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DANIEL CARISSIMI (817) 658-0795 Hi, I’m Danny, an interna/onally oriented crea/ve opera/ons director and writer. I have strong a;en/on to detail, an outgoing air, and a big picture strategic outlook. Let’s hang. EXPERIENCE Writer and Podcast host for 05/2016-Present Head writer and podcaster for cri/cally acclaimed music blog that has over 60k UMVs a month • Publish weekly city and tour guides about my travels. It is the blog’s most popular segment • Produce, write, and publish, bi monthly music podcast that features in depth conversaIons with musicians and music industry professionals including, Walk The Moon, Brendan Benson, Neon Indian, Com Truise, Bears Den, Michelle Cable (Mac Demarco’s manager), Chris Swanson (owner Secretly Canadian), The Matches, 311, Rey Reel, Oberhofer, and many more The Griswolds, Com Truise, Neon Indian, Bears Den, Boy & Bear, Brendan Benson (The Raconteurs) 07/2011-Present General Manager for mul/ple Cri/cally Acclaimed Bands on Major Mul/-Country Tours • Planned, budgeted, managed, and executed tours that exceeded $200,000/month in revenue • Manage band social media accounts while on tour. This includes helping the band craL their social media strategy, ensuring posts come out on Nme, and making sure all copy and visuals reflect the band’s aestheNc • Acted as center of communicaIon and liaison between arIsts, their manager, label, booking agents, venues, and press • Hired and managed touring staff that included sound engineers, instrument techs, stagehands, drivers, and security • Secured working visas for arIsts in Australia, South America, North America, and Asia. • Organized arIsts enIre lives on tour down to the minute and kicked all of them out of bed every morning Tour Details • The Griswolds (Windup Records): Worldwide tour manager for last 2 years (100 events in 6 months) • Com Truise (Ghostly): Worldwide tour manager for 2 years (50 events in 2 months) • Cloud Control (Ivy League Records): Managed North American tour (5 events in 5 days) • Boy and Bear (Island/Universal Records): Managed first two North American tours (10 events in 10 days) • Nite Jewel (Secretly Canadian): Managed European tour (20 events in 30 days) • Brendan Benson (ReadyMade): Managed tours in Brazil (6 events in 10 days) and Europe (8 events in 10 days) • Bears Den (Communion): Managed North American tour with Mumford and Sons (50 events in 10 weeks) MKTG and Nintendo 08/2011-01/2012 Regional Manager for Nintendo’s Annual Holiday Promo/on • Interviewed, hired, trained, and managed the day-to-day operaIons of 120 employees in Los Angeles, Detroit, Cleveland, Tampa Bay, Miami, Atlanta, and Chicago • Managed relaIonship with Nintendo’s markeIng team in New York to ensure promoIon met targets and expectaIons Alan Palomo P/K/A “Neon Indian” and “VEGA” 06/2008-06/2011 Talent Manager for World Touring Indie Act • Planned and executed first three years of career of act that Rolling Stone named one of best new bands of 2010 • Created and managed all social media accounts for first 3 years of career • Craeed internaIonal release and social media strategy with Fader • Started a management company in college at age 21 that managed the act from bedroom to Bonnaroo and beyond EDUCATION University of Texas at AusNn Bachelor of Liberal Arts, Government, History Concentra/on: Interna/onal Rela/ons


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