Kristen Hosack is the Music Supervisor at Saatchi & Saatchi Los Angeles & Dallas. She oversees the musical components across Toyota Motor North America’s mass marketing campaigns, as well as partners on the global Toyota Olympic campaign work, in addition to some project-based consultation work.
Hosack began her career in music working as the Music Director for her college’s public radio station, later moving to an internship post at MCA Records (now Interscope Geffen A&M Records). While in college, she also worked for the legendary concert promoter Bill Graham Presents in San Francisco, and continued many years after graduation. During this time, she worked in the marketing and public relations department, executing ad campaigns and publicity for numerous live entertainment and music events, in addition to comedy shows in the San Francisco Bay Area, Reno/Tahoe, and Sacramento.
After moving to Los Angeles in 2005, Hosack began volunteering at KCRW as a production assistant during their evening and weekend music programming. Additionally, she sat on the “younger generation” executive board of the professional advertising organization, thinkLA, and co-produced AdJam – the advertising industry’s version of battle-of-the-bands. Through her efforts, she transformed AdJam into a top fundraising event for the prominent LA-based non-profit organization. Through a separate avenue of philanthropy, Hosack also produced a fundraising event in LA for 2 years called Beats for Boobs http://www.beatsforboobs.org/ . B4B showcased local fashion, food, music and art, while raising money for local grassroots breast cancer charities.
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