Jumee Park and Jeremy Yohai have been promoted to Vice President, Film/TV Music and Vice President, A&R and Writer Relations, respectively. Previously, Park was Director, Film/TV Music and Yohai was Director, Writer Relations.
In making the announcement, Justin Kalifowitz, President of Downtown, said: “Jumee and Jeremy have made enormous contributions to the careers of our songwriter and catalog clients. We are extremely fortunate to call them both colleagues and friends.”
Park, who joined Downtown in 2008, has been responsible for the Company’s impressive film and television efforts including high profile placements for songs such as “Beautiful Boy” (John Lennon), “Groove Is In the Heart” (Deee-Lite), “Home Sweet Home” (Motley Crue), “Everybody Talks” (Neon Trees) and “Relax” (Frakie Goes to Hollywood). Prior to joining Downtown, Park was Director, Film/TV Music with Domino Recordings and was an independent music supervisor.
Yohai also joined Downtown in 2008 after serving as Director, Writer/Publisher Relations for ASCAP. Over the past five years he has overseen the company’s roster of active songwriters and producers including Andrew Wyatt, Shea Taylor and Antonina Armato. Recently, Downtown writers have composed such hits as “When I Was Your Man” and “Grenade” (Bruno Mars), “Love On Top” (Beyonce), “Thinkin’ Bout You” (Frank Ocean), “Lights” (Ellie Goulding) and “Love You Like a Love Song” (Selena Gomez).
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