Beautiful Hollywood

Melanie Camp

Bio: 

Melanie Camp is the Executive Producer for Edify TV. She chases local, Los Angeles stories for Mirror Media Group producing content for their online outlets Yo! Venice, Santa Monica Mirror, Century City/Brentwood News, Westside Today, and The Pride.
 
Previously the Managing Editor at Yo! Venice, Melanie also worked as a host on 'BattlecamLive,' a two-hour, live, interactive show broadcast online at battlecam.com and on the Dish Network.
 
Melanie's entertainment career began in regional radio in a small Australian country town called Muswellbrook where she worked as the station copywriter and afternoon DJ on Power FM 98.1 and hosted a Saturday morning local sports show. She has worked consistently on TV and in radio ever since. 
 
Melanie was a TV host for over five seasons on Channel 7 Perth's Home in WA. As a radio DJ, she worked at DMG's Nova 937 in Perth, Austereo's 2Day FM in Sydney, and at 92.9 FM in Perth, her late night Australia's Most Wanted countdown was the number one show in its time-slot.
 
Melanie has chased her own dream, moving from Perth, Australia, the most isolated city in the world, to the bright lights of Beautiful Hollywood.
 

Show Description: 

Join Melanie Camp as she explores the stories behind the dream chasers who are making it happen. Talking to those who live in Hollywood, the city of dreams, and also, reaching out across the globe looking into that Hollywood state-of-mind that drives dreamers. 

Beautiful Hollywood dives deep beyond the surface story of celebrity and success. Shining a torch on the infinite paths dreamers carve when they get doing. 

Take a real, behind-the-scenes tour of what happens when dreamers become doers in this LIVE radio show.

Find out how dreams are made Tuesday mornings at 11:00 on LA Talk Radio.

Show Archives

February 2019

02/13/2019

From the best of "Beautiful Hollywood" : Do you ever think about where an Emmy® winner keeps their award statue? What does it take to even win one in the first place? We go full Hollywood chatting to Emmy® award-winning producer Lauren Wilkins about how not getting into the WNBA led to an entertainment career. Hear what she does to stay motivated in the tough world of television and find out where she keeps her statue.

02/05/2019

Kelly Donohue is the woman of WearsKelly.com a fashion blog that began in 2013. Initially, Kelly moved to Los Angeles to study at UCLA and like so many other, act. Kelly’s dreams were on track, and WearsKelly was merely a hobby, a creative outlet and a way of giving the uncertain life of an actor a bit of structure. That transitioned, and WearsKelly is now the dream Kelly Donohue is doing. Hear her journey; how a hobby became a dream where her blog has over 12,000 followers, and Kelly gets paid to collaborate with brand names and designers.

January 2019

01/29/2019

It wasn’t always red carpets and Hollywood glam for celebrity hair and makeup artist Aaron Barry. Growing up in a small town in Ireland without an inkling that a career in the beauty industry was even an option Barry carved a path and found a place he belonged.

How did he get to Hollywood and what keeps him thriving in such a competitive industry? From training courses to thinking outside the box, to visas, citizenship, and how much money it really takes to move to Los Angeles. Hear his story on Beautiful Hollywood.

01/22/2019

Elizabeth Taylor once told photographer Sunny Bak she was up way past her bedtime, but that is just how it goes when you’re rolling around New York with paparazzi as a teenager. Beautiful Hollywood talks to Bak about turning a passion into a lifelong career, hanging with the Beastie Boys, taking photos, and how the outbreak of AIDs caged free love and saw a rise in homophobia in the ’80s. Life and art is the same thing for Bak. Hear her story now.

01/08/2019

Graffiti artist Narrator is paid to create art all over town including Venice and Mid-city, but his art hasn’t always been a welcome commission in the City of Los Angeles.

From graffiti to jail to selling paintings worth thousands of dollars when it comes to creating, for Narrator, it has been a fine line between art and crime.

December 2018

12/25/2018

From the best of "Beautiful Hollywood" : Astrologer and Psychic, Michele Knight welcomes Beautiful Hollywood to her home and bed to talk about the magic of dream chasing and as Michele puts it, how you can be a “sorceress of your own reality.”

Michele’s autobiography became a Sunday Times Best Seller, telling her story of a frenetic childhood growing up in a house with a wild Italian psychic mother. Her early years were marred by severe sexual abuse and danger, but her psychic and spiritual path enabled her to transform her life.

Join host Melanie Camp as she chats with Michele Knight from a “castle” in Devon England.

12/18/2018
12/11/2018

Lauri Burns is Executive Director at Teen Project, an organization that saves at-risk homeless and sex trafficked young women in Los Angeles. Lauri has a past similar to many of the young woman she saves. Living on the streets for several years and working as a prostitute one night Burns almost died. She shares her story of healing and hope, with Melanie Camp on Beautiful Hollywood.

12/04/2018

From Toronto to New York to Chicago to Los Angeles, Tara Macri has chased her dream. Whether on Broadway, in the voice-over booth, or singing the songs that broke Billboard’s Top 100, creativity fuels her passion. Tara swings by the LA Talk Radio studios to chat with Beautiful Hollywood host Melanie Camp about what it takes to crack the business and keep going, and to share her latest song, Christmas for Two.

November 2018

11/27/2018

At 29, Ian Doig had no car, no job, and no idea what to do with his life. Today, he works as an animal co-ordination on many hit TV shows including DC Legends of Tomorrow and The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. It all began with a Polar Bear! Beautiful Hollywood host Melanie Camp sits down with Doig to chat training cats and dogs.

11/20/2018

Make up artist Michelle Q glams many of the faces you see in reality television. Working on Botched Vanderpump Rules, The Hills New Beginnings, and more! However, eight years ago Michelle arrived in Los Angeles with all her belongings in a couple of garbage bags and only a few pennies to her name. Find out how she stuck to her dream and found success. 

11/13/2018

Do you ever think about where an Emmy® winner keeps their award statue? What does it take to even win one in the first place? We go full Hollywood chatting to Emmy® award-winning producer Lauren Wilkins about how not getting into the WNBA led to an entertainment career. Hear what she does to stay motivated in the tough world of television and find out where she keeps her statue.

11/06/2018

One of Australia’s leading plastic surgeons, Dr. David Chong spends three months a year volunteering with Operation Smile and Mercy Ships saving thousands of faces, giving many a second chance at life. Almost kicked out of medical school three times, second chances saved David's future. Doctors orders; "you are going to fail, and that's OK."

October 2018

10/30/2018

Melanie Camp chats with entrepreneur Peter Grundberg in Budapest, Hungary and discovers how a unique hospitality concept called BrodyLand was born like a phoenix rising from the ashes of the global crash in 2008. Peter and his business partner Will almost lost everything but as Peter says, “out of crisis is born opportunity.”

10/23/2018

Astrologer and Psychic, Michele Knight welcomes Beautiful Hollywood to her home and bed to talk about the magic of dream chasing and as Michele puts it, how you can be a “sorceress of your own reality.”
Michele’s autobiography became a Sunday Times Best Seller, telling her story of a frenetic childhood growing up in a house with a wild Italian psychic mother. Her early years were marred by severe sexual abuse and danger, but her psychic and spiritual path enabled her to transform her life.
Join host Melanie Camp as she chats with Michele Knight from a “castle” in Devon England.