Tischker Named Sr. VP, A&R for Kemosabe Records

Beka Tischker

Beka Tischker

Beka Tischker has been named Sr. VP of A&R for Dr. Luke’s Kemosabe Records, and Sr. VP, Publishing at Prescription Songs, according to the Hollywood Reporter. In her new role, she will oversee the A&R operations of Kemosabe Records and the entire operation of Prescription Songs.

Tischker was instrumental in bringing Big Machine Publishing and Prescription Songs together as a joint venture.

“I’m honored and excited to continue to work with Luke and the amazing team at Kemosabe and Prescription,” said Tischker. “Luke is an inspiring leader and I am excited to continue to build on what we have started with these amazing and talented artists.”

Tischker has worked in music publishing in Nashville, New York and Los Angeles, beginning her career at Deston Songs, followed by Major Bob Music. She moved to New York in 2004, working in writer/publisher relations at BMI, and then moved to the A&R department at Columbia Records. She later worked at Razor and Tie before joining Advanced Alternative Media (AAM) as a manager for writers and producers, and to oversee Prescription Songs.

While at AAM, she has worked with songwriters including Mozella, Noel Zancanella, Julia Michaels and Lindy Robbins, opening the Nashville office of the company to grow the company’s signing presence in Music city.

Prescription Songs’ roster of more than 50 songwriters includes Katy Perry, Kesha, Benny Blanco and more. Prescription inked JV deals with Diplo’s Mad Decent and with Big Machine Publishing, which recently signed Joe Don Rooney of Rascal Flatts.

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