Media Training For Artists

Media Training For Artists

November 23, 2023

Facilitated by Dalton Higgins


Welcome to the world of arts journalism, media, news, TV, and PR. This workshop will teach artists the fundamentals of media training so they’re ready to engage with the press. 


Dalton Higgins 

Dalton Higgins is a publicist, author of six books, and journalist. Higgins’ publicity roster includes clients that have won a wide range of Awards including: Grammy Awards (USA), BET Awards (USA), Emmy Awards (USA), The Mercury Prize (UK), Victoires de la Musique/French Grammy’s (France), Juno Awards (Canada), in addition to Grammis/Swedish Grammy’s (Sweden), and Polaris Prize (Canada) nominees. His book Far From Over: The Music and Life of Drake is carried in the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame & Museum collection in Cleveland, and his best-selling Hip Hop World book is carried in Harvard University’s hip hop archive. 


Higgins is a former music booker for Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre, SHINE (NYC), and has been promoting concerts under his Rap N' Roll brand since 2013. Higgins has co-produced and co-hosted popular podcasts for the CBC (This Is Not A Drake podcast) and Rogers Media (Black Tea).  His university course “Deconstructing Drake and The Weeknd” has been featured on CNN, New York Times, NPR, BET, Hypebeast, Revolt TV, GRM Daily and 6ixBuzz among many other media outlets. Higgins' pioneering work in the area of media, public relations, and live music presentation has taken him across the United States, Denmark, France, Australia, Canada, Germany, Colo​​mbia, England, Curacao, Spain, and Cuba among other destinations.


This workshop is located at “The Gift Shop” in Stackt Market (Unit 5-101).

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