OAPN Announces New Executive Director


Jessica Rosenblatt Appointed as Executive Director of Ohio Arts Professionals Network (OAPN)


(August, 2019 - COLUMBUS, OH) - Jessica Rosenblatt, Booking Agent with Fighting Chance Records and PR/Marketing Coordinator for Cain Park, has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the Ohio Arts Professionals Network (OAPN).

Pursuing excellence in public relations, artist management, and digital marketing, Jessica Rosenblatt has actively engaged with her community to build local partnerships and relationships. An Ohio native, she first became introduced to OAPN while attending the conference as a booking agent with her label, Fighting Chance Records, in 2015. The following year she was asked to join the OAPN Board of Directors. With her dedication and experience as a booking agent and artist management, PR/Marketing Coordinator with Cain Park and Digital Marketing Manager with the Cleveland International Film Festival, it is our pleasure to announce her as our new Executive Director.

“Jessica not only brings a wealth of experience in arts management and marketing to OAPN and its membership but also a contagious passion for the touring arts industry in Ohio.” — Gary Minyard, President, OAPN

OAPN, founded in 1960, is a professional association that provides a forum for developing business relationships, partnerships, and cooperative ventures among organizations that present arts and entertainment programming as well as performers, arts service organizations, and artist management agencies doing business in Ohio and nearby states. Their purpose is to provide programs and services that strengthen the quality and scope of the performing arts in Ohio.

In 2015, Jessica Rosenblatt became the PR/Marketing Coordinator at Cain Park, Cleveland Heights’ municipally owned and operated ‘Summer Arts Park’ in Cleveland Heights. Her organizational role is to engage the community through social media campaigns and partnerships, coordinate media, and develop marketing projections and plans. As a booking agent with Fighting Chance Records, since 2010, Jessica manages a handful of artists and works with venues throughout the Midwest. Jessica has degrees in Marketing and Small Business Management along with years of hands-on experience in the Arts Management field.

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