WMA Appoints Senior Digital Channel Manager

WMA has appointed Lara Dowd as Senior Digital Channel Manager.

Joining the fast-growing team based out of West London, Lara will be responsible for building the brand new digital channel management division of the agency and managing first-class social media campaigns.

Reporting to Managing Director Seb Weller, Lara joins the company from theAudience where she worked for the past two years. During her time there, she managed award-winning social media campaigns for international and domestic talent, across both major and independent labels, as well as working with entertainment companies and brands. These included projects with Columbia, Caroline, Fiction, Island, Polydor, and UKTV to name a few. Previous to theAudience, Lara worked in iTunes’ European Online Marketing Department after graduating from The Academy Of Contemporary Music with a First Class Honours in Music Business.

For press enquiries please contact – jenna.knight@wellermediaagency.com

Press Release – Seb Weller Launches New Full Service Digital Creative Agency WMA

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Former Sony Music UK digital marketing head launches a new full service digital creative agency WELLER MEDIA AGENCY.

It was announced today that former Sony Music executive, Seb Weller, has launched a new digital agency called Weller Media Agency. Based in West London the agency will be dedicated to helping artists and brands connect with their fans. Focusing on six key areas the agency will deliver across digital strategy, digital publicity, social media, design & build, channel management and online marketing.

Following 12 years at BMG/SonyBMG/Sony Music, Seb Weller recently left his role as Digital Strategy & Marketing Director to launch the new venture. Previously responsible for digital marketing activity across all Sony Music UK’s labels he oversaw digital campaigns for the likes of One Direction, Daft Punk, Olly Murs, Justin Timberlake, Little Mix and Beyonce.

It was also announced that Jenna Knight has joined the new company as the Head of Publicity, moving from her previous role as Head of Online PR at Lucid, which she held for four years having joined from Bristol-based agency Hyperlaunch. Jenna will be responsible for building the publicity division of the agency and delivering best of breed digital pr campaigns. Jenna joins the agency bringing across clients including Olly Murs, The Wanted, Labrinth, Etta Bond, I See MONSTAS and DJ Fresh

Alex Weller, a former senior management team member of Graphico also joins the new start up as Creative Director. Alex previously helped create a highly respected multiple award winning digital agency, which successfully sold to Digital Marketing Group PLC in 2008 (now JAYWING). Alex has worked closely with brands such as Pepsi UK, Bacardi Rum, Universal Music, ITV and the BBC. More key appointments will be announced shortly.

Seb Weller commented ‘I’m extremely excited to announce the launch of WMA, we’re committed to helping deliver the best possible digital services to the music and entertainment industry and dedicated to helping use technology to help drive the opportunities for both artists, labels and brands.’

For press enquiries please contact  – jenna.knight@wellermediaagency.com