As a former journalist, editor and media reviewer, Beth Blenz-Clucas likes to think like a reporter, translating newsworthy initiatives and exciting new media products into story ideas that resonate.
She offers honest advice and a realistic assessment of your prospects in a competitive marketplace.
Depending upon a client’s story and message, we can draw upon a network of professional associates to assist with campaign building and outreach.
Our clients regularly win national awards and critical acclaim. Over the years, the Sugar Mountain PR client roster has been wide-ranging:
• RETAIL Thinker Toys, Zany Brainy, Bestchildrensmusic.com,
PokeyPup.com, The Monkey & the Rat
• WEB IKnowthat.com, Mamamedia.com,
• PUBLISHING PJ Library, The Secret Mountain, Cricket Media
• PERFORMING ARTS and FESTIVALS Symphony Space’s Just Kidding series, Building Bridges Portland Children’s Music Festival, Rox in Sox, Portland Pirate Festival
• VIDEO Scholastic Storybook Treasures, Sony
Wonder, Koch Vision, Big Block Singsong
• AUDIO Grammy winners Tim Kubart, Lisa Loeb, Cathy Fink & Marcy
Marxer, Bill Harley, and Songs from the Neighborhood (Mister Rogers Tribute), plus Latin Grammy winners Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band and 123 Andres.
We’ve represented dozens more independent family music artists who have won national awards. Visit the “Clients” page for more information.
Amazon Music, Rounder Records, Putumayo
Kids, Smithsonian Folkways, Sony Wonder, 8 Pound Gorilla Records, myKazoo Music, New West Records, Razor & Tie,
“Literally, what were we doing without you all these years???”
— Jamie Salka, The Story Pirates
“I can’t imagine putting out a new children’s CD
without Beth. I absolutely love working with
her!” — Regina Kelland, Kelland Consulting
“Your work ethic, dedication, method of
working with us as a client, and the massive
publicity you have produced is extraordinary!”
— Memory Lane Syndication, Inc., producers of
Grammy Award-winning Songs from the
Neighborhood: The Music of Mister Rogers
“Beth is terrific!” —Stevanne Auerbach, PhD./
Dr. Toy – www.drtoy.com
“The Martha Stewart of kids’ music publicity.”
— Kim Robasky, KidMixRadio
“A great publicist who represents cool artists!”
— Suelain Moy, Parenting magazine
“Beth really stands out as someone we can
count on and who always represents great
people.” —Larry Berger, SLB Radio
“Beth knows her stuff!”
— Jeff Hagan, Cleveland Plain Dealer
“Truly one of the leading reasons that
children’s music is in its renaissance.”
— Gregory Keer, FamilyManOnline.com
“You are a goddess, pure and simple.”
— Regina Joskow, Rounder Records
• Former editor of Video Rating Guide for
Libraries and other media review publications.
• Author – “Mixing it Up for Kids” for Tape Op magazine,
• Author of numerous reviews and articles appearing
in Library Journal, School Library Journal, Children’s
Video Report, Technology Connection, Kids First!,
various parenting publications, The Book Report,
Library Talk, Museum Source Marketplace, Parents’ Choice, Tech
Trends, Video Collection Management and
Development, and The Video Annual.
• Blogger for KidzMusic Bloggopatamus, and NW Kids magazine
M.A., English, University of California,
Santa Barbara. B.A., UC Irvine. Former journalist
and media reviewer.
FEES are arranged on a monthly retainer basis.
Expenses are itemized at cost and invoiced monthly.
Follow-up work may be conducted on an hourly basis.