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Kristin Gilpatrick

KLG Marketing’s “Marketer-in-Chief” is Kristin Gilpatrick, an experienced publicity and marketing professional as well as the published author of the Hero Next Door™ series of military histories.

A former award-winning newspaper editor and radio and television reporter, Gilpatrick is at the top of the book marketing field. She has worked in the industry for more than 30 years, marketing books and creating events for many different publishers and authors, including the Wisconsin Historical Society Press and Badger Books in Wisconsin as well as such Wisconsin authors as Michael Perry, Jerry Apps, and Terese Allen.

Gilpatrick is an experienced Social Media Manager, successfully deploying posts, reels, and tweets to promote books, authors, and events since Facebook first became a household name. Her personal media and bookstore connections in the Upper Midwest—and beyond—are unparalleled. She has decades of experience marketing to the “backend” of the book industry—via book reviewers nationwide, Foreword Reviews, Publishers Weekly, the Midwest Independent Booksellers Association, Edelweiss, and more.

A long-time book sales and marketing manager, Gilpatrick brings a full spectrum of book industry expertise to every marketing project.