Tom Henderson

Music Publicist

Skills

  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Writing
  • Live Event
  • Creative
  • Events PR
  • Event Organisation
  • Media Relations
  • Office
  • Strategy and Planning
  • Networking Communication
  • Music Administration

Work history

Currently

Publicist

WE Care A Lot PR

May 2015
  • - Coordinate strategic press coverage for artists such as The Internet, Vince Staples, Wavves, Bring Me The Horizon (online), Ryan Adams (online) & Tory Lanez (online), among others, by pitching to journalists and publications across broadsheet, style, tastemaker and specialist press. - Pitch for and deliver premieres, interview features, album and live reviews for our artists. Whilst pitching, provide creative angles for writers to cover our artists, referencing current news. - Write and send out artist press releases to relevant mailing lists. - Attend planning meetings and voice professional opinions on the press area of the campaign. - Scout new potential artists I’d like to work with, analysing artist proposition, potential, relevance, originality and scope to break into the wider mainstream over time. - Assist my employer on press campaigns for clients including Justin Bieber and Foo Fighters. - Manage logistics for artist interviews/photoshoots for labels, managers and publication. - Distributing music and images to publications upon request. - Build and maintain relationships with labels/managers/media partners for the company.

Education

2013

Sports Journalism

London College of Communication

Aug 2010 - May 2013
  • Achieving a 2:1