Renee Harrison (Publicity Please): Mentor


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Signing up to speak with Renee Harrison is highly recommended if you’re interested in learning how to interact with the media (for artists), how to interact with artist clients (for publicists), how to pitch the media on your artists/events, Tour Press 101 and DIY strategies for securing attention and capitalizing on publicist-secured press (for artists).

Renee Harrison is the owner of Publicity Please, a boutique full-service public relations agency, that focuses on personal attention and exceptional results via creative and effective press strategies. The clients she represents vary in genre from Rock and Pop to Americana, including artists (past and present) such as The Darkness, Disturbed, Insane Clown Posse, Saint Motel, honeyhoney and more.

Prior to founding Publicity Please, Renee worked at MCA Records, DreamWorks Records and Warner Bros. Records in A&R before shifting to Publicity at Warner Bros. Records and at Interscope Records - where she spearheaded the Publicity Department's foray into embracing and harnessing the power of the digital age of media.

You can see Renee’s full bio on her speaker page.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced