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Thursday, January 16 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Audio Careers: SoundGirls - Mentoring in Live Sound & Event Production

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If you have questions about how to navigate your career in live event production, this session is for you. Come ask the questions you need answers to from industry veterans. This one-hour session will help you navigate the waters and get solid advice. This is a casual mentoring session in a small and safe environment. It is not a panel.

The benefits of mentoring are myriad. For individuals, studies show that good mentoring can lead to greater career success, including promotions, raises, and increased opportunities. Mentors Subject to Change.

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Meegan Holmes

Global Sales Manager, Eighth Day Sound Los Angeles
Meegan graduated from California Institute of The Arts from their Technical Theater program in 1993; she entered the live production industry before graduation as a local stagehand with LA Stagecall in Los Angeles. In 1997, she began her 18-year audio career with Delicate Productions... Read More →

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Mary Broadbent

Tour Manager | Stage Manager | Backline-Guitar Tech, Clairo | Magic Giant | Plain White Ts | The Mowglis
Mary is currently on tour as the Tour Manager for Clairo on their US Immunity Tour run and will continue on this winter for the UK Immunity Tour. She has also worked with Loote, Magic Giant, Plain White T's, Tegan and Sara, and Chris Isaak. In 2020 Mary will join the Soundgirls Team... Read More →
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Tiffany Hendren

FOH and Monitor Engineer, Co-Director, Delmar Hall in St. Louis, MO, SoundGirls.org
Tiffany Hendren is a full time FOH engineer and tour manager, and the Co-Director of SoundGirls. When she's not on the road, she's the head engineer at Delmar Hall in St. Louis, MO.
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Claire Murphy

Guitar Tech, Manager, Independent, Trash Tours
Claire has toured as a backline/guitar tech and has recently finished teching with Vance Joy as support to Pink on her stadium tour across Europe. She has also toured with Raveonettes, Therapy, Dum Dum Girls, and The Answer. Claire runs Trash Tours that provide the live music industry... Read More →
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Whitney Olpin

Monitor Engineer and Stage Manager, Independent
Whitney Olpin has been working in Live Sound for the last eight years, working as an Independent monitor engineer and stage manager. She has spent the last year touring with Fitz and the Tantrums. Based in Los Angeles, when she is not on the road she picks up local work through Live... Read More →
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Jeri Palumbo

Broadcast Engineer, Audio Mixer and RF Tech, Independent
Jeri is a broadcast engineer, audio mixer and RF (radio frequency) tech who, for the past 25 years, has specialized in working on high-profile sports shows. Jeri is a technical whiz and a regular on the front lines of events like the Super Bowl, NBA, NHL playoffs and most recently... Read More →


Thursday January 16, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm PST
B4 AES ACADEMY 2020 , 4th Floor, Hilton Anaheim, At the NAMM Show, Anaheim, CA