(CelebrityAccess News Service) — Amanda Hale has been hired as tour publicist for the Mitch Schneider Organization(MSO). Hale joined MSO in September 2003 after relocating to Los Angeles from New York City. Previously she was a coordinator in the media relations department of Columbia Records from February 1999-August 2003. While at Columbia, she assisted with press on Billy Joel, Ricky Martin, Pete Yorn, The Dixie Chicks and others.
In her new role as tour publicist, Hale handles the regional press campaigns for MSO clients while they are on the road. Her current projects include David Bowie, A Perfect Circle, Pennywise, Earl Slick, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Rich Robinson and Avenged Sevenfold. While at MSO, she's also done tour press for Korn, Static-X, Dope, The Take Action Tour, Paul Van Dyk, Fireball Ministry and Adema.
"I had the good fortune of working with Amanda while she was at Columbia Records" says Mitch Schneider. "Her attention to detail, knowledge of music and respect for the artists she worked for bowled me over. Amanda has brought these same qualities to MSO, where she has impressively segued into her position as tour publicist. We're thrilled to have her on our team and look forward to her growth at MSO." –Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner