Publicity

This page will be updated regularly as it lists (and links) the articles, media programs, web sites, and blogs that focus on my books, my writing, and etc…

START SPREADING THE NEWS –  In October 2017, Dr. Semendinger took over the popular Yankees blog It’s About the Money and re-branded it as Start Spreading the News.  As Editor-in-Chief,  he writes for and oversee this blog that is growing at a rapid rate and has now reached over 1.8 million page views and is widely considered a premier site for some of the best Yankees news, analysis, commentary, and history.

BRONX BEAT PODCAST – Dr. Semendinger is a regular guest on the popular Bronx Beat Podcast.

EDUTOPIA – this page links to Dr. Semendinger’s articles that have been published on EduTopia.

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EDUCATIONAL VIEWPOINTS MAGAZINE 2020– Dr. Semendinger was published in the Distance Learning Issue of NJPSA’s Educational Viewpoints.  (See pages 20-22)

DR. SEMENDINGER FEATURED ON THE DYNAMIC LEADERS PODCAST – Dr. Semendinger conducts a lengthy interview with Colin Cerniglia on leadership, positivity, and much more.  (October 2020)

ANOTHER POSITIVE REVIEW FOR SCATTERING THE ASHES – “This books takes you on a beautiful warm journey that brings a glow to your heart.”

DR. SEM’S MORNING MESSAGE – Due to the fact that many students are learning remotely, Dr. Semendinger creates a daily morning message each school day for the students in his school.

SCATTERING THE ASHES RECEIVES BRONZE AWARD FOR CHRISTIAN FICTION – The Readers’ Favorite site awarded Scattering the Ashes the 2020 Bronze Award for Christina Fiction!

DR. SEMENDINGER ON THE MAC AND JACK SPORTS SHOW – On Saturday, September 5, Dr. Semendinger was the featured guest on the Mack and Jack Sports Show.  That was his first appearance on the show.  He is now a regular guest on Saturday mornings.

THE PUGILIST MAGAZINE (Vol 4) Dr. Semendinger was a featured author/columnist in the fourth issue of The Pugilist Magazine (September 2020)

HOST OF THE CARD KING SPORTS VARIETY SHOW, KMET RADIO (WABC, LOS ANGELES) – Dr. Semendinger hosted the program on August 22 , 2020.  Dr. Semendinger had writers Rock Positano and John Positano authors of Dinner With DiMaggio as his guest.

EVEN MORE PRAISE FOR SCATTERING THE ASHES – Dr. Semendinger’s novel, Scattering the Ashes earned the highest Five-Star rating and was called phenomenal by the Readers’ Favorite web site.

HOST OF THE CARD KING SPORTS VARIETY SHOW, KMET RADIO (WABC, LOS ANGELES) – Dr. Semendinger hosted the program on July 4, 2020.  Dr. Semendinger had sportscaster Josh Lewin as his guest.

MORE PRAISE FOR SCATTERING THE ASHES – Dr. Semendinger’s novel, Scattering the Ashes was positively reviewed at the “Delighting Delilah” book review blog.

PRAISE FOR SCATTERING THE ASHES – Dr. Semendinger’s novel, Scattering the Ashes was featured and positively reviewed at the “Read It And Weep With MGD” book review blog.

THE PUGILIST MAGAZINE (Vol 2) Dr. Semendinger was a featured author/columnist in the second issue of The Pugilist Magazine (June 2020)

THE PUGILIST MAGAZINE (Premier Issue, Vol 1.) – Dr. Semendinger was a featured author/columnist in the first ever issue of The Pugilist Magazine (May 2020)

#07450TOGETHER – Dr. Semendinger was one of the members of the Ridgewood community who came together to present an important video message of hope, togetherness, and love for the community. (April 2020)

FEATURED ON THE RIDGEWOOD TALKS YOUTUBE PROGRAM – Dr. Semendinger was interviewed for this local program hosted on youtube.  (March 2020)

HOST OF THE CARD KING SPORTS VARIETY SHOW, KMET RADIO (WABC, LOS ANGELES) – Dr. Semendinger hosted the program on April 11, 2020.  Dr. Semendinger had former Yankee Andy Stankiewicz and podcaster E.J. Fagan as his guests.

FEATURED ON THE HUMANS OF TEACHING PODCAST – “A Principal’s Principles” (March 2020)

MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW PRAISES SCATTERING THE ASHES – “A thoroughly ‘reader engaging’ and deftly crafted novel from first page to last, Scattering the Ashes showcases author Paul Russell Semendinger’s genuine flair for originality as well as an especially distinctive and effective narrative storytelling style.” (January, 2020)

BOGOTA BLOG – This article focuses on a book talk from Dr. Semendinger in Bogota, New Jersey (January 2020)

NEW JERSEY EDUCATORS GATHER FOR STEAM CONFERENCE AT RAMAPO COLLEGE – Article focusing on one of Dr. Semendinger’s workshops at the Madison Institute’s conference. (January 2020)

ASK DAVID’s SCATTERING THE ASHES SITE – This site looks at Dr. Semendinger’s novel, Scattering the Ashes.

KMET (1490 AM – WABC) – Dr. Semendinger was the featured guest on Brian Cataquet’s weekly radio show as he discussed Scattering the Ashes and his Yankees blog – Start Spreading the News.

WCBS NEWS RADIO 880, NEW YORK CITY Aired a feature on both Dr. Semendinger (and his published books) as part of their “Man on the Street” series – “A Principal Who Writes To Inspire Kids and Adults.”  9/17/18

READERS’ FAVORITE – This book review site gave Principal Sam and the Three Bears a Five-Star review! 9/13/18

RIDGEWOOD PATCH – The on-line newspaper did a feature on Dr. Semendinger and three of his books.  4/27/18

BOOKS AND BANTER – One again highlighted Principal Sam Gets Fit.  Here is a great interview with Principal Sam himself.  4/25/18

THE BEST CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOKS – Highlighted both Principal Sam and the Calendar Confusion  and Principal Sam Gets Fit.  4/16/18

BOOKS AND BANTER Highlighted Principal Sam Gets Fit and me as the author.  3/22/18

kdpBUZZ – Featured Impossible is an Illusion.  1/23/18

BOOKS AND BANTER – Highlighted Principal Sam Gets Fit and me as the author.  1/12/18

BEACH BOUND BOOKS – Highlighted Impossible is an Illusion and me as the author.  12/7/17

BOUND TO ESCAPE: SPOTLIGHTING BOOKS – Highlighted Principal Sam Gets Fit and me as the author.  11/27/17

BOUND TO ESCAPE: SPOTLIGHTING BOOKS – Highlighted Impossible is an Illusion and me as the author.  11/18/17

MYTHICAL BOOKS – Highlighted Principal Sam Gets Fit and shares the story of the Principal Sam books.  11/17/17

READING WITH YOUR KIDS Interviewed me for their podcast on great books.  We discussed Principal Sam and the Calendar ConfusionPrincipal Sam Gets Fit, and Impossible is an Illusion.  10/7/17

COMFY READING – reviewed two of my books: Principal Sam and the Calendar Confusion and Principal Sam Gets Fit giving them both 5-Stars!  10/4/17

READERS FAVORITE – reviewed Principal Sam Gets Fit giving it a coveted 5-Star review.  9/23/17

ASTRO’S ADVENTURES BOOK CLUB – featured Principal Sam and the Calendar Confusion stating that the book is one that children will love reading!   9/22/17

AUTHORS TALK ABOUT IT – featured an interview with me discussing Principal Sam Gets Fit and more!  9/5/17

BOOKDAILY.COM – has features about all of my books that includes my book trailers and information about me as a writer.  9/4/17

ANDREAS MICHAELIDES – reviewed by book Impossible is an Illusion on his web page.  8/28/17

EDUTOPIA – my latest motivational article on teaching was published on EduTopia.  8/28/17

WYCKOFF LIVING MAGAZINE – published an article about me and my books in their September 2017 issue.  (Sorry, no link available.)

THIRSTY4HEALTH – published a book presentation on Impossible is an Illusion.  8/23/17

THIRSTY4HEALTH – published a guest post by me that discussed how Impossible is an Illusion came to be.  8/23/17

THIRSTY4HEALTH published a guest post by me that discussed my writing process.  8/23/17

MY CENTRAL JERSEY.COM – mentioned me and my book Principal Sam and the Calendar Confusion in this article.  8/14/17

MY CENTRAL JERSEY.COM  – mentioned me and my book Principal Sam and the Calendar Confusion in this article.  8/7/17

MY CENTRAL JERSEY.COM – mentioned me and my book Principal Sam and the Calendar Confusion in this article  7/31/17

MY CENTRAL JERSEY.COM – mentioned me and my book Principal Sam and the Calendar Confusion in this article.   7/26/17

NORTH JERSEY.COM – mentioned my book Impossible is an Illusion in their article on the great soccer coach Evan Baumgarten.  7/28/17

EDUCATIONAL VIEWPOINTS (The Journal of the New Jersey Principals & Supervisors Association) – published my article Kintsugi in their Spring 2017 edition.

BOOKS AND BANTER – posted a guest post by me that discussed my writing process.  5/17/17

BOOKS AND BANTER – posted an interview with Principal Sam himself!    4/27/17

BOOKS AND BANTER – posted a guest post by me that discussed how the Principal Sam character came to be.  3/23/17

BOOKS AND BANTER – provided an overview of Principal Sam and the Calendar Confusion and me.  2/22/17

BOOKS DIRECT – reviewed Principal Sam and the Calendar Confusion and also posted an interview with me.  2/14/17

READERS FAVORITE – reviewed Principal Sam and the Calendar Confusion giving it a coveted 5-Star review.  2/9/17