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Debra Kaplan

Debra Kaplan

Freelancer
Marketing/pr

Eustis, Florida

Member Since:
September 2015
Last online:
> 2 weeks ago
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About Debra

Former reporter for newspapers, radio and television. Hosted local cable talk shows. Working on a play. Curtently in marketing job and is a Democratic candidate for Florida State House seat 31 in 2018.

Unique traits: Have worked in newspapers, television and radio as a journalist and covered a wide range of beats from political to crime to entertainment. Wrote columns and series on topics ranging from cancer to AIDs: childbirth to surgery; emergency services and police. Did special features on hot air ballooning, gliders and spent a day as a circus clown. As a promotional manager for SubWay in the late 1980s, I negotiated promotional product placement in Lethal Weapon 2, tie-ins, and giveaways. We also gave away a walk on in Lethal Weapon 3. We did a promotion with Bull Durham when the backfield had a SubWay sign and did minor league nights at local farm team games and gave away movie passes. Worked as a promotions manager in one of the largest retirement communities in Florida in the 1990s. Flexible and a fast learner.

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