About Me

Biography

Melina Powell originates from California and earned her BA in Communication Studies with a minor in Music History at UCLA. She has worked in music since, with previous roles at Sony Music, Concord, and Coachella Music & Arts Festival to name a few. Melina lives in Berlin, where she freelances in project management and event curation, avenues through which she aims to support the arts, culture, and collaboration. She has moderated panel discussions at international conferences and events, and written for publications including Mixmag and Berlin in Stereo.
 
Melina works as a community organizer for the Berlin and previously LA chapters of shesaid.so, a global network of women in the music industry. Most recently she freelanced for Night Embassy Berlin by Jägermeister, a program aimed at local artist collectives by granting them a scholarship budget and venue to promote events. Melina enjoys dancing, writing, travel, nature, and attending concert and club events in her free time. She will continue programming community-enriching events with a focus on awareness initiatives.
Feel free to reach out with potential collaborations: hello@melinapowell.com

Skills

Project Management    Event Programming   Publicity + PR    Communication 
Community Management 
  Awareness Initiatives    Editorial Content  Writing   Creative Campaigns  Social Media 
  

Experience

2017 - Present | Berlin, DE & Los Angeles, CA, US

SHESAID.SO

Events & Partnerships Manager

2019 - 2019 | Berlin, DE

NIGHT EMBASSY BERLIN / JÄGERMEISTER

Freelance Project Manager & Event Curator

2018 - 2019 | Berlin, DE 

SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

International Marketing Coordinator

2016 - 2017 | Los Angeles, CA, US

ROSEWOOD CREATIVE AGENCY

Community Manager

2016 - 2016 | Los Angeles, CA, US

CONCORD MUSIC

Publicity Coordinator

2015 - 2015 | Los Angeles, CA, US

GOLDENVOICE / AEG PRESENTS

Festival Publicity Coordinator

2014 - 2015 | Los Angeles, CA, US

CENTER FOR THE ART OF PERFORMANCE AT UCLA

Communications Assistant

Education

2011 - 2015

UCLA

BA Communication Studies, Music History minor

2013

UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, UK

Semester Abroad, Sociology & Music

Contact Melina:
hello [at] melinapowell.com
© 2020 by Melina Powell.