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Carol Caffin is a career journalist who has worked in the publishing industry, the music business, and the public relations field in various capacities since 1985. Thoughout her various job incarnations, one thread has been consistent: writing. Carol has been writing since the age of 10 and, professionally, since the age of 22. As a Madison Avenue publicist, she worked on major national accounts such as Quaker Oats, Lysol, and Foster Grant.

As a music publicist, she worked with numerous major and independent record labels, including Sony/Columbia, BMG, Rykodisc, and others. She also worked with many great musicians and recording artists, including The Band's Rick Danko, whom she represented for nearly a decade until his death in 1999. She helmed her own music PR company, CRW Publicity and Media Relations, for more than a decade and, since 2003, she has worked as a writer and editor at Westchester Magazine, an award-winning monthly lifestyle magazine based in New York's Hudson Valley. Carol has written for many national, regional, and online publications, and has also worked as a bio writer, promotional writer, line editor, copy editor, content editor, medical editor, and technical abstractor.

Carol's greatest loves are her family and her Golden Retriever, Jesse. Her passions are the same as they've always been: words and music.  

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  • Rick Danko Fact Sheet

    Rick Danko Fact Sheet

    2 years ago

    The Band's Rick Danko, the legendary group's co-lead singer, was one of music's most beloved, talented, charismatic, down-to-earth yet enigmatic artists. Did you know...?