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PAndora radio | Oakland, ca
October 2017 – present

Project manager, curation ops

  • Oversaw the operations of the Curation team by developing programming services, launching campaigns and projects, outlining and organizing team information, and maintaining a comprehensive programming portfolio

  • Achieved operational efficiency by examining and implementing processes and guidelines both within Curation and among its cross-functional partners such as Social Media, Editorial, Product, Design, CRM, and Creative

  • Served as a point of contact and source of knowledge for all other teams within Pandora for matters relating to music programming

Associate music curator

  • Managed the production of custom stations for advertisers by curating song lists according to campaign specifics, communicating with Client Services and Sales teams, and troubleshooting technical issues

  • Created editorial content to coincide with cultural moments, seasonal themes, and holidays and coordinated with the Social Media team on a weekly basis to serve users the music they needed for any occasion

  • Oversaw K-Pop genre maintenance processes such as ingesting new content, programming it on the appropriate stations, tracking metrics and evaluating performance, and developing relationships with industry partners

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Slim’s presents | San francisco, ca
October 2017 – present

merchandise seller

  • Sold merchandise for various artists coming through Slim’s and Great American Music Hall and assisted as needed with other operations, including inventory tracking, answering attendee questions, and reporting sales

  • Worked with the tour manager to determine what inventory systems they already had in place, adapt quickly, manage all merchandise operations for the event, and settling with the venue at the end of the show  

A Song A Day | Gainesville, FL
January 2017 – December 2017

Curator; Community & Operations Intern

  • Managed curators by monitoring daily activity, performing evaluations twice a week, and stepping into new roles as needed, requiring specialized knowledge in order to confidently select a song in any one of the 45 unique genre subscription lists

  • Curated two custom genre profiles by defining sonic guidelines, using discovery tools to select five songs per week for each, and reviewing audience feedback to perfect future programming

  • Performed analytical procedures, such as examining listener activity to better understand consumer behavior and surveying curation habits to generate ideas for streamlining operations, in order to gain insights and improve overall performance

  • Developed social media presence with daily posts, promoting audience engagement and fostering relations with music creators

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Pure Noise Records | Warped TOur
June 2017 – August 2017

Merchandise seller

  • Represented the label for 40+ shows around the US, interacting with fans, managing volunteers, and selling merchandise with the goal of improving brand identity and creating a positive guest experience

  • Ran the PN booth on a daily basis from setting up in the morning, taking inventory, making sales, restocking as needed, and tearing down at the end of the day

Fly South Music Group | Orlando, FL
May 2017 – June 2017

Digital Marketing Intern

  • Assisted with tour announcements and marketing by importing dates into Bandsintown, creating event pages, adding routes into collaborative calendars, and ensuring all information was accurate in order to guarantee a successful tour

  • Maintained a cohesive, engaging online presence for all Fly South artists by monitoring coverage, choosing user-generated content to feature, selecting media for future use, and reformatting posts for each individual platform

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Pandora Radio | Oakland, CA
June 2016 – August 2016

Music Curation & Programming Intern

  • Created personalized, hand-programmed stations requested by external clients for use in targeted campaigns, event promotion, or development of brand identity, and submitted them for feedback and approval

  • Programmed three regionally-focused stations for the Pandora Local initiative by conducting research on target DMAs with unique music styles, identifying the defining characteristics and influential artists of the area's specific sound, and selecting around 500 tracks that exemplify the designated musical qualities of each genre, amassing up to 92,000 listeners per station

  • Maintained an updated and current collection of music by consistently surveying cultural radars for new releases and emerging artists

Rock104.com | Gainesville, FL
August 2015 – May 2016

Assistant Music Director

  • Curated lists of new and emerging hits to be introduced into the station’s programming based on chart performance and media coverage, reallocated playing time for current songs to reflect popularity, and ensured the accuracy of all metadata

  • Conducted metadata management and maintenance for the station's entire library, adhering to industry nomenclature

Duff Press | London, UK
June 2015 – August 2015

Press Assistant

  • Analyzed circulation of media partners, researched new publications for future use, and compiled a database of contacts to increase efficiency, maximize effectiveness of campaign expenditures, and allow the firm to better target specific audiences

  • Handled over 250 press accreditation requests and confirmation processes for the first annual Ramblin’ Man Fair, a two-day music festival held in Maidstone in July 2015 and attended by over 15,000 people

RED Distribution | Gainesville, FL
September 2014 – December 2014

‘Stache Lifestyle Representative

  • Developed and executed over 20 marketing campaigns using social media, in-store displays, lifestyle accounts, and hand-to-hand marketing in order to help emerging artists reach their target audience and expand their fan base

  • Engaged the Gainesville community by utilizing creative product integration, planning and hosting promotional events, and forming strategic partnerships with local businesses with the goal of increasing artist awareness on a grassroots level

Grooveshark | Gainesville, FL
January 2014 – May 2014

Music Curator

  • Streamlined, filtered, and reorganized user-tagged content for 12 genres in the pop/rock subset, making sure that the music listed in a category accurately reflected the distinct, exclusive characteristics of the genre

  • Identified underserved areas and curated content for over 60 new genres in order to improve the specificity of the site and allow users to find the precise style of music desired