Full Sail University Educator - Owner of Buzz Entertainment, LLC - Public Relations and Social Media Strategist in the music / entertainment industry - Music business marketing educator
Elizabeth Neff is an accomplished business professional with 20 years of progressive experience as a marketing communications practitioner in the music and entertainment industry. In 2007, Neff started Buzz Entertainment Public Relations and joined Full Sail University. She strategically manages her responsibilities as a course director for music business marketing in the Music Business Bachelor program, and as a publicist for such clients as Pop Icon Debbie Gibson and Disney Music. Neff is listed as one of the top 50 marketing professors on Twitter and one of the top 100 PR pros who dominates social media. Follow her @eneffbuzz and her company @buzzentpr. Immediately prior to starting her own company and then joining Full Sail, she directed and implemented media relations, crisis communication, publicity, community relations, marketing, promotions and branding for the international music and entertainment company owned by Lou Pearlman, Trans Continental. Some of the artists she worked with were Aaron Carter, Brooke Hogan, Jordan Knight, Smilez & Southstar, and C Note. With strong leadership, interpersonal and team building skills, Neff has been a dynamic salesperson for clients in the fields of music & entertainment, TV & stage production, food & beverage, technology, travel & tourism, and healthcare. She’s a strategic planner with effective organizational skills to manage and prioritize multiple tasks, and highly skilled in all facets of the media. Talented and flexible to find creative solutions to complex problems, meet deadlines and exceed expectations, Neff has the proven ability to effectively communicate with target audiences.
A native of Orlando with her mother from Puerto Rico and father from Ohio, Neff earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Radio/Television Communications and a minor in Spanish from the University of Central Florida. An active member of the community, she is a graduate of Leadership Orlando and member of the MusicBusiness Association, Orlando Regional Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, Orlando Chamber of Commerce, and UCF’s Nicholson School ofCommunication Alumni Chapter. She also volunteers for Give ‘Til It Rocks, an organization that produces live entertainment events to help Central Florida nonprofits entertain large audiences and raise money for their causes.
Current and previous clients include Debbie Gibson, Disney Music, Jeff Timmons, Jordan Knight, Aaron Carter, Brooke Hogan and more.