Alex Stefano has been promoted to General Manager Creative - Film & TV Sync at Big Yellow Dog Music. In her new role, Stefano will oversee the day-to-day operations of the sync department including working with Big Yellow Dog Music's stable of 20 writers to market and license their songs for sync. Sync is a central part of Big Yellow Dog Music's business, and the company averages more than 400 sync placements a year.
Stefano has worked with Big Yellow Dog Music's sync team for the past three years and has helped sign and develop Big Yellow Dog Music artist writers Keelan Donovan, Leah Nobel, Justin Forrest and Connor Thuotte. She previously served as a Creative Manager for the company and has a BBA in Music Business from Nashville's Belmont University.
"Through Alex's efforts, we have secured placements for our writers in Grey's Anatomy, Big Little Lies, How to Get Away With Murder, T-Mobile, Toyota and many more," says Big Yellow Dog Music CEO Carla Wallace. "As a classically trained pianist and a lover of films, she has an ability to combine those two strengths that creates great opportunities for our writers."
About Big Yellow Dog Music:
Big Yellow Dog Music is an independent music publishing and artist development company based in Nashville, TN. Over its 19 years of experience, it has been recognized with such accolades as four GRAMMYs (including all-genre Song of the Year "Need You Now"), 33 No. 1 songs, four Song of the Year awards (ACM, BMI, and two ASCAP), an ASCAP Global Award, five ASCAP/BMI Pop Awards, and the 2017 AIMP Independent Publisher of the Year award.
Its catalog includes songs performed by Meghan Trainor, Maren Morris, Lady Antebellum, Demi Lovato, Rascal Flatts, Luke Bryan, Charlie Puth, Keith Urban, Labrinth, Jennifer Lopez, Chris Lane, Jason Derulo, Florida Georgia Line, DJ Khaled, Dierks Bentley, Fifth Harmony, Michael Bublé, Josh Turner, and others. Big Yellow Dog Music's film, television, and brand division had more than 400 placements in both 2016 and 2017, including uses by Big Little Lies, JCPenney, How to Get Away With Murder, Shades of Blue, HP, Mad Max: Fury Road, Moana, Peanuts, T-Mobile, and The Edge of Seventeen.