Epic Information Ups Ayanna Wilks to VP, Provides Natalie Geday to PR Crew

Epic Data has promoted Ayanna Wilks to vice president of publicity and has employed Natalie Geday as VP of publicity as effectively.

Equally report to Melissa Victor, SVP and head of publicity for the Sony Music label. Both are based in Los Angeles.

Wilks (pictured at still left) was previously senior director of general public relations and has labored on the media campaigns for Giveon, Bia and Mimi Webb as effectively as newcomers India Shawn, Melvoni and MK xyz, amid other people. Prior to Epic, Wilks was director of the movie star division of Wilhelmina Styles, and labored at Roc Country conceptualizing and executing media campaigns for for this sort of artists as Meek Mill, Mustard, Fabolous and additional. She co-founded The Brownie Agency, an business that “promotes culture, very good vibes and Black Woman Magic” which has been showcased in strategies for Beats By Dre, Nike Females, and Jordan.

Geday comes from her have organization, NMG Relations, which she launched in 2012, guiding the media method for expertise and executives throughout new music, Television, film, sporting activities and politics for such clients as EMPIRE, Rhino Data, Republic Records, Electric Come to feel Amusement, NBCUniversal, FOX Amusement and Further than Athlete Management. She’s also held PR roles at RCA, Capitol Records, and 19 Amusement. Her new situation marks a return to Epic, in which she began her occupation as an assistant in the media division in 2006.

Claimed Victor: “Ayanna is immensely respected and trustworthy by her colleagues, artists, administrators, and press partners with fantastic motive — she’s one particular of the most diligent and dynamic media executives in the small business. In addition, she has galvanized the achievement of a new technology of marquee artists. It’s an honor to share the information of her substantially-deserved promotion. Natalie and I have labored together for also many decades to depend! She’s one of the most savvy and tricky-performing publicists in the small business, and she’s going to be vital to our ongoing evolution and expansion as a team. I’m so honored to perform alongside the two of these excellent executives.”

+ Motown Data has appointed Daniel Gillick as head of content method. Growing the label’s electronic initiatives, the L.A.-dependent Gillick will oversee initial written content strategies throughout all of Motown’s artists and associates. He stories to govt vice president and COO Alison Finley.

Gillick comes from Triller exactly where he was world-wide head of information. He also served as an early member of TikTok’s U.S. tunes crew. He commenced his occupation at Capitol Data and, afterwards, Sony Music Entertainment in publishing.

Mentioned Finley: “Motown is fully commited to generating new possibilities for our artists to interact with their followers and new audiences all around the earth. Daniel’s background provides an outstanding chance for Motown to grow on our successful keep track of document of producing information that influences world-wide culture.”

+ S10 Entertainment, administration house to Anitta and Normani which also operates a new music publishing corporation, history label and Television set/film division, has announced the promotions of Jay Cao and Justin Hunter and the appointments of Miranda McEvoy and Jessica Roxana. All report to S10 founder and CEO Brandon Silverstein and function out of the L.A. office environment.

Cao has been with the firm because 2016 and served as imaginative director & supervisor. He will get the job done throughout S10’s administration roster, history label, publishing catalog and ventures.

McEvoy oversees day-to-day functions at the business. She comes from Snap Inc., in which she worked for CEO and cofounder Evan Spiegel.

Roxana has served as S10’s director, artist management considering the fact that January, managing day-to-day responsibilities for Anitta and the business. She formerly worked at TMWRK Management with such for prime artists as Main Lazer, Diplo, Silk City and other folks. She also dealt with administration and back again-stop assist at Mad Good, Diplo’s label.

Hunter joined S10 in 2019 and will oversee and streamline interaction throughout S10 divisions. He formerly worked at Endeavor underneath govt chairman Patrick Whitesell.

Said Silverstein: “I’m thrilled to announce and to celebrate these executives. Jay and Justin have been with me for several years and I’ve witnessed their devotion to generating S10 the achievement it is today, though Miranda and Jessica have previously assisted push us forward in crucial strategies in the time they’ve been in this article. The throughline between all 4 of these gifted and driven people is that they not only realize the entertainment landscape we’re operating in nowadays, they have the intelligence and the strategic imagining required to be successful in what is coming tomorrow.”