Taillight has announced staff additions in their Nashville office. Brian Thurman joins Taillight as Executive Producer of Brand and Media Development, while Becca Fisher joins as Marketing Manager. Company VP of Development Thom Oliphant, who also co-founded Taillight’s Branded Division, has moved into a consulting position, working on special projects. He will continue to advise existing client relationships.
Thurman has spent a decade in sponsorships, branded content and brand/celebrity alignment in the entertainment industry, for companies including G7 Entertainment Marketing, and CEO of Watershed Brand Partners.
Fisher previously worked with technology companies Workday and Experian, advising Fortune 500 clients including Bank of America, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic and Netflix.
The Taillight team also welcomes Jessy Heard as a consultant, specializing in Business Development and Client Relations.
“Coming off the success of a very busy year in 2018, creating content campaigns and connecting music influencers for national brands, we saw an opportunity to grow and better meet our client’s needs,” said President Tom Forrest. “We are thrilled to have Brian and Becca on the Taillight team who will directly support our branded division and help raise awareness for the work Taillight creates.”
Founded in 2000, Taillight and its imprint, Porchlight, has a strong history of creating critically acclaimed, music-driven programming, award-winning music videos and broadcast commercials. Recent 2018 brand campaigns include Diet Coke, smartwater, Synchrony Financial, Swisher Sweets Artist Project, CMA, Hooters, Perkins, Logan’s Roadhouse, Valvoline, Corona and Dollar General.
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