and will be participating at AFM. "Unbridled" has won festival awards in many categories including Acting,... Read more →


Modern Day Princess Rite of Passage Course Helps Teen Girls Discover their Purpose, Value & Strength - read on

MODERN DAY PRINCESS RITE OF PASSAGE COURSE HELPS TEEN GIRLS DISCOVER THEIR PURPOSE, VALUE AND STRENGTH IN A TEN WEEK PROGRAM Designed to Counteract Female Bullying, Teen Pregnancy, Self-Mutilation, Depression & Sex Trafficking, More Than 2,500 girls Have Gone Through... Read more →


Azusa Pacific University Choir & Orchestra Holiday Dinner Concert Tonight! Tuesday, November 20 Doors open 6:30pm

Azusa Pacific University Choir & Orchestra Holiday Dinner Concert Presented by South Bay Christian Business Men's Association Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012, 6:30 p.m. We invite you to join us for the South Bay Christian Business Men's Association holiday dinner and... Read more →


HIGHLY ANTICIPATED BEAUTY WEB SERIES “SPEAKING OF BEAUTY WITH HOLLY FULGER” DEBUTS TODAY!

HIGHLY ANTICIPATED BEAUTY WEB SERIES “SPEAKING OF BEAUTY WITH HOLLY FULGER” DEBUTS TODAY! ACTRESS, WRITER AND BEAUTY SPOKESPERSON HOLLY FULGER (ELLEN, thirtysomething, ANYTHING BUT LOVE) IS ON A MISSION TO OPEN A DIALOG WITH WOMEN ON INNER BEAUTY & AGING... Read more →


All about @HollyFulger host of Speaking of Beauty which launches Tuesday, August 21!

Holly Fulger, BIO Actress, Writer and Beauty Spokesperson, Holly Fulger is on a personal mission to help women discover their inner beauty and feel more beautiful at every age. Working first as a model and then as an actress, she... Read more →


Update on International Stylist, @NicoleJanowicz, and Introducing @SPKofBeautyTV with @HollyFulger

By Joy A. Kennelly Recently received an article my recent client, International Stylist, Nicole Janowicz, had contributed to months ago when we were still working together. Thought you might enjoy reading it, expecially if you're planning for your own wedding.... Read more →


Team Building Case Study: School of Humans, LC Crowley and Mark Apen featuring Ben Sollee, Chris Hardwick, Janeane Garofalo, Sarah Silverman and more

By Joy A. Kennelly I have had the privilege of working with SCHOOL OF HUMANS, a branded entertainment studio here in Atlanta these past few months writing their marketing materials and working on their online presence as their publicist. In... Read more →


@thejgold @LAWeeklyFood @musicconnection Time again for the Original Long Beach Lobster Festival September 9-11, 2011 Rainbow Lagoon #foodies #in

The Original Long Beach Lobster Festival will take place September 9-11, 2011 at the picturesque Rainbow Lagoon in Long Beach. https://www.originallobsterfestival.com Bristol Farms will serve unforgettable Maine Lobster Feasts, steamed to mouth-watering perfection in the world’s largest lobster steamers. Plates... Read more →


OC BBQ Bonanza Wrap Up & Long Beach Original Lobster Festival Launches 9/9-11 Big thanks to @alliemackay @ktlamorningnews @Feast_Monkey @thekarelshow #shareoc

By Joy A. Kennelly OC BBQ BONANZA WRAP UP What a wonderful weekend was had by all. First off, you have to watch this great TV coverage courtesy of KTLA's own Allie MacKay extolling the virtues of this past weekend's... Read more →


18th Annual @LBCrawfishFest July 30 - 31, 2011 #Rainbow Lagoon @LongBeachCity - it's Mardi Gras time in CA again!

WHAT New Orleans comes to Southern California! It's the 18th Annual Long Beach Crawfish Festival. Serving seasoned Cajun Crawfish dinners, prepared to mouth-watering perfection by Bristol Farms. Crawfish feasts include succulent red baby potatoes, buttery corn on the cob and... Read more →


@MIHollywood @JinglePunks @RocketHub #Social Media Panel blogs & April 21 @Facebook Panel Speakers & Tickets

By Joy A. Kennelly Normally when I attend conferences I take dictation and microblog what the speakers are saying while they are speaking. I couldn't do that while moderating which is why I'm very happy to share the Musicians Institute's... Read more →


@TheJoyWriter & @MIHollywood #Social #Media Seminar Series New Panelists Announced March 29, 2011

The Joy Writer and the Musicians Institute are pleased to announce more panelists are confirmed to speak at the Social Media Seminar Series 2011. The five-part instructional seminar series is designed to teach the how-to’s of social media and online... Read more →


The Joy Writer & Musicians Institute Social Media Seminar Panelists Announced Today

Social Media Expert, Joy A. Kennelly, of The Joy Writer, and the Musicians Institute are pleased to announce the panelists confirmed to speak during their Social Media Seminar Series 2011. The five-part instructional seminar series is designed to teach the... Read more →


#Social Media Optimization Summits, #Social Media Week, #Start-up Mixer, & #Musicians Institute - Part III Final Wrap-up

By Joy A. Kennelly Now that my life is settling down a bit, I finally have the time to write about my recent experiences at the Social Media Optimization Summits in Dallas, TX, the recent seminars I attended during Social... Read more →


#Hermosa Beach vs. #Venice Beach - A (cautionary) Tale of Two Cities 1st Friday and First Thursday events

By Joy A. Kennelly Recently I finally had the opportunity to attend the wildly successful 1st Friday event held in Venice Beach which I like to call "Hermosa North." Here's some of the similarities and contrasts of the demographics according... Read more →


VOX DJs/VOX Entertainment 25th Year Celebration wrap-up

By Joy A. Kennelly I've been waiting on the professional photographer's shots from the VOX DJs/VOX Entertainment 25th Year Anniversary Celebration, but since it's taking too long I will use my images from the event to share what went on.... Read more →


Blog - #Manhattan Beach-based VOX DJs & VOX Entertainment Celebration Saturday!

By Joy A. Kennelly KC CAMPBELL OF VOX DJS & SHAWN SEDLACEK OF VOX ENTERTAINMENT, MANHATTAN BEACH ENTREPRENUERS, TO CELEBRATE 25th YEAR ANNIVERSARY AT MANHATTAN COUNTRY CLUB IN MANHATTAN BEACH, CA SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2009 FROM 8:00pm – 12:00am Manhattan... Read more →


Actor Domiziano Arcangeli honored by 72nd Annual Southern CA Motion Picture Council

By Joy A. Kennelly Finally have a moment to catch my breath and upload some pix from the 72nd Annual Southern CA Motion Picture Council's Awards Ceremony honoring Actor Domiziano Arcangeli with a Golden Halo Award for Acting Achievement due... Read more →


My long, up and down, fun, sometimes sad, interesting day

By Joy A. Kennelly Finally have to laugh at something Bill Maher said on his show just now. He apparently is showcasing countries where he suggests people should move to should McCain become President. Now that is stupid, but what... Read more →


Onto something a little more fun Domi & me out on the town - finally, right?

By Joy A. Kennelly What I've been loving about being more vocal about my political beliefs is that it's sussing others out who normally don't say anything either. One friend teasingly (I hope she was teasing!) said she almost defriended... Read more →


Huckabee, Obama, McCain, AVP's, & The Shore Restaurant and Lounge

By Joy A. Kennelly Watching the new Huckabee Show - did you know it existed? I didn't till now. Very interesting. Geraldine Ferraro, Dave Ramsey, and cute Elizabeth Hasselbeck were on it. I've put a link to Whoopi Goldberg's opinion... Read more →


The Shore Restaurant and Lounge for your reading and dining pleasure

the SHORE Restaurant and Lounge · COMPANY BACKGROUNDER · FACT SHEET · CHEF DAVID LINVILLE BIO · PRESS RELEASE INTERNATIONALLY INSPIRED CA COMFORT CUISINE BY CHEF DAVID LINVILLE AT THE AWARD WINNING SHORE RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE IN HERMOSA BEACH, CA... Read more →


The Shore Restaurant and Lounge September Music Calendar

The Shore Restaurant and Lounge 1320 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254 www.theshorerestaurantandlounge.com 310 376-0414 ABOUT THE SHORE Opened in March 2006, The Shore Restaurant and Lounge reflects the casual elegance of the South Bay, CA through its beautiful atmosphere... Read more →


Recent South Bay Professional Connection Hospitality Appreciation Evening

By Joy A. KennellyYou are curious about our recent South Bay Professional Connection "Hospitality Appreciation Evening" at The Shore Restaurant and Lounge this past week or you wouldn't have clicked on the link right? So, without further ado... here's some... Read more →


Last night at The Shore's Kick Off Party for the Hermosa Shorts Fest!

By Joy A. Kennelly Okay, I cheated. I snuck out before uploading the pix to watch some shorts over at the Hermosa Shorts Festival, but I'm back because I remember now why I don't produce short festivals any more. Nothing... Read more →


Tonight The Shore hosts the Hermosa Shorts Festival Kick Off Party!

By Joy A. Kennelly Tonight is the Kick Off Party for the Hermosa Shorts Festival at The Shore Restaurant and Lounge in Hermosa Beach at 7pm. The Shore doesn't close till 1am. Don't forget to come! Goody bags sponsored by... Read more →


I can't get enough of Coldplay's Viva La Vida! What about you?

By Joy A. Kennelly I don't know what it is about that Coldplay song, Viva La Vida, but it always makes me speed extremely fast with the song loudly blaring with all my windows down. Every single time. Especially on... Read more →


SBPC's Surfrider Benefit/Tasting Party at The Shore hosted by She's Got the Look Finalist, Melissa Todd

By Joy A. Kennelly FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE SOUTH BAY PROFESSIONAL CONNECTION AND THE SHORE RESTAURANT TASTING PARTY BENEFIT BY CHEF DAVID LINVILLE RAISED MONEY AND AWARENESS FOR SURFRIDER FOUNDATION TV Land’s She’s Got the Look Finalist, Melissa Todd, Hosted... Read more →


South Bay Professional Connection Surfrider Benefit at the Shore adds new celebrity guests!

MEDIA ALERT WHAT: The South Bay Professional Connection (SBPC) announces a Tasting Party at The Shore Restaurant featuring Executive Chef David Linville’s menu of fresh, internationally inspired California comfort food from 5:30pm – 8:00pm on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 in... Read more →


South Bay Professional Connection (SBPC) Announces June 25 Surfrider Benefit at The Shore with TVLand's She's Got the Look, Melissa Todd, hosting

By Joy A. Kennelly THE SOUTH BAY PROFESSIONAL CONNECTION (SBPC) ANNOUNCES A TASTING PARTY AT THE SHORE RESTAURANT IN HERMOSA BEACH, CA ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2008 from 5:30PM – 8:00PM Hosted by TV Land’s “She’s Got the Look” Finalist,... Read more →


The South Bay Professional Connection's event at Verch Insurance Services & CA Associates!

By Joy A. Kennelly Sorry for the delay in writing about the last South Bay Professional Connection event announcing the Grand Opening of CA Associates and Verch Insurance Services. I think I've been coming down with the flu which would... Read more →


Positive South Bay Professional Connection news! (repeated on my wordpress blog too...)

By Joy A. Kennelly Ever since returning from Miami, FL, I have been slammed with work and unable to catch my breath. (Okay, I did enjoy my Memorial Day holiday BBQ down in San Diego with a very good friend,... Read more →


THE SOUTH BAY PROFESSIONAL CONNECTION ANNOUNCES THE GRAND OPENING OF CA ASSOCIATES & VERCH INSURANCE SERVICES’ NEW EL SEGUNDO OFFICES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information: Joy A. Kennelly 310.714.2077 thejoywriterpublicity(at) gmail (dot) com THE SOUTH BAY PROFESSIONAL CONNECTION ANNOUNCES THE GRAND OPENING OF CA ASSOCIATES & VERCH INSURANCE SERVICES’ NEW EL SEGUNDO OFFICES With a Networking Celebration on Thursday,... Read more →


UNIQUE TRAVEL PATENTS AVAILABLE! Contact me now!

UNIQUE TRAVEL PATENTS AVAILABLE! According to the Travel Industry Association, Travel and Tourism is a $1.3 trillion dollar industry in the United States.. According to TIA's annual forecast, travel spending by domestic and international visitors in 2008 is forecast to... Read more →


Bones, First Tuesday, The Riches, Cozy Faux, and Meetup

By Joy A. Kennelly Never have watched the show Bones before and it's fun to see The Standard Downtown used as a location. If you're ever in LA you should hit it at least once. Oh good, now the The... Read more →


Great networking event tonight!

By Joy A. Kennelly Watched Lipstick Jungle tonight after my mixer and like it a lot better than the Cashmere Mafia. We'll see... Much cuter men on Lipstick Jungle - especially the young hottie who seduces that married woman. Not... Read more →


Britney Spears... So sad... and other musings

By Joy A. Kennelly (WHOOPS! I forgot to take this out of draft format! Here's yesterday's blog for your reading pleasure.) I know, I know. Enough of the Britney saga, but I just feel so sorry for her. I used... Read more →


New event invite and other stuff...

By Joy A. Kennelly In addition to everything else I was doing this week: i.e. attending two major art events (LA Art Show and art LA), taking new business meetings, working another freelance gig, house-sitting, and normal pro bono work... Read more →


Storm Watch - Hermosa Beach style & other stuff

By Joy A. Kennelly I think I must be fighting something because I didn't wake up till 11am today which I guess I needed. After a few phone calls and catching up on stuff, I decided to join my new... Read more →


Check out my latest posts on my wordpress blog

By Joy A. Kennelly (new link here too - check it out!) Hi Everyone, I've been busy promoting my client, Artist Gali Rotstein's Art Opening Reception January 12, 2008 at Lois Lambert Gallery in Bergamot Station and will have more... Read more →


Yeah! School is finally over! I'm getting my life back...

By Joy A. Kennelly Just had my last final exam presentation tonight at UCLA and I am so happy school is over for now. I need a break! Although I've really loved meeting all the cool speakers, getting to know... Read more →


Julian Myers' Entertainment PR class, Hasbro and Boundless Playgrounds

By Joy A. Kennelly It's always interesting to find out who actually reads my blog. They may not realize I know, but I can tell. So that's why it's fun to gear blogs towards subjects I know will cause a... Read more →


Sharefest, Groundlings, bibi davidson, Gali Rotstein, Bay Cities Community Church, Snow Goose Global Thanksgiving

By Joy A. Kennelly This has been one packed weekend. I love times like this because I am very social and love being around lots of new people. I also like my time alone, but I needed to be around... Read more →


Money, Money, Money! I won the pitching contest!

By Joy A. Kennelly As a publicist, when you're pitching the media you have very limited time to get your point across. As a result, you learn to speak quickly, succinctly and cover all your bases in a minute or... Read more →


At long last, Gali's gallery debut(s)! Moving, moving, moving

By Joy A. Kennelly I'm very happy to announce that Gali Rotstein of the Ken and Gali Rotstein's has been accepted to not one, but five gallerys! Of course, she can't accept all five offers, but it was so nice... Read more →