Jessica co-founded Artful Narratives Media in 2021.
Leads the vision, executes the business, and oversees the day-to-day operations of Artful Narratives Media (ANM). Conceived of and co-created the Speaking Soundly and Moving Moments podcasts. Developed company and infrastructure by setting up LLC, trademark, partnership, accounting, and additional agreements. Established organized workflows that keep the company on schedule and budget. Brainstormed show concepts and names. Created identities, content, and narratives. Built and designed the company website, co-wrote and designed the content. Updates site regularly so that material is current. Brainstorms and works to find and book talent. Organizes releases and additional documentation. Researches all interviews. Provides editorial editing for all episodes. Authored seasonal trailers, show openers/outros, as well as episode intros and descriptions. Art Directs and designs all logos, marketing materials, and social assets, including creating reels. Runs financials, including paying bills, managing the books, and monitoring cash-flow. Secured thousands of dollars in advertising for Speaking Soundly second season.
SPEAKING SOUNDLY: Your ticket to backstage conversations with world-renowned musicians including Wynton Marsalis, Joyce DiDonato, Rhiannon Giddens, Terence Blanchard, Emanuel Ax, Rufus Wainwright, Marin Alsop, and many more as they speak about their creative process and lives as artists. Speaking Soundly is currently in the top 2% out of the three-million podcasts globally.
MOVING MOMENTS: Dean of Dance at The Juilliard School Alicia Graf Mack sits down with Wendy Whelan, Misty Copeland, Justin Peck, Sonya Tayeh and others to discuss the creative process and living a purposeful life in dance. Within 5 episodes, Moving Moments is in the top 5% of podcasts worldwide and its listenership grew 900% in the first 30 days.