Want to know what it takes to break into the creative industry? Come and hear from one of MTV’s people-in-the-know as they share all their top tips on how to make your mark and stand out from the crowd. Plus, we’ll be on the lookout for talent, and will be giving away a week’s work experience at MTV!
Kerry’s the Executive Vice President of Youth & Music, MTV International & Chief Marketing Officer of Viacom International Media Networks UK, and is coming to MTV Breaks to tell you the story of her amazing career. Kerry joined MTV back in 2007, looking after Marketing, Creative and Press for the UK and ten years later she’s overseeing the brand across every single MTV channel all over the world (except the U.S). She’ll be telling you all about how she got to where she is today, giving tips for making it big in business and answering all your burning career questions. So make sure you come prepared!
Newcastle’s own party royalty will be joining us to give no holds barred insight into what it’s like to star in an internationally renowned show and live life in front of a camera. They’ll also be reminiscing about some of their favourite moments from the show, as well as sharing some behind the scenes gossip from the new series.
We’ll also be getting the scoop on how a show like Geordie Shore comes to life, with exclusive insights from MTV’s Head of Publicity and Cast Management Milly Gattegno. She’ll be sharing her experiences of working on an unscripted reality TV show, the trials and tribulations of managing party-loving talent, and taking Geordie Shore from the streets of Newcastle to screens all around the world.
Tinea is a TV and radio presenter and voiceover artist who currently presents shows on KissFMUK and Kissfresh. Since graduating in 2010 with a BA in Media, Film & Television Studies, she’s interviewed film and music stars galore, covered festivals and red carpets, roamed backstage at the MOBO awards, MTV EMAs and loads more. She is one of MTV UK’s regular presenters and you can catch her in her weekly slot on MTV News. Her voice can regularly be heard on TV and radio campaigns for the likes of Spotify, Channel 5, and iTunes.
With a mischievous smile and charming confidence, northerner Nathan gets away with murder. The fun-loving Geordie joined the show in 2015 and immediately hit it off with everyone, especially his now BFF Chloe.
Since becoming famous on the MTV hit show, Nathan has also been on ‘All Star Driving School’, ‘Release The Hounds’ and ‘Celebrity Sex Pod’.
Geordie lass Chloe shot to stardom after joining the show in 2015 and she has had the cast in stitches ever since. Chloe is always up for a laugh and a drink, making her the perfect Geordie Shore housemate!
Since joining, the 22-year-old has appeared on shows such as ‘Celebrity Big Brother’, ‘Release The Hounds’ and ‘Ex on the Beach’ where the public immediately warmed to her ditzy demeanour and down-to-earth personality.
Milly Gattegno is Head of Publicity and Cast Management at MTV. Originally from MTV Australia and currently at MTV HQ in London, Milly has been at Viacom for almost ten years and worked on MTV events and shows across Australia, New Zealand, Tokyo, Los Angeles, New York and London. She is responsible for creating the PR strategy for all of MTV UK’s programming priorities and local and International Tentpole Events such as Geordie Shore, Ex On The Beach, Just Tattoo Of Us, MTV Crashes, Brand New, Live Stage, MTV Presents, The VMAs, Movie Awards and EMAs. Milly is also responsible for overseeing on air talent for MTV International shows, including cast from Geordie Shore, Ex On The Beach, Just Tattoo Of Us, Teen Mom UK.
& more to be announced
With a string of sold-out live performances under her belt performing alongside acts such as Section Boyz, Anderson & Paak, major brand endorsements from Adidas, G-Star, Beats by Dre, DKNY and a co-sign from R&B Superstar Alicia Keys, Nadia is clearly raising the bar for female rappers in a scene typically dominated by men.
South London A2 is the self-taught UK hip hop misfit doing things his own way. His introspective rap, inspired by his grime scene background, is darkly imaginative and pumped full of original flavour. It’s the culmination of a life of musical curiosity, sparked from messing around with cracked production software.
VARSKI – “Music Week is always special. So much going on and to have it in London this year makes the event even more personal to us”
R3WIRE – “I’m so excited to be a part of MTV Music Week, especially since it’s in the city where I was born! It makes it all the more special to me”.
Martin’s biggest talent is being able to conjure an incredible party vibe, wherever he plays. It’s no wonder he’s found himself playing such a versatile mix of clientele and venues – all at the highest level; he’s Grammy award winner Eve’s Tour DJ and has just toured stadiums and arenas with her and Gwen Stefani in the USA, DJ for Nike, Gumball 3000, GQ Man of the year awards, Ministry of Sound Resident, former Resident at Pacha Ibiza, Trevor Nelson’s right hand mans and is now doing a mix show on Capital FM with Ministry of Sound at weekends. He’s played for; Drake, Bruno Mars, Will.i.am, Chris Brown, Kevin Hart, Amber Rose, Kate Moss, David Cameron, Jose Mourinho, Idris Elba, Will Ferrell, Samuel L Jackson, Lewis Hamilton and many more…
Martin – “For me growing up the Emas to have always been the pinnacle for anyone who loves music in Europe. I’ve always hoped they would come to London and now it’s here, let’s show the world why we are the best”