Hot dog-eating contests. Buffalo wing-eating contests. Even traditional Purim cookie-eating contests...
Major League Eating
Richard Shea has an extensive background in corporate communications, media relations and event production. For 20 years, he has developed and implemented integrated communications programs that incorporate public relations, live events, paid media and social media. Richard has conceived and developed powerful marketing campaigns for national clients, including BING and Netflix, and he acts as a spokesperson for various businesses in major print, online and digital outlets.
Richard is also recognized as the president and co-founder of Major League Eating (MLE). This sports and entertainment league produces more than 80 events each year in the United States and beyond. Richard hosts many of these live events, and he occasionally appears as play by play or color commentator on ESPN and other network broadcasts of MLE content. Richard provides spokesperson services for MLE sponsors and events, and he has appeared on all variety of media outlets from Fox Business and CNN to the Howard Stern Show and NBC’s Today Show.