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Dave Brooks || Founder & Executive Editor

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Dave Brooks is the Founder and Editor of Amplify Media, covering the music business through his must-read newsletter The Real. Dave grew up in the Bay Area, graduated from UC Santa Cruz and moved south to LA in 2004 to work as a staff reporter for the LA Times Co. He was the managing editor of Venues Today for eight years, leaving in 2014 to launch A year later, Amplify became Powered by Pollstar, paving the way for The Real to appear weekly in Pollstar’s print magazine.


Kristen Brooks || Business Manager1011194_10151634481708168_551538816_n

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 taylor mimsTaylor Mims || Interactive Editor

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 Francine Armstrong || Accountant

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Bandit || Mascot, CFO and SVP of Artist Relations