Jonathon Eley is an influential rapper, songwriter and producer best known for his provocative social commentary. Among several EPs and production credits, his discography includes After the Internet, Tommorow They’ll Care and his upcoming release America 25. Following his firstplace victory of the Buffalo Beat Battle with Ryan Lewis, Eley’s career took a turn for the best receiving media coverage by MTV, The Grammy Awards, Rolling Stone and The XXL. He continued to hone his production skills producing the full-length album Things I Never Said for America’s Got Talent semifinalist Jaycob Curlee. The album reached No. 10 in the Singer/Songwriter charts on iTunes the day of its release. Since then, he released several EPs and two full-length studio albums.
I’m so thankful for the opportunity I’ve had to work with The KAIROS Company. Going from an intern, to an assistant and then to a full-time publicist in the span of a year, I’ve gotten my fair share of publicity experience. I craft pitches, manage press requests, write releases and opeds, and even book interviews.
As Music Coordinator and a contributing writer, I have the opportunity to manage press, create playlists, review music and concerts, interview artists, and publish content related to the music industry. This is something I’m extremely passionate about and I’m thrilled to share the journey here.
Lifedge is a marketing agency based in Grand Rapids, MI. They help clients build their brand through photography/videography, marketing communications and social media management. I loved copywriting with them because they treat their contractors with the utmost respect and care.
With Two Story Melody, I combined two of my favorite things: music and writing! This role consisted of artist interviews and music reviews.
As Freelance Marketing Coordinator for Keystone Realty, I managed social media accounts and created content for all of their social platforms. I learned a lot about paid social as well as the real estate industry.
I had the opportunity to interview Jaycob Curlee while I was writing for ODYSSEY. After reading my article, Curlee invited me to be a part of his social media and promotion efforts. This was my first real taste of working with an independent artist.
Writing for ODYSSEY allowed me to develop my own unique writing style and gave me the confidence to publish my work. Through ODYSSEY I was able to meet so many talented writers and artists.
At Liberty University Recreation Centers I collaborated with videographers and photographers to create content for social media. Through content creation, targeting, and analytics, I increased social media engagement by thirty percent and gained experience across multiple social platforms.