Bernard Baur is an award-winning journalist. Credited with over 1,200 published articles in a variety of publications and general entertainment websites, he is currently Review Editor, A&R Reporter and Features Writer for Music Connection Magazine.
With over 20 years in entertainment and music, Bernard has worked with superstars and emerging artists as a Director of Marketing and Promotions, Director of Business Affairs, PR Consultant, Media Liaison and A&R Executive. At Warner Bros. Entertainment, he handled marketing and copywriting for all WB products, including music, television programs, films and DVDs. As a partner in BGO Entertainment Network, he consults for record labels, entertainment firms (music, TV, and Internet) and Minarik Guitars.
Bernard has appeared in documentaries; VH1, MTV and CNN specials; and is a frequent participant in music conferences and workshops across the U.S. He has worked with Guns N’ Roses, System of a Down, No Doubt, Butterfly Boucher, Beth Hart, Matchbox Twenty, Nickelback, P Diddy, Lil Kim, Ice-T, Rob Zombie, Metallica, Body Count, Sammy Hagar, Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Godsmack, John Michael Talbot, Charlie Pride, Dishwalla, Stabbing Westward, Glen Phillips, Chris Stills, Crosby Loggins, Scarlett Pomers, and Mandi Perkins.
At MI, he teaches Music Business Basics and Start & Run Your Own Record Label.