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Stuart Dredge is a freelance journalist, and a regular contributor to Music Ally, The Observer and more... including midemblog :)36 Articles


Melina Druga is an author and freelance journalist. You can follow her on Twitter @MelinaDruga.17 Articles


International journalist Juliana Koranteng is the London-based editor-in-chief of MediaTainment Finance - http://mediatainmentfinance.com - a business journal that keeps track of investments in the global media, entertainment and creative industries15 Articles


Manon Jessua is in charge of Midem’s conference programming, specializing on international music markets. She was instrumental in giving booming new music industries a central place in the event and in the creation of the High Potential Markets Programme, which aims at helping and supporting new territories to structure and develop their local music market. In this role, she led the launch of the inaugural Midem in Latin America in Rio de Janeiro in 2018, as well as the Midem African Forum across seven countries in the continent. Graduated from France’s world-class Humanities University, SciencesPo, she has lived in Latin America, Europe and Asia, working across multiple creative industries, and is passionate about giving local artists and music genres a voice, celebrating cultural exchanges in today’s truly global culture.13 Articles


Brant David McLaughlin has been a professional writer since 2005. At the behest of best-selling author Gina Smith, he began writing long-form journalism in January, 2014. He lives in the rustic town of Milford, New Jersey.10 Articles


Artist manager Emily White is partner at Whitesmith Entertainment and co-founder of Dreamfuel. She also serves on the boards of CASH Music & Future of Music Coalition. She is a frequent contributor to midemblog and Midem speaker and moderator.10 Articles



Bas Grasmayer is a digital strategist & founder of The Music Tech Network and the weekly MUSIC x TECH x FUTURE newsletter. He previously led product for Russian music streaming service Zvooq and was a headline speaker at Midem 2012. Follow him on Twitter: @basgras6 Articles


Farinoush Mostaghimi is Founder and Creative Director of SynchAudio, a Toronto-based creative boutique agency that provides one-stop, full service licensing representation for the use of music and media in all screen-based storytelling platforms. Contact for representation or licensing: media@synchaudio.com (or click on the "house" logo above!)6 Articles


Lucy Blair is director of digital marketing agency Motive Unknown. Previously, she worked for Ministry of Sound and Anjunabeats. And is a frequent contributor to midemblog!6 Articles


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