Gayle Lynn Falkenthal, APR, is President of the Falcon Valley Group, a San Diego based public relations consulting firm. Falkenthal worked as an award winning broadcast editor, producer and talk host before launching a second career as a communications consultant and business owner. Falkenthal continues to work both sides of the communications aisle as an award winning columnist for several media outlets including the political blog San Diego Rostra and Communities Digital News at Washington Times.
The San Diego Press Club presented Falkenthal with its Andy Mace Award for Career Excellence in Public Relations, one of just 33 individuals with this achievement. She holds Accreditation in Public Relations, which represents the top two percent of all public relations professionals in the United States. She earned both her Bachelor of Arts degree in Radio-Television and Linguistics and a Master of Science degree in Mass Communication from San Diego State University. She is an instructor at National University, San Diego, and previously taught in the School of Journalism & Media Studies at SDSU.
Falkenthal is a card-carrying Libertarian, servant to a rescued Boxer dog with his own Twitter account, and is proudly obsessed with Dancing With the Stars. She firmly believes what goes around, comes around, and you should go hard or go home.
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Published 7:12 p.m. May 14, 2013
The final four couples are named. DWTS returns in Fall 2013, but only on Monday nights. The Tuesday results shows have been cancelled.
Published 7:18 p.m. May 13, 2013
The five stars still in the competition did their best to show they are contenders, not pretenders to get into next week’s finals.
Published 12:56 a.m. May 13, 2013
Couples dance twice on Dancing With The Stars in Week 9 to make it into next week's finals, with one dance chosen by fan votes.
Published 11:34 p.m. May 12, 2013
CBS is counting on more comedies. NBC is making the most changes. Will ABC’s Dancing With The Stars return this fall?
Published 11:26 a.m. May 12, 2013
Mother’s Day is slipping in importance as a holiday. But it still outranks Father’s Day. Sorry, Dad.
Published 3:35 p.m. May 11, 2013
This fitting Mother’s Day episode focuses on the strong women and mothers among the GOT characters. Watch the preview video here.
Published 9:07 p.m. May 7, 2013
Pacquiao’s opponent will be the aggressive Brandon Rios, coming off a loss in his recent rematch with Mike Alvarado.
Published 10:20 p.m. May 7, 2013
Viewers were treated to a gravity defying performance by Derek Hough and Jaimie Goodwin. See the video to believe it.
Published 1:25 p.m. May 7, 2013
This clever ad starring Zachary Quinto and Leonard Nimoy is jammed with Star Trek references. Go ahead, watch it. Resistance is futile.
Published 7:28 p.m. May 6, 2013
Judges gave the first perfect score of 30 for one Trio, but violently disagreed over another Trio. See the video and judge for yourself.
Published 1:56 a.m. May 5, 2013
Last week’s episode was all about fire. This week, it’s all about ice.
Published 11:40 p.m. May 5, 2013
We’re glad to see Trio dances are back; the six remaining couples dance twice in Week 8.
Published 11:54 p.m. May 4, 2013
Floyd “Money” Mayweather remains boxing’s best pound for pound fighter. Who will step up next to fight him? See our slideshow of the fight.
Published 8:32 p.m. May 3, 2013
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Published 12:44 p.m. May 3, 2013
Boxers hit the scales in the last public appearance before Saturday night’s main event in Las Vegas; Showtime will air it live and online.