Darren Paltrowitz on Muck Rack

Darren Paltrowitz

Long Beach, NY
Founder & Editor, No Place Like Long Island and Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  Entertainment, food, travel, sports, interesting things
Doesn't Cover: I'm open to anything!

Writer/Editor & Strategist

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Darren Paltrowitz is a New York resident (and Long Island native) with over 15 years of entertainment industry experience. He began working around the music business as a teenager, interning for the manager of his favorite band Superdrag. In the years following, he has worked with a wide array of...


What does it mean to be a journalist?

Not sure -- I call myself a writer.

Who do you wish followed you?

Bill Simmons -- when he takes interest in someone, it's generally because they are interesting and/or doing great work.

What advice can you offer to aspiring journalists?

Don't just talk about it, do it. Put in the work. Ask questions. Keep learning. Forget about the money. It's a long-term game.