TheBizFix Podcast 03: Publicist Shelby Meade Knows Talent and Where to Find What is Going on in Any Town
Shelby Meade has been called a high-functioning creative. As a publicist she has worked with some of the largest musical groups and athletes around the world. She’s also an innovator in human rights and a champion for women’s rights around the world. Whether it’s working with Moby, The Beastie Boys, or Shawn White, she puts her clients and their causes front and center. She makes sure that they are the story.
Shelby grew up in Michigan and was obsessed with surfing and skating. Now later in life, she still has the same obsessions and gets to work with both world-class surfers and skaters.
Imagine you’re 20 years old, working in the music industry and your boss says: “You have to throw a party for Elton John in 3 weeks. This includes renting a piano, getting the invitations and catering. And if Elton doesn’t like the piano and walks out, it’s all your fault.” Well, that was one of Shelby’s first tasks in her entertainment career, and she nailed it.
From a young age, Shelby showed the self-awareness to “just start” pursuing her interests, passions and ultimately grow her expertise. She is known now as one of the premiere publicists in the music industry, helping to break artists like Jack Johnson through un-traditional media methods. She also works with artists like The Beastie Boys and Shawn White pursue their passions, tell their stories and pursue their causes on a global stage.
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