EDUCATION + EXPERIENCE
HOUSE OF SHOOM RECORDS | FOUNDER, CEO (2017 - Present)
Non-traditional label specializing in music anthropology via the exploration + documentation of niche music markets. Showcasing novel + quality crafted sound, art, and culture from various DIY hubs around the world.
Documentary Style Video Content
Playlisting + Music Discovery
Event + Showcase Curation
IN THE MIX W/ SHOOM, PODCAST | HOST + PRODUCER (2017 - Present)
30+ episodes of original content, 350K+ listens. Music discovery, dissection + exclusive interviews with talent before they break.
Earlly Mac - penned on G- Eazy's Billboard 100 hit, "No Limit" ft. Cardi B & A$AP Rocky
Devvon Turrell - Independent artist banking $10,000-$15,000 per month in streaming revenue + record sales
NEW SKOOL RULES URBAN MUSIC CONFERENCE | ROTTERDAM,NEATHERLANDS
PANEL + WORKSHOP MODERATOR (May 2018)
Used professional and creative knowledge and expertise in the music industry to guide the conversation between audience and notable music industry personnel from numerous music markets.
Workshop: Social Media Health Check
Panel: How to Become an International Brand
Panel: Cut the Crap! Real TALK about the Music Industry
Panel: Music Curation + How Music gets picked on Streaming Platforms
LOUD SPEAKERS NETWORK | NEW YORK CITY (2012 - 2016)
PRODUCER + AUDIO ENGINEER
Studio setup, post-production, final mix, for multiple podcasts on the pioneering network including:
The Combat Jack Show
Redlight Special w/ Rob Markman + Kristen Koral
Shoom is a creative thinker and lover of sound with eight years of experience in digital content creation, broadcasting, and music journalism in NYC. In-depth expertise identifying + pitching emerging sounds, conducting interviews, studio operations, talent coaching, + interacting with VIP.
Ear and Eye for Identifying Quality, Growing Knowledge of Music Business, Editorials + Copy Editing, Research, Sound Design, Adobe Audition, Coordinating/Scheduling Talent, Playlist Curation, Video Production, Graphic Design, Self Motivated, Result Oriented, Ethical, Calm Demeanor.
2017 - 2018
Berklee College of Music | Valencia, Spain
M.A. Music Business + Global Entertainment
2005 - 2008
Monmouth University | Long Branch, NJ USA
B.A. Communication (TV + Radio)
LICKD | LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
MUSIC OPERATIONS MANAGER (2019 - Present)
Liaise with rights-holders to facilitate + manage catalogue deliveries.
Manage metadata and media ingestion
Tag + curate catalogues into playlists and themes
Manage administration of audio assets on YouTube’s Content ID + other rights management platforms
APPLE MUSIC | BEATS 1 | NEW YORK CITY
PRODUCER + TALENT MANAGER (2015 - 2016)
Developed raw on-air talent to comfortably and efficiently reflect creative ideas and station brand.
Mastered the use of multiple studio setups for daily live broadcast & post-production.
Arranged show-prep, playlists, and editorial packages.
Responsible for metadata ingestion for live and on-demand broadcasts.
Pitched Kiiara,"Gold" to music team which became breakout artist + most streamed song on station in 2016.
iHEART MEDIA | PREMIERE NETWORKS | NEW YORK CITY
CONTENT CREATOR (2008 - 2015)
Entertainment + music news producer for two dozen Urban & Rhythmic Contemporary affiliates.
Conducted artist interviews, event recaps, auditory & written editorials for morning show broadcasts published to iHeartradio.com.
Managed database of over 26,000 audio files and transcriptions.