Emily Kozacek Returns To The Media Collective
The Media Collective has hired Emily Kozacek in the role of publicist. Kozacek served on The Media Collective team in 2015, assisting on projects such as The K-LOVE Fan Awards, Rend Collective and Full Circle Music.
With experience in the industry ranging from music publishing to artist management, Kozacek has been a part of assisting the careers of artists and writers Trent Dabbs and Sugar & The Hi-Lows, alongside her work with the artist collective Ten Out Of Tenn, consisting of 27 artists including Paper Route, Joy Williams, Matthew Perryman Jones and more.
“We loved having Emily here a couple of years ago, and are happy to welcome her back,” shares Velvet Kelm, President and Founder of The Media Collective. “She has an infectious personality and work ethic that is inspiring and strengthens our team.”
Kozacek began her new role at The Media Collective at the beginning of April, and can be reached at [email protected].
Buffkin/Baker Acquires MusicRowSearch
National retained search firm Buffkin/Baker has acquired MusicRowSearch, an executive search firm specializing in the entertainment industry. MusicRowSearch will retain its name under Buffkin/Baker. As part of the agreement, the Who Knew networking and speaker series will be expanded into other industries Buffkin/Baker serves.
MusicRowSearch will maintain its office in Nashville, adding an office to Buffkin / Baker’s Nashville operations.
“We have been in growth mode this year, and I am thrilled to have my longtime colleague, Tom Truitt and MusicRowSearch join our firm,” said Craig Buffkin, managing partner of Buffkin/Baker. “This partnership allows us to leverage two of the top industries in the Nashville landscape — health care and the entertainment business. This will open the door to exciting new horizons for our companies.”
The next Who Knew segment will present author Jonathan Taplin as they celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Last Waltz. The event will be held Wednesday, April 18 at City Winery, beginning at 7 p.m.
Ernest Tubb Records Shop To Celebrate 70th Anniversary Of Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree
The Ernest Tubb Records Shop will celebrate the 70th anniversary of The Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree with a celebration on May 6 at the Texas Troubadour Theatre, located at 2416 Music Valley Drive in Nashville. The May 6 date marks the exact date Tubb opened the doors to the Midnite Jamboree in 1947.
The Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree 70th Anniversary Celebration will be held in the same original format as the very first show. Host Glenn Douglas Tubb will kick-off the festivities, a Jimmie Rodgers’ track (Ernest Tubb’s idol) will be highlighted followed by live performances from Melanie Walker and Robin Right, with a guest appearance by Dottie Swan Tubb. In keeping with the show’s tradition, and Tubb’s passion to support new talent, attendees will also enjoy a performance from country duo Presley & Taylor.
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