Lisa Braun Dubbels is a freelance publicist specializing in mind/body/spirit titles. Her passion and understanding of the genre coupled with a proven track record conducting distinctive and successful media campaigns has made her one of the most recognized M/B/S publicists in country.
Lisa began her career at Augsburg Fortress, Publishers, where she discovered her talent for matching authors with media outlets. While there, she successfully placed theologians in the mainstream media on television shows like Primetime and 20/20. As Director of Marketing and Publicity at Llewellyn Publications, she helped strengthen their brand in mind/body/spirit and consistently secured national media placements for Astrology, Tarot, Nature-Based & Pagan, Health & Healing, Magick, Paranormal, Self-Help, and Divination titles.
Through these experiences, Lisa built successful partnerships with print editors and radio and television producers who appreciate her sensible approach and ability to connect author platforms with hot media topics. These enduring relationships provided a strong foundation for launching Catalyst Publicity & Promotion Group in 2003.
Over the past eight years, Lisa has become a reliable resource for busy in-house publicity departments and authors alike. She has worked with high-profile authors including: Michael Newton (Journey of Souls and Destiny of Souls), Silver RavenWolf (Wiccan titles), Jaimal Yogis (Saltwater Buddha), Richard Bartlett (Matrix Energetics), Sera Beak (The Red Book) and A few of Catalyst’s publisher clients include: New World Library, Beyond Words Publishing, Fairview Press, Sounds True, Red Wheel/Weiser/Conari Press, Redleaf Press, and Sterling Publishing.
Lisa has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show and has been featured in a variety of media outlets including the Associated Press, The New York Daily News, The Washington Post, and consumer publications, such as Parenting and Whole Living. She and her family live in the Minneapolis area.