Brandon D. Campbell
Brandon D. Campbell is a fashion, entertainment and live events producer. Born and raised in Little Rock, Campbell earned a B.A. in journalism and mass communications, with a minor in international studies and entrepreneurial certification from the University of Iowa. As a UI student, his career began as a features and entertainment reporter for the Iowa City Press-Citizen, editor of the UI National Association of Black Journalist’s Nuru, and general assignment reporter for The Daily Iowan. After graduation, he wrote and produced celebrity television obituary packages for FOX News Channel in New York City, capitalizing off his daily newspaper experience.
As a TV producer in Los Angeles, Campbell’s work has been featured on NBC, ABC, FOX, E! Entertainment, Style, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, VH1, and MTV. His more significant credits were as a producer for “E! Live from the Red Carpet” hosted by Ryan Seacrest and “Style Invades New York Fashion Week” hosted by Andre Leon Talley and Jay Manual. In 2007, Campbell joined media mogul Vince McMahon’s World Wrestling Entertainment as a writer and producer for “Friday Night SmackDown” and WWE.com. Campbell also created and developed shows “Life Apart” and “Women of the Industry for E!.
In 2009, Campbell returned to Little Rock to utilize his talents and resources by founding Little Rock Fashion Week. As its executive producer and writer, Campbell and his team produce quality and uniquely themed fashion shows and photo shoots. He funded the first LRFW entirely by using his savings and tax refund checks.
LRFW is now the most influential fashion experience in the mid-south, showcasing over 75 fashion labels by local, national and international emerging designers. The production has been attended by fashion/entertainment executives from LA, NYC, and Miami. Clothing collections featured at LRFW have been sold in boutiques nationwide, worn by celebrities, and showcased at New York’s Fashion Week. LRFW also supports several charities and provides countless opportunities for youth and those less fortunate.
In 2010, Savers, Inc. hired Campbell to be its Arkansas spokesperson, emcee and fashion show producer of Savers Grand Opening ceremonies. In the same year, Campbell founded Oneofakind™ Talent Inc., a boutique modeling and talent firm. As an agent, Campbell’s models have been booked for jobs by Wal-Mart, Dillard’s, Axe, Proctor & Gamble, Straight Talk Wireless, national fashion week runway shows, magazine spreads, music videos and commercials. Campbell has produced bridal runway fashion shows, including several events for Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Campbell hosts the “Fashion Forward” segment on FOX 16’s Good Day Arkansas.
Some of Campbell’s professional honors include the WWE & Me award for excellent work, Outstanding Contribution to Arkansas Beauty & Fashion Industry award, The Distinguished Fashion Industry Achievement Award by Internet Celebrity TV Magazine and in 2013 Arkansas Life magazine recognized him as a top “Arkansas Style Setter.”
He’s a member of the International Radio and Television Society in NYC. His passions are creating opportunities, advising and motivating youth. He’s a mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters. Campbell supports Little Rock School District, American Red Cross, Easter Seals, CARTI and Susan G. Komen. Campbell started Oneofakind Fellowship Foundation to provide scholarships to students aspiring to obtain careers in fashion, entertainment and media. When he’s not producing, writing, providing opportunities for others or volunteering, Campbell shares his experiences at colleges and workshops nationwide.