In addition to writing hundreds of stories for print and web outlets including Forbes, Sports Illustrated and The Washington Post, Zack has appeared frequently on television, radio and in print to talk about his books, stories and thoughts on the business of media and entertainment. Here’s a sampling of his media appearances, ranging from showbiz commentary to reviews of his books to profiles of Zack himself.
BBC: “The Business of Being Lady Gaga”
Bloomberg: “Jay Z Gives Money Tips”
Financial Times: “Rapping And Rolling In It”
MTV: “Jay Z, Diddy, Kanye West Top FORBES Hip-Hop List”
New York Times: “What Happened To The Jay Z Jeep?”
Ozy: “Zack O’Malley Greenburg Is All About The Benjamins”
Reuters: “Hip-Hop Stars Diversifying To Stay Rich”
Wall Street Journal: “Book Review: ‘Michael Jackson, Inc.’”
APM (Marketplace): “Michael Jackson: The Businessman Behind The Musician”
NPR (All Things Considered): “The Fringe Benefits Of Bruno Mars’ Free Super Bowl Gig”
WNYC (Soundcheck): “The Two-Sided Business of Michael Jackson”
CBS This Morning: Zack appears with Gayle King and Charlie Rose to discuss the world’s top-earning celebrities.
TEDx: Watch Zack’s talk on Jay Z, Diddy and Dr. Dre — and how they turned hip-hop into a multibillion-dollar business.
SXSW: Zack conducts a one-on-one keynote interview with Sean “Diddy” Combs.
60 Minutes: Zack discusses the business of Michael Jackson.
Al Lindstrom: An interview with Zack about the construction of the Forbes Hip-Hop Cash Kings list.
Bloomberg TV’s Game Changers: Zack talks about Jay-Z’s rise as a businessman.
In addition to appearing as a guest on numerous television shows, Zack has conducted hundreds his own video interviews of numerous industry leaders for Forbes and others. To see more of Zack’s video interviews, check out his YouTube channel and the sampling below.
Zack travels to Morocco to investigate the Wu-Tang Clan’s secret album:
Zack travels to Oklahoma to interview country star Toby Keith for his “Cowboy Capitalist” Forbes cover story:
Zack interviews rising rap star Mac Miller about the business of indie hip-hop, the power of social media, and the future of music:
Zack interviews international superstar Bruno Mars about his rise to the top, his switch from artist to producer back to artist, and how he couldn’t afford breakfast while writing the song “Billionaire”:
Zack talks about his audition for the role of Anakin Skywalker for the Star Wars prequel trilogy:
ANCIENT VIDEO ARCHIVE:
Zack talks about his Jay Z book with Fanny Kiefer on Studio4 in Vancouver (April 2011) Video
Zack discusses his Jay Z book on Urban Rush in Vancouver (April 2011) Video