Release Day Series Podcast

Kari Zalik - Why Hire a Publicist?

August 04, 2021 Alex Huard
Release Day Series Podcast
Kari Zalik - Why Hire a Publicist?
Show Notes

My guest for episode 25 is publicist Kari Zalik - founder, owner and operator of Bad Parade PR - a music publicity firm focused on bringing musical talent to every corner of Canada.If you are a musician listening to this episode and you have heard of a publicist but unsure of what they do - this episode is going to lay it all out for you. If you’re a musician and you know about PR, but you’ve been reluctant to hire a publicist - perhaps this is the conversation you need to hear to push you in one direction or the other. And if you’re just listening to this podcast not as a musician but for the sheer joy of just listening to the stories we have to share...thank you.We talk about the role a publicist plays on your team, when it’s the right time to hire one, and the impacts working with a Publicist like Kari can have on your release.Kari's clients have included: Steve Earle, Alex Cuba, Sharon Jones, Charles Bradley, Jocelyn Alice, JD McPherson and have appeared in top media including the Globe and Mail, National Post, CBC q, Exclaim!, Indie88, NOW Magazine, and many more.If you have music you would like us to hear, or have a great release day rollout plan you want the world to know about, send an email with your EPK and release plan to: contactreleaseday@gmail.comThank you so much for listening, and Welcome to Release Day!Theme music composed by Evan Denley.Reference Links:Bad Parade Website: https://www.badparade.com/Decolonial Clothing - https://decolonialclothingco.ca/Release Day Spotify Playlist - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0GbiC5YorhQObK1n3FndhJ?si=l0sbbP1ARnaWaDbFRVzpEwRelease Day Website - https://releasedayseries.com/