Michael Cleary

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Michael has over 12 years PR/communications experience within the music industry, having began his career at Beggars/XL Recordings. Whilst at Beggars Group he undertook PR for tours by artists including The White Stripes, Biffy Clyro, The Prodigy and The National and then, as a Senior Press Officer, represented artists including Dizzee Rascal, Friendly Fires and Beck. In 2009 he moved to Sony where he successfully led artist PR campaigns including A$AP Rocky, Ryan Adams, Kodaline and Band of Horses amongst others.

Following five years at Sony he went to Murray Chalmers PR as a Senior Publicist where he oversaw PR for Placebo’s largest ever UK tour and back catalogue reissues, plus working with CinemaLive on the UK cinema screenings for what were the Grateful Dead’s final shows.

Between October 2015 and January 2016, Michael worked as a freelance PR for numerous labels including Red Essential, Sub Pop and Steel Wool, plus leading marketing/communications company Momentum as a Senior Account Manager, working on the American Express account for them in a music partnerships capacity, executing marketing and communications campaigns.


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