Karen Scott brings over 15 years of experience in the Entertainment Industry to FitzGibbon Media. She specializes in harnessing the power of the music and entertainment community to create awareness and inspire action for progressive causes and organizations.
Prior to her position at FitzGibbon, Karen managed music and entertainment relations for Amnesty International. She integrated the creative community into Amnesty’s various human rights issues such as: prisoners of conscience, women’s rights, ending the death penalty, immigrants’ rights and accountability for torture. Karen was head liaison on the North American leg of the U2 360 Tour as well as the Van's Warped Tour. She also led a celebrity delegation to the Iran UN Mission in support of Iranian Filmmaker Jafar Panahi as well as raising tremendous awareness for the Troy Davis campaign. Karen was Executive Producer and media spokesperson for Chimes Of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International.
Karen started her career in management working with Joan Baez and subsequently was hired by ICM to work with such artists as Rod Stewart, Rush, Slayer and Cheap Trick. She then moved forward to VH1 where she coordinated the office of the EVP of Talent and Music Programming and oversaw major events such as: Divas, The Fashion Awards and The Concert Of the Century at The White House. Karen has also managed major label artists and spent time volunteering for various events.