Off The Marc

Off The Marc

They're Kathy (she's always right) and Marc (he's usually wrong) Silverstein, a.k.a. The Bickersteins. They're PR and marketing experts, who don't agree on anything. Listen to them discuss, debate and argue over who is on and off message each week. It's like a touch of home, only at the in-laws--for Thanksgiving. Off The Marc with the Bickersteins is a production of On The Marc Media, rated one of the best PR and Marketing firms in Washington, D.C.

  • Turning a Passion for Food into a Media Profession with The List Are You On It’s Nycci Nellis
    on September 29, 2022 by Marc Silverstein, Kathy Fowler Silverstein, Nycci Nellis

    Eating, drinking and reviewing? It seems like the dream job, right? This week we are joined by Nycci Nellis, the founder and publisher of “The List Are You On It” – one of the premiere resources for all things food and wine in the D.C. area. Nycci explains the vast and ever changing world of food media and how being in the right place at the right time led her to find her niche in D.C.Watch this episode on YouTube:★ CONTACT US ★Website:↓ FIND US ON SOCIAL ↓Facebook:

  • Leaving Personal Politics Out of Political Reporting with Spectrum News 1’s Tim Boyum
    on September 22, 2022 by Marc Silverstein, Kathy Fowler Silverstein, Tim Boyum

    You can often see right through a political journalist’s reporting and easily guess which side of the spectrum they favor… but not with this week’s guest. Tim Boyum is a Political Anchor at Spectrum News 1 in Charlotte, NC and he’s dedicated his reporting to delivering a fair and objective look at North Carolina's politics. Tim is also no stranger to the podcasting mic as the host of his own political news podcast called “Tying it Together.” Watch this episode on YouTube:★ CONTACT US ★Website:↓ FIND US ON SOCIAL ↓Facebook:

  • The Press, Politicians and The Public with NPR’s David Folkenflik
    on September 15, 2022 by Marc Silverstein, Kathy Fowler Silverstein, David Folkenflik

    We’re launching After Deadline with a heavy hitter in the journalism world. David Folkenflik is a Media Correspondent at NPR whose reporting is focused on the relationship between the press, politicians, and the general public. David is a seasoned journalist with over 20 years of industry experience and shares how the media landscape has shifted and adapted as a result of politics over the decades. Watch this episode on YouTube: ★ CONTACT US ★Website:↓ FIND US ON SOCIAL ↓Facebook:

  • After Deadline: The Media Podcast Trailer
    on August 26, 2022 by Marc Silverstein and Kathy Fowler Silverstein

    Coming soon to headphones near you...It’s After Deadline. The stories are filed, the calls are made, the last Tweet has been posted, and now it’s time to unwind. One by one, harried reporters belly up to the….well not the bar, but the podcasting mic. After Deadline: The Media Podcast features hosts Kathy Fowler and Marc Silverstein, – that’s us if you didn’t catch it already. We’re recovering journalists who have gone to “The Darkside” and now work as PR and marketing gurus.Each episode features industry-leading reporters, writers and producers spilling the tea on what really happens behind the scenes. Overworked and under attack by the fake news critics, our guests share the secrets to not just surviving, but succeeding in the cutthroat and neverending 24/7 news industry. Plus we’ve already got a stacked line up:  here’s a quick preview.Media Correspondent at NPRBreaking News Editor at Rolling StoneSenior Fellow at Discovery InstituteHealth Reporter at Global NewsBusiness Reporter at the Dallas Morning NewsAnd that’s just to just name a few… We hope you’ll join us, After Deadline.

  • Off The Marc: The PR Strategy Behind Celebrity & Influencer Brands – with Dulma Altan
    on April 15, 2022 by Marc Silverstein and Kathy Fowler Silverstein

    Have you ever purchased something from the brand of a celebrity or influencer you admire? Recently, we’ve seen a rise in celebrity brands, especially in the beauty, health, and wellness categories – and there’s a PR strategy behind it.We’ve invited Dulma Altan, who has gained lots of traction on TikTok for talking business and sharing advice geared towards female entrepreneurs, to fill us in on the PR strategy behind celebrity and influencer brands.Contact Dulma: @iamdulma on TikTok★ CONTACT US ★Website:↓ FIND US ON SOCIAL ↓Facebook: out 1631 Digital News: to be our next call-in expert? Email

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