EDUCATION + EXPERIENCE

 
 
Valencia, Spain. May, 2018

Valencia, Spain. May, 2018


personal endeavours

HOUSE OF SHOOM RECORDS | FOUNDER, CEO (2017 - Present)

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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

  • Creative Consulting


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.

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  • 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 


iHeart Radio  |  Tribeca, NYC  | Circa 2013

iHeart Radio | Tribeca, NYC | Circa 2013


Freelance Experience

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

  • The Read

  • Redlight Special w/ Rob Markman + Kristen Koral

  • Just Sayin´

  • Rich Friends.


 

PROFILE

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.


Core Competencies

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.


Education

  • 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)


Professional Experience

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. 


Beats 1 NYC  | Jungle City Studio | Nov, 2016

Beats 1 NYC | Jungle City Studio | Nov, 2016


 
 
as of January 2019

as of January 2019