About Brickshore Media
Brickshore Media is a full service public relations and social media firm located in Nashville, Tenn. With a fresh, savvy approach to modern day media, Brickshore Media specializes in public relations, digital publicity, social media marketing and event coordination for brands and artists that are looking to create an awareness across multiple platforms within the industry.
Owned and operated by Nicole Zeller, Brickshore Media has developed personal relationships with key contacts in print, television, syndicated radio and the online world for over 13 years. Brickshore Media specializes in cost-effective, personalized campaigns that exceed the expectations of our clients. We rely on determination, hard work, and creative innovative ideas.
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Publicist / Owner
Nicole is a professional publicist with over 13 years of experience creating PR initiatives for entertainment and corporate clients. She has successfully spearheaded strategic campaigns that have achieved national and international print, broadcast and online media placements. Nicole has been accountable for developing, managing and implementing strategic PR campaigns for clients, along with direct day-to-day PR/marketing activities.
She has worked for the likes of Ashton Shepherd, Chase Rice, Emmylou Harris, Lynn Anderson, Phil Vassar, William Lee Golden (Oak Ridge Boys), among others. She has also been involved in publicity campaigns for the Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival, Johnny Cash Museum, Tina Turner Museum, Americana Music Triangle as well as restaurants including Pie In The Sky, The Row, The Honeysuckle and Shane's Rib Shack.
She previously worked as a Senior Publicist at a prominent PR Firm on Music Row for 10 years before launching her own business. She also worked for Sony BMG as a Publicity Assistant, managing tour press for country artists/successful songwriters Keith Anderson and Bobby Pinson.
She hails from The Garden State (New Jersey) and has been a fan of country music since she was a teenager. While all her high school friends went to local colleges, Nicole’s passion for the music industry prompted her to follow her dream and move to Music City in 2001. She is a college graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations/Recording Industry, with a minor in Marketing and Communications.
Had to learn to pump her own gas when she moved to TN from NJ
Likes to have a little water with her glass of limes
First job was working at a western store in New Jersey (yes, they do exist)
Went swimming with dolphins in Cozumel, Mexico
Jillian joined the Brickshore Media team August 2019 as an Intern for the fall semester and quickly climbed her way into a Publicity Coordinator position in 2020. Originally from Long Island, New York, she is currently a senior Marketing Major minoring in Music Business at Belmont University and plans to graduate this upcoming May. Through her past internships and volunteer opportunities, Jillian has experience with promoting showcase events on campus and executing marketing and social media campaigns. In addition to her love and passion for music, she also loves travel, interior design, and trying new restaurants around Nashville.
Can drive a boat and has her boating license
Has been a diehard Taylor Swift fan since the Love Story music video premiere
Was a songwriting major at Belmont her freshman year
Knows more than the average person about astrology
As Brickshore Media's current Publicity Assistant intern, Maci is a graduate of MTSU with a Music Business major and a Public Relations minor. From Elizabethton, TN, this East Tennessee native had previous experience in the production of Disney on Ice, stage lighting design, social media marketing for a wide range of companies and more. She has worked for the Americana Music Festival, Winter Jam and also volunteered at the International Entertainment Buyers Association. With a strong passion for helping artists and songwriters achieve their goals, Maci is excited to be a part of the Brickshore team.
Goes to a live music show or art event every week
Her hobby consists of collecting records, antiques and action figures
Currently taking guitar lessons
Loves to be anywhere near water or mountains
“I’ve been in the music business for over 30 years and I’ve had the privilege to work with some wonderful publicists. I have to say that Nicole Zeller at Brickshore Media is at the top of the list. She delivered and then some! She released a well-worded press release that got issued to all of the news outlets/organizations that we needed to hit. She also was on top of all of the latest strategies for social media and created a stellar campaign. I couldn’t be more satisfied with her effort, commitment and talent.”
– Brady Seals, Grammy-nominated hit singer/songwriter (Little Texas – wrote number one hits including What Might Have Been, God Blessed Texas, My Love, etc.)
"I couldn't be more thrilled to be working with Nicole again. She is brilliant, personable and professional. What is impressive to me is that she covers all the bases, and seems to not only get everything done but also goes that extra mile. That is something I truly value in a publicist.”
– Bryan White, Grammy award-winning country artist
“Nicole Zeller is a publicist I have come to respect and trust with my music career. If you want to hire a publicist that’s as passionate about music as you are then Nicole is your gal. She puts her heart and soul into everything and I’m glad to be back working with her.”
- Ashton Shepherd, Billboard chart-topping country artist
"My true dream team right here! I love working with Nicole Zeller and the entire Brickshore Media staff. While, as a whole, Brickshore is a well oiled machine they are able to define and depict what you personally need as an artist and see to it that it happens. They are the true believers and shakers of the industry!!"
– Cherish Lee, Trailblazing country artist (daughter of entertainment icons Johnny Lee - "Lookin' For Love" and Charlene Tilton - Lucy Ewing on hit TV show "Dallas")
“Although a new name on the Nashville publicity scene, Brickshore Media has already made an impact under the guidance of Nicole Zeller. Dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s is just the beginning with Brickshore Media…there’s just never any guesswork, working with them and their clients. They’re always on top of their game!”
– Camo, Co-host for Nashville Access, Syndicated Radio Show
"If you're looking for a great publicist I highly recommend Nicole Zeller! I've known Nicole for several years; she's hard working and very good at her job. Whether I'm doing a radio interview with one of her clients or asking her to help get the word out on one of my promotion acts, she always comes thru. You're in great hands with Nicole and Brickshore Media!"
– Jim Quinton, Owner/Operator of Radio Promotion Nashville & Country PD/MD for WYYZ AM & FM in Jasper, GA
“Brickshore Media is that company that takes a personal interest in YOUR business. They are never satisfied until you are satisfied. Nicole Zeller is a tireless worker and is always energetic. We are extremely pleased with our relationship and the progress of our business!”
- Captain Jack, Owner, Renegade Radio Nashville and Jersey Shore Country
“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Nicole Zeller on many different projects over the past few years. Whenever I find out that she is going to be part of an artist’s team that I’m on, I know that the Press/PR and Interviews that the artist will be doing will be handled 110%. She approaches each of her clients’ press campaigns with unmatched professionalism and true concern for the professional growth of each artist. Nicole’s reputation in the industry, her drive and her contacts should make her a first choice for any artist that wants to build a successful career campaign.”
– Steve Baker, Visual Image Marketing
“Nicole Zeller at Brickshore Media is a sure bet. She’s got mega experience, yet a fresh perspective. Highly recommended. I have worked with her with several of my management clients over many years. She gets the job done (and I’m not easy to please)."
– Justin Hill, Hill Productions and Media Group, Inc.
“Total pros. Nicole is so easy to work with. Her clients are very lucky to have her on their side. I highly recommend Brickshore Media. We’ve been dealing with them for a while and have never once had any issues. In this town, that’s a rare and beautiful thing.”
– Patti McClintic, Think Country Music
“Nicole Zeller is a master at building rapport with her clients. Her ability to quickly develop trust with artists is an invaluable tool in growing their confidence level…and in the Music Industry, confidence is vitally important. I highly recommend Brickshore Media!”
– Randy Barber, Bar Frog Music
“I was so happy to hear when Nicole Zeller opened her own firm. She was my very first publicist when I released my debut single back in 2013 and I’m glad to have her back on my team. After all, Jersey girls need to stick together.”
– Kayla Calabrese
“You can tell Nicole truly cares about each one of her clients, believes in them, and makes each one of us a priority. I’m excited to be a part of such a great group of talented artists on her roster.”
– Crystal Day
“I’m happy to be able to work with Nicole again. She always went above and beyond in every aspect of my career and has achieved so much for me. I’m glad to have her back as part of my team.”
– Travis Rice
"Nicole Zeller and Brickshore Media have been so instrumental in all areas of my young career. There are many companies that can develop and release good PR, but from my experience, there are so few that drive an artist’s career beyond the words like Nicole and her team does for me every day. And there is not one other that I would call family. Nicole is like the big sister that won’t let me wear her clothes, but will stand up for me every time someone tries to get in my way or knock me down…I love Nicole and Brickshore Media!"
- Bailey James
"Nicole Zeller came highly recommended when I was in search for a publicist. After speaking with her, I knew she was the publicist we needed to help take Jagertown to the next level in their career. We’re excited to be a part of her talented roster and I think with the team we have built; we can accomplish anything.”
- James Gist, Manager, G&N Entertainment
“Nicole is a great PR person and takes time to consider her client’s needs. She is on time with deadlines and delivered a great PR campaign for our artist. Loved working with Brickshore!”
– Max Thomas, Manager for Jenny Leigh Miller
“I have had the pleasure and opportunity to work with Nicole Zeller countless times for a wide variety of events with many high-profile artists as well as venues she has represented. Always professional. Always on top of everything. Always can count on a top-notch experience!”
– Bev Moser, Moments By Moser
"Brickshore Media has been awesome to work with. From the start, they understood our needs and vision as well as our uniqueness. This helped them express what we are all about to the world. The many years of industry experience also are evident as Nicole Zeller seems to know the right contacts, the people who relate to our message and the best place for us to grow next in our worldwide presence. That is a pretty powerful combination! We would say she is “hamstacular!”
– The Runaway Hamsters (aka: TRHibe)
“We love working with Nicole Zeller at Brickshore Media. I love her heart, her commitment, her energy and vision. We have so many plans for Hope Nation Radio, it's exciting. I encourage anybody who wants to take a professional step forward in the music business to give Nicole and her staff a call. If you want to build your brand? I'd make that call! Thank you, girl, for being our PR Ninja and loving these kiddos as much as we do. You’re awesome!”
- Nile Peaytt, Owner/Founder, Hope Nation Radio
“Nicole and the Brickshore Media team have been an invaluable part in building the foundation for Williams Honor and our branding. As it becomes tougher for all of us to stay on top of the ever-changing landscape of our music industry, Nicole will help you stay on top of those changes, and advise you on who to hit in the media, and how hard to hit them. Her passion for her work is top tier and her commitment to us is humbling. Not only is she talented and great with her clients, but also loves to have fun with everyone she's working with. We wouldn't have it any other way.” – Williams Honor