hype artist

hype artist

n. someone who produces aggressive promotional material for a living. She is a hype artist for a public relations firm.
See also: artist, hype
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Jay was a tireless promoter and so-called hype artist who in the post-payola days specialized in promoting pop and rock singles to radio stations around the country.
LIVERPOOL Sound City prides itself on blending big league bands with emerging hype artists.
Here, the picture is more mixed--there's some real opportunity, but perhaps not as much as the hype artists would suggest--and the opportunity brings with it some specific baggage and obligations.
Of course the hype artists insist that the "silver lining" of the cheap melodrama is the attention it focuses on spousal abuse.