For the past 23 years, Susan Harrow has run Harrow
Communications, a media coaching and marketing firm in
Northern California whose clients range from CEOs to soccer
moms, reality TV stars to rock star wives.
in presentation and media coaching, and creating marketing
strategies for Fortune 500 CEOs, Internet millionaires,
world renowned speakers, best-selling authors and successful
entrepreneurs whose work has passion and heart.
for working with clients is that they are either socially
conscious, irascibly contentious, or incredibly fun.
has also worked with award-winning documentary film producers,
leaders in banning racism, maverick publishers and people
in unusual occupations such as The
Ganja Guru, a Jesuit priest, an actor in the movie “The
Secret”, and an Ayurvedic chef.
See client list here.
Susan has media coached people who
have appeared on CBS' 60 Minutes, Oprah, Good Morning America, The Today
Show, Fox News, Bill O'Reilly, Extra!, New Attitudes, E! The
Entertainment Channel, Bloomberg Radio Network, Net Cafe, The Lifetime
Channel, Howard Stern, CNN, CSPAN, PBS and many other national and
They have been featured on Larry King Live, Maury Povich, National
Public Radio's All Things Considered, Good Morning America, CBS This
Morning, The Food Network and CNN.
Susan has promoted her clients through national publications and radio and television shows throughout the United States. Her clients have been reviewed and interviewed in TIME, WIRED, USA Today, People magazine, O Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Inc., The New York Times, Forbes, and many women's magazines including Vogue, Bazaar, Self, Mademoiselle,
Vanity Fair, Redbook and Seventeen.
Corporate Training and Work.
In addition to running her own media coaching and marketing
firm for the past twenty years, Susan consulted for the corporate
giant Pacific Bell Directory/The Yellow Pages/SBC/AT&T, throughout
California. As a professionally-trained Targeted Selection Interviewer
(TSI), a behavior based technique that is a standard in the Human Resources
industry, Susan interviewed over 1,500 people, for positions within
Pacific Bell Directory. For her work she won an award for exceptional
achievement for outstanding service in recognition of her exemplary
As a certified assessor she has analyzed the body language,
vocabulary and selling skills of thousands of people, to determine
if they are qualified sales people. Susan also helped develop original assessments,
then assisted in training mid- and upper-level managers on these processes.
This experience has given her the knowledge and skill base necessary
to become a presentation and media trainer.
Susan has spoken to The National Speakers Association
of Northern California (NSA/NC), The California Gift Show, The American
Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), The Authors Guild, The
San Francisco Writer's Conference, The First San Francisco Writing-for-Change
Conference, Bulldog Reporter's PR Univeristy, The San Francisco Bay
Area Book Festival, Women's Business Alliance, The Northern California
Book and Marketing Association (NCBPMA), Taking the Leapschool
for visual artists and writers, and teaches regularly for The Learning
Annex of San Francisco.
Susan has taught both tennis (she was a tennis pro for ten years at nationally recognized resorts) and high school English using the principles of active participation as a way to learn things quickly and easily.
Susan's own non-fiction work has been featured in such varied publications as Bride's, Complete Woman, The San Francisco Examiner, Advertising Age, The San Francisco Business Times, Bay Area Business Woman, SOMA, and Sharing Ideas. She has been profiled in Salon Magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle and USA Today online.
Her book, "Sell Yourself Without Selling Your Soul®: A Woman's Guide to Promoting Herself, Her Business, Her Product or Her Cause with Integrity & Spirit" was
published by HarperCollins.
Susan has been interviewed, quoted,
featured or profiled in: The New York Times, USA
Today, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe,
The Chicago Tribune, The Christian Science Monitor,
Inc.com, CNN, Advertising Age, Woman's Day, Ladies'
Home Journal, Women's Wear Daily,
Entrepreneur, Salon Magazine, Pink,
the San Francisco Chronicle, The Orlando Sentinel,
and Investor's Business Daily, and on CNBC,
NPR, national/syndicated TV and radio.
From her experience media coaching and developing marketing
and publicity plans, Susan understands what it takes to make a person,
product, company and brand successful. She is committed to helping
you do whatever it takes to sell yourself without selling your soul.
She looks forward to assisting you and your company with your presentation, media, marketing and publicity goals in the near future.
Best wishes for your continued success.
To read Susan's personal "Wild
Bio" click here.
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