E04 - Janishia Jones | The Business of Music + Advocating for Yourself

Published on
11 Jan 2022
Janisha Jones
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The State of Fem Art
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Janishia Jones is a senior music business executive, an entrepreneur, and singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles, CA.

Upon graduating with an Associate in Recording Arts, Bachelor in Music Business, and Master in Entertainment Business from Full Sail University, Janishia has led a decade long career working for some of the most revered music companies in the world including SRC / Loud & Motown Records, eOne LP, and Kobalt Music Publishing. Currently, in her role as a Director of Strategic Integrations & Operations at EMPIRE, a leading worldwide independent label, distribution, and publishing company, her expertise in publishing administration has led her to building systems which have expanded business operations increasing revenues by over 400% within the past year.

As CEO / Founder of Fresh 'N Sassy Productions, Janishia's mission is to bring awareness to socio-economic issues affecting women while showcasing the talents of female executives and artists. She hosts Pub Royalty Queen Podcast as a safe space for women of color in the music industry to share their experiences while navigating white male-dominated spaces.

As Data Scientist & Founder of A Seat at the Table Market Research Agency she presents data research & analysis on intersectionality in order to consult on creating equitable opportunities for marginalized groups within the music industry.

Janishia is Co-Founder of The SEAT, the music industry's premier professional networking & executive search agency where she helms community building efforts in order to lead the charge for diversifying major music corporations.

She is Founder of JukeJoint Foundation a non-profit organization aimed at providing resources in the form of scholarships, grants, and access to music business-related events to women of color in the music industry.

Music Business
Independent Artists
Women In Music