As I social distance myself during COVID-19, I’ve been missing press rooms, press passes, and all the live entertainment that the world of art can offer. I wonder when I will be able to attend another red carpet event? Will we have masks on still? When will live music, performing arts, and festivals return? Will it ever be the same? … Nostalgia has been on my mind, and I’ve been daydreaming about some of my favorite work events. Enclosed is a photo of me being playful with my official Press Pass for Prevention Magazine’s third annual R3 Summit held at ACL Live at The Moody Theater in Austin, Texas circa January 16, 2016. “Hosted by Prevention Magazine, R3 is an award winning 1 ½-day long experiential event providing women with the tools to take action when it comes to their health and happiness (R3 = Revive, Refresh, and Reinvent).”
In December 2015, I was invited to join this special event by publicists at Sunshine Sachs, to interview several of the speakers and write articles (character profiles) for the sake of storytelling and publicity. It was a wonderful experience for which I am eternally grateful! Thank. You. Universe!
My first interview on Saturday the 16th within the Pressroom began with Bob Roth. Roth is the Executive Director (as of today, the CEO) of The David Lynch Foundation. Then I had the honor to interview the Queen of Good Morning America and cancer survivor, Joan Lunden. Later I had the privilege to speak with global entrepreneur Naomi Whittel, Dr. Travis Stork, life coach Lauren Handel Zander, and fitness trainer Larysa DiDio. All six interviews were so exciting for me as a writer, and it was such an honor to spend time with these successful individuals. Learning from the Masters is always a great way to grow.
All my articles were published on Examiner.com, which obtained 20-25 million readers a month. Listed in order of publication, below is a bio from R3’s website of each unique individual, their professional background, and a link to all six interviews that I wrote for Examiner.com. (Please note that as of July 10, 2016: Examiner.com has closed its operations and all articles from Examiner and AXS were transferred to my professional website.)
Bob Roth is one of the most experienced and sought-after meditation teachers in America. Over the past 40 years, Bob has taught Transcendental Meditation to many thousands of people and authored an authoritative book on the subject, fittingly entitled, Transcendental Meditation, which has been translated into 20 languages. Bob currently serves as the Executive Director of the David Lynch Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charity which has brought meditation to over 500,000 inner-city youth in underserved schools in 35 countries, to veterans and their families who suffer from post-traumatic stress, and women and children who are survivors of domestic violence. https://nicolettemallow.com/2016/08/04/bob-roth-talks-transcendental-meditation-and-dharma-at-preventions-r3-summit/
For over 3 decades, Joan Lunden has been a trusted voice in American homes and truly exemplifies today’s modern working woman. As the longest running host ever on early morning TV, Lunden greeted viewers every morning on Good Morning America for nearly twenty years. She reported from 26 countries, covered 5 presidents and 5 Olympics and provided insight to top issues for millions of Americans each day. Today, Lunden is an award-winning journalist, bestselling author, health and wellness advocate, motivational speaker, successful entrepreneur, and a mom of seven children. She continues to keep Americans up-to-date on how to care for their homes, their families and themselves. https://nicolettemallow.com/2016/08/04/joan-lunden-empowers-others-by-sharing-her-stories-of-survival-and-life-purpose/
Dr. Travis Stork:
Dr. Travis Stork is an Emmy®-‐nominated host of the award-‐winning talk show, The Doctors, and a board-‐certified emergency medicine physician. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Duke University as a member of Phi Beta Kappa and earned his M.D. with honors from the University of Virginia, being elected into the prestigious honor society of Alpha Omega Alpha for outstanding academic achievement. https://nicolettemallow.com/2016/08/04/dr-travis-stork-gets-to-the-heart-of-the-matter-at-preventions-r3-summit/
Larysa DiDio is a celebrity personal trainer and fitness author. With over 20 years experience in helping celebrities, Olympians, professional athletes as well as moms, dads, and kids meet their health and fitness goals. Also, an accomplished writer of “Sneaky Fitness: How to Slip Exercise Into Your Kids Everyday,” Larysa has provided exciting articles and content for national and trade publications as well as blogs and websites. She’s currently an expert health and fitness contributor to Prevention Magazine, host of “The Perfect” online videos and host/co-creator of “Strogation” and “Fit in 10” Fitness DVD’s with Prevention Magazine. https://nicolettemallow.com/2016/08/04/celebrity-personal-trainer-larysa-didio-talks-fitness-healing-and-kung-fu/
Lauren Handel Zander:
Lauren Handel Zander is a life coach, university lecturer and public speaker. As the Co-Founder and Chairman of Handel Group®, an international corporate consulting and private coaching company based in New York City, she has spent over 20 years coaching thousands of private clients: entrepreneurs, couples, families, professors, politicians, Emmy, Peabody and Academy Award-winning artists, Grammy-winning musicians and Fortune 500 CEOs. Her corporate clients have included executives from Sony BMG, The New York Times, News Corp, J. Walter Thompson Agency, Citibank, Dropbox, LinkedIn, Uniworld, The Gap Inc., BASF, NYU Langone Medical Center, and Vogue. She is a mediator, who has fixed corporate business relationships, mediated contract negotiations, reconciled marriages, and helped resolve complex family issues. https://nicolettemallow.com/2016/08/04/life-coach-lauren-handel-zander-speaks-of-self-discovery-and-the-power-of-truth/
Naomi Whittel is the founder and CEO of Reserveage Nutrition™. As a leading innovator and trusted voice in the natural products industry, she travels the world in search of wellness solutions from the healthiest cultures, sourcing the highest quality nutritional ingredients and bringing them to market with breakthrough clinically-researched scientific innovations. https://nicolettemallow.com/2016/08/04/naomi-whittel-founder-of-reserveage-nutrition-has-a-vision-for-global-wellness/
R3 Promo Story: Hosted by Prevention Magazine, R3 is an award winning 1 ½-day long experiential event taking place at ACL Live at The Moody Theater providing women with the tools to take action when it comes to their health and happiness (R3 = Revive, Refresh, and Reinvent). https://nicolettemallow.com/2016/08/02/prevention-magazine-will-host-its-3rd-annual-award-winning-r3-summit-in-austin/