'She has been instrumental': Michelle Kambasha joins Satellite 414 from Secretly Group

'She has been instrumental': Michelle Kambasha joins Satellite 414 from Secretly Group

Michelle Kambasha has joined the publicity team at Satellite 414.

Kambasha leaves her post at Secretly Group to join the company as a publicist. Satellie 414’s client base includes Adele, Beyoncé and Lana Del Rey, while Kambasha’s roster is yet to confirmed. 

Kambasha joined Secretly Group in 2013, and has helmed campaigns for a range of artists across Secretly Canadian, Jagjaguwar and Dead Oceans, including Whitney, Kevin Morby and Shame. In 2017, Kambasha was inducted onto the Music Week Women In Music Roll Of Honour.

“It’s been an incredibly exciting six years working at Secretly Group and I am proud to have been a part of its growth in the UK and Europe,” Kambasha told Music Week. “It’ll be great to see them go from strength to strength from a close distance.”

Kambasha added: “I’m excited to be making my next step with Satellite 414, and amd relishing at the opportunity of working with incredibly talented artists and co-workers.”

I'm excited to be making my next step with Satellite 414

Michelle Kambasha, Satellite 414

Satellite 414 CEO Carl Fysh said: “We’re delighted to welcome Michelle to the Satellite 414 team and look forward to working with her across our clients moving forwards.”

Matthew Fogg is set to join Secretly Group as UK PR manager. Fogg arrives from independent publicity company Carry On Press, which represents a roster including Edwyn Collins and Fat White Family.

Hannah Overton, managing director, Europe at Secretly Group, said: “Everyone at Secretly Group is delighted to see Michelle embrace the next phase in her career. She has been an instrumental part in the growth of Secretly’s culture and reputation in UK. I thank her for all her hard work and wish her the best of luck.

“We are extremely excited to have Matt Fogg start working with us to lead our in-house PR strategy. He is already bringing passion, experience and creative thinking to our campaigns after some excellent mentorship from Steve Phillips.”

Matthew brings passion, experience and creative thinking

Hannah Overton, Secretly Group

Matthew Fogg commented: “Having been a big fan of Secretly Group’s output for some time, I’m really excited to have been asked join the team. There are some great records in the pipeline that I’m looking forward to getting the chance to work on. My parents have heard of a few people signed to the label too and while I’m not sure they understand exactly what it is I do for a living, that feels like an added bonus.”

Subscribers can read Music Week’s interview with Michelle Kambasha here.

Our 2017 feature on Jagjaguwar and Secretly Group is available here.

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