Jessica Gramuglia

Jessica Gramuglia

Music Licensing, Publicity & Events
Currently: Owner/Freelancer at Awkwardly Naked
Location: Los Angeles CA
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Passionate about travel & surfing, ocean lover, environmentally conscious lifestyle while listening to music that paints beautiful pictures.

Co-Head of Synch This & Executive Board Member of JHRTS (Juniors in Hollywood Radio & Television Society)

Experienced studio and network television music supervisor. Network level, liaises with marketing team to handle music planning of events (ie. Freeform Launch Party, 13 Nights of Halloween, Pop Up Santa/25 Days of Xmas, Upfronts etc) by negotiating artist fees, terms, rentals, backline and day of responsibility. Produces music showcases for the office and live streaming. Brainstorms partnerships with music entities (ie. Spotify, Pandora, Shazam, artist/managers/labels).

Independently handles the creative music searches for song options within the project budget to later provide music clearance on selected song, negotiate fees and terms and finalize licensing for indie projects (films/brand sizzles).

Independently works with indie artists and film makers to devise press campaigns for new releases. Brainstorm creative promotional ideas with production team/musicians that are in line with current releases. Drafts press releases to push out to physical, digital & on-air outlets. Invite contacts to preview releases of clients at home or at an event. Discusses partnership ideas with brands that match well with current release brands (ie. Suzy & The Lifeguard/Crosley Radio giveaway).

Experience planning panels, mixers, q&a’s, philanthropy and music showcases for JHRTS/Synch This by brainstorming ideas with partners, reaching out to industry contacts to sign on to speak/perform, explores and books venues, discuss sponsorship opportunities who match the brands and promote events out to members all within no budgets.

Experience working for a PR firm in the publishing industry. Brainstorm marketing campaigns to reach a larger audience such as specialty bookstores, conferences, and guerilla campaigns (ie. topless models reading a Hard Case Crime book in Central Park) Assisted and handled press events/panels/signings as a Sales Specialist at the New York and San Diego Comic Con’s for the Titan Entertainment booth.

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Interests & Groups

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INTERESTS
  • JHRTS Philanthropy
  • Ocean Preservation
  • Playing Music with Friends
  • Sunrise Surf Club
  • Bike riding dow the coast
  • Soccer
  • Snowboarding (when home on the east coast!)
  • animals
SPORTS
  • Gymnastics
  • Snowboarding
  • Dance
  • Surfing
  • Soccer
GROUPS
  • Juniors in Hollywood Radio and Television Society

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PEOPLE 16

Owner, Malakye.com  
Marketing | Sales | Brand Management | Production | Content Creation  
Coordinator, Events and Marketing  
Events Manager, Sales Manager, Sales Rep., Team Manager, Merchandising  
Marketing Specialist  
Global Marketing Manager  
Marketing Manager/Special Events/Promotions/Sales  
Marketing | Branding | Analytics  
Marketing & Communications Manager  
Marketing and Events Assistant  

COMPANIES 23

Malakye.com
Quiksilver
O'NEILL
Surfline
Billabong USA