Chantelle McCallum

Senior Manager, Marketing and PR, BET Networks

Chantelle McCallam is the Senior Manager in Marketing & PR for BET in the UK. In her role, she develops marketing and PR campaigns for all key BET shows such as the BET Awards, Hip Hop Awards and Being Mary Jane. She also develops and produces short form U.K. content including the Hip Hop Awards cypher, Soul Train Awards cypher and Black Girls Rock! spotlights.

Her career journey has also included roles at MTV Base working on ‘The Lick with Trevor Nelson,’ presenting on Westside Radio and producing content for ITV digital.    



the schedule may be subject to change


13:00 - 14:00

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MTV presenter Snoochie Shy makes an introduction to the talented team at MTV and takes us behind the scenes of YO! MTV Raps. The panellists will discuss the influence the show has had on popular culture up to the current day, in addition to how MTV champions key artists in the UK scene through its YO! brand as well as MTV Push. The panel will give the audience a glimpse into the inner workings of MTV, both in front of the camera and behind the scenes. You will also learn more about MTV Breaks and MTV’s internship and apprentice scheme, plus a brand new competition to spend a day at MTV as a runner, working on the Yo! Rates show, in conjunction with Urban Development.


Snoochie Shy, Presenter


Anna Karatziva, Head of Talent & Music MTV UK

Darcy Thomas – Series Producer, YO! Rates

Chantelle McCallam – Senior Manager, Marketing and PR, BET Networks