Media Blast: Indie Radio and Press Campaigns
- Saturday, Nov 24, 2012 at 1pm
- Ken Beattie, Founder, Killbeat Music (Dan Mangan, Yukon Blonde, The Deep Dark Woods)
- Manitoba Music Resource Centre
- 1-376 Donald St, Winnipeg, Manitoba
- Manitoba Music
This workshop will teach participants the techniques used to run a successful indie radio and publicity campaign. Topics will include servicing in physical and digital formats, how to time your campaign, who to contact, and how to promote a release to independent media.
About Ken Beattie
Ken Beattie is the founder and national publicity director of Killbeat Music. Working in just about every genre, Killbeat is an award-winning national media company that has launched over 400 albums by over 200 different artists in the last eight years from every corner of Canada and in between, as well as the U.S. and Europe. Killbeat has a team of 3 experienced media savvy music lovers that work in print, radio, visual and online/digital media outlets to create a well rounded and symbiotic publicity strategy that has seen more than 6 dozen albums reach #1 in the last 5 years on the national college/campus charts including the # 1 albums of the year in 2007, 2009 & 2010 and 5 of the year end top 10 on the national Folk/Roots Chart in 2010. The CBC Radio 3 Chart is almost never without 3 or 4 Killbeat albums in their top 30 and 1 or 2 in the top 10 and almost all of our releases receive national radio features or airplay at some point.
TO REGISTER AND FOR MORE INFORMATION, please contact:
Roland Deschambault, Training Coordinator Manitoba Music