Chrissie Vincent

Chrissie is an educator and music industry stalwart, starting her career in the music business in 1981 at Festival Records in Sydney, Australia.

With over 42 years experience in the music and entertainment industry, Chrissie has worked with some of the biggest names in music, both in Australia and internationally (based in Los Angeles for 5 years at Virgin Records Worldwide) including the Rolling Stones, Lenny Kravitz, David Bowie, Sex Pistols, Smashing Pumpkins and Australian artists and bands such as The Living End, Pete Murray, Don Walker, Jeff Lang, Tim Rogers, Tex Perkins – the list is endless.

Chrissie has worked in various capacities including publicity, artist management, TV production, record promotion, radio promotion and music television @ MTV in Australia and the US. In 1999 she established Chrissie Vincent Publicity & Management, working on successful publicity campaigns for events such as Falls Festival, St Kilda Festival, St Kilda Film Festival, Pyramid Rock Festival, Boogie Festival, the Australasian Worldwide Music Expo and CD and National Tour Campaigns for both local and international touring artists.

Chrissie has taught at JMC Academy, Melbourne Polytechnic and in January 2015, Chrissie accepted the position of Head of Entertainment Management at Collarts (Australian Collage of the Arts) where she is overseeing the Bachelor of Applied Business degree in Entertainment Management.

In November 2018, Chrissie presented her recommendations for change with regard to Local Content on Commercial radio at the inquiry into the Australian Music Business. In April 2019, the Parliamentary Inquiry findings were released, using 3 of Chrissie’s key recommendations for change within the commercial radio/local content area. She has presented her research at several local and international conferences in 2019, is passionate about the industry and continues to push for changes to guarantee the music business is sustainable into the future.

Chrissie is currently the Chair of the Board of Management @ youth organisation The Push and is the Australasian Representative on the Board of MEIEA (Music, Entertainment Industry Educators Association).