New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ Universal Republic Records)
UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC RECORDS has promoted Myisha Brooks to the position of VP, Publicity. She will devise, implement, and supervise all-encompassing media campaigns for an expansive roster of acts.
"Myisha's hard work and dedication make her an essential asset to the company. Her tireless efforts and unique perspective are both impressive and inspiring. She's elevated the department to a new level, and I'm thrilled to work with her on all of the great projects we have on the horizon."
As the label's Director
of Publicity since 2009, Brooks has proven to be a forward-thinking, charismatic, and diligent leader. Securing massive exposure on television, the Internet, and in print publications, she helped architect crucial publicity initiatives for artists including Jessie
J, Amy Winehouse, Kelly
Rowland, Melanie Fiona, Nas & Damian Marley, Mayer Hawthorne, James
Blake, Kid Cudi, Nelly, and more.
Reporting to Jay Wilson SVP and head of publicity at UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC RECORDS, she'll continue to spearhead the development and execution of numerous public relations campaigns.
About her promotion, she comments, "Working with Jay Wilson has been a great experience. When I first joined the team, our department consisted of only three publicists handling a roster of mostly new artists. Crafting and implementing strategies for these acts proved to be one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of my career. Under Jay's tutelage, we collectively lived up to the label's motto of 'we break new artists', and I look forward to breaking many more together in the future!"
Meanwhile, Wilson adds, "Myisha's hard work and dedication make her an essential asset to the company. Her tireless efforts and unique perspective are both impressive and inspiring. She's elevated the department to a new level, and I'm thrilled to work with her on all of the great projects we have on the horizon."
After graduating from California State
University Long Beach with a B.A. in Electronic Theater Arts and Minor in Speech Communication, Brooks began her career as an intern at Arista Records. She was quickly promoted to executive assistant and eventually Coordinator of West Coast Publicity. While at Arista, she worked with Cee-Lo
Green, T.I., Outkast, The Neptunes, Kelis, Usher, and more. In 2008, she served as a marketing/PR associate at Warner Bros. Records, working with Wiz Khalifa, E-40, and Lil' Jon. Immediately prior to REPUBLIC, she was a Senior Account Executive at Simone
Smalls PR, handling media for the likes of Usher, Grammy Award-nominated songwriter Claude Kelly, and The View co-host and actress Sherri Shepherd.
UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC RECORDS would like to congratulate Myisha Brooks on this promotion.
About Republic Records
A division of Universal Music
Group, the world's largest music company, Republic Records is home to a diverse array of superstar artists such as 3 Doors
Down, Amy Winehouse, Colbie Caillat, Gotye, Eddie Vedder, Enrique Iglesias, Florence + the Machine, Godsmack, Hinder, Owl City, The Rolling Stones, The Voice (Javier Colon, Dia Frampton), among many others.
It is comprised of innovative imprints and digital business ventures. It is comprised of Republic Nashville Records(The Band Perry), and is in partnerships with Aware Records(Mat Kearney), Big Machine(Taylor Swift), Brushfire(Jack Johnson, G Love), Cash Money(Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj) Lava Records(Jessie J, Black Veil Brides), SRC(Akon, Melanie Fiona), Tuff Gong(Damien Marley, Stephen Marley) among others.