Toronto, ON – Vancouver-based Crank Media, a multi-faceted world leisure firm, is increasing its music and movie & TV divisions with a number of new hires. Announced right this moment, music business veteran Paul Jessop joins the staff as Senior Director of Crank Media, based mostly out of Toronto.
“As Crank Media heads into our second year of business, we are growing in all of our divisions with a continued focus on being a leader in entertainment content throughout Canada and internationally,” says Stephen Young, Vice President, Crank Media. “I am thrilled to welcome Paul Jessop to the Crank Media team. His leadership and expertise at the executive level will support our continued growth. We’re also excited to now have a presence in both Vancouver and Toronto.”
Jessop spent over 20 years at Universal Music Canada (UMC), beginning in his hometown of Montreal, the place he was the promotions, advertising and publicity consultant for the enduring labels A&M, Island and Motown, after which in Toronto because the Vice President of Promotions, UMC. He now co-manages Quebec famous person Marie-Mai and manages Jonathan Roy. “I am thrilled to be part of this exciting young company. Being a “triple threat” in music, TV, and movie, Crank Media and its proficient staff deliver an entire new dimension of prospects for artists and creators that others can’t supply,” says Paul Jessop, Senior Director of Crank Media. “I look forward to building continued growth and success with the Crank team.”
Additional new Crank Media hires embody Chelsea Heaslip who joins as Digital Marketing Manager, Crank Media to go up digital advertising for all divisions. Heaslip joins the staff from Stingray Radio & Digital (Calgary, AB) the place she labored with over 200 shoppers and the Stingray Radio Stations of Western Canada, bringing digital advertising campaigns to life. Keith Shaw is Head Writer Crank Films & TV, bringing a wealth of expertise in documentary and dramatic writing, together with heading up Insight Film Studios in-house writing division. Sydney Schluter is Production Assistant, Crank Films & TV and has expertise in documentary tv, and most lately labored on the Disney sequence Shogun.
“We’re excited about the wealth of knowledge and experience these new team members bring to Crank Media, and we look forward to continued expansion,” says Young.
There are a number of new and upcoming tasks within the works for Crank Media. JUNO nominated artist Shawn Hook is placing the ending touches on his upcoming album, and Crank Music appears to be like ahead to the discharge of the primary single this spring. Additionally, Crank Music will likely be releasing a single from Quebec based mostly nation artist Tommy Charles, who first caught Crank’s consideration as a contestant on Quebec’s standard TV present, La Voix. There are additionally a number of thrilling Crank Film & TV tasks within the works this summer time, together with a TV pilot, referred to as Life Through Music hosted by Glass Tiger frontman, Alan Frew.