Industry Ink: PLA Media, FBMM, Copperline Music Group

PLA Media Signings

PLA Media has added two new clients to its roster, including singer/actor Gary Morris, and Americana outfit My One And Only.

They join PLA Media’s additional clients, which include Johnny Cash Museum, Patsy Cline Museum and Tina Turner Museum, Jesse Rice, and actor/musician Tim Williams.


Promotions At FBMM

Flood, Bumstead, McCready & McCarthy has promoted Emma DeWeese and Jana Horvath to account executive, and Brianna Joyce and Ashley Kennedy to senior account assistant.

“Emma, Jana, Brianna and Ashley have mastered the ins and outs of the music industry. Their drive to accommodate our clients’ personal financial needs is invaluable,” said Jamie Cheek, president of FBMM. “We are fortunate to have such bright, motivated individuals on our team, and we look forward to seeing them continue to grow in their careers at FBMM.”

DeWeese began working at FBMM in 2016 and is now an account executive. Before working for FBMM, she served as an intern for The Agency Group, CEG Presents, Urban Expositions and Foundations Artist Management. Horvath joined the FBMM team in 2014 and has been promoted to account executive. She served as an office manager and bookkeeper at Marking Impressions Corp. prior to her time at FBMM.

Joyce also has been with FBMM since 2016 and is now a senior account assistant. Her previous work experience includes serving as an accounts payable specialist at Endless Edge and finance specialist at Fox Chapel Yacht Club. Kennedy came to FBMM in 2016 and is now a senior account assistant. She has nine years of professional experience in the music industry. Before her time at FBMM, she worked at Vector Management as an executive assistant and helped manage day-to-day operations for artists.


Copperline Music Group Signs Ciera Mackenzie

Ciera Mackenzie

Copperline Music Group has signed up-and-coming singer-songwriter Ciera Mackenzie to a label deal.

“Working with Ciera has been quite inspirational,” says Copperline Music Group’s Rusty Harmon. “She embodies all of the elements of success: talent, determination, maturity, and work ethic. We are anxious to get this started!”

The singer-songwriter has opened for established acts Big & Rich, Trick Pony, Tracy Lawrence, Joe Diffie, and Mark Chesnutt, and has headlined events such as NAMM, Nashville Rising Star, and the Airborne Annual Convention. Previously featured on Radio Disney, the Oklahoman will release a new self-penned single later this year.


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