Rick Frishman has been one of the leading book publicists in America for over 40 years. Rick founded Planned Television Arts (now called Media Connect) and works with the world’s top book editors, literary agents, and publishers in America, including Simon and Schuster, Harper Collins and Random House.
Rick has worked with best-selling authors such as Stephen King, John Grisham, Arnold Palmer, Howard Stern, Henry Kissinger, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Robbins, Smokey Robinson, Stephen Covey, Deepak Chopra, Brian Tracy, Jack Canfield, Brendon Burchard, Jackie Collins and 100’s more.
He has appeared on Oprah and on stage with notables such as Sir Richard Branson, The Dalai Lama, Zig Ziglar, T. Harv Eker, David Bach and Brian Tracy.
Rick is the co-author of eighteen books, including national bestsellers Guerrilla Publicity, Where’s Your Wow, Guerrilla Marketing for Writers, The Expert Success Solution, 250 Rules of Business, Networking Magic-Second Edition and Author101.
Rick has a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in acting and directing and a Bachelor of Science in communications from Ithaca College. He is a sought-after lecturer on publishing and public relations and a member of PRSA and the National Speakers Association.