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PLATFORM ARTISTS ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP AND NEW HIRES

Emma Yarborough, Speakers and Comedians Division
Randy Humphries, Agent
Heather Jones, Company Coordinator
Conner Osswald, Booking Coordinator


Platform Artists Announces Strategic Partnership and New Hires


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NEWS SOURCE: Merge PR
May 18, 2022

NASHVILLE, TENN. (MAY 18, 2022) Platform Artists, a full-service talent agency, announces expansion with a strategic partnership and new hires after launching at the height of the pandemic in 2020. Helmed and founded by veteran agents Bryan Myers and Tony Johnsen, Platform Artists is entering into a partnership with Emma Yarborough to build the speakers and comedians division for the talent agency. In addition to the new division, Platform announces the hiring of industry veteran agent Randy Humphries, booking coordinator Conner Osswald, and company coordinator Heather Jones. 
 
“We could not be more thrilled to announce these new hires,” shares Bryan Myers. "Emma comes from a booking, artist management, and touring background and is a true self-starter. She is the perfect person to launch this new division and has already hit the ground running. And with Randy Humphries joining our team and bringing his decades of experience in booking Christian music artists, it is an exciting time for our team. We are also announcing coordinators Heather Jones and Conner Osswald. Tony and I are truly honored to give Emma, Randy, Heather, and Conner a new home and affirm the work they have already done in this industry. We see a very bright future ahead for all of us.”
 
"Platform represents the top artists in the Christian music industry, and I am unbelievably excited and honored to lead this new division representing speakers and comedians,” says Emma Yarborough. "My passion lies in elevating unique voices to the stage that need to be heard, and I can’t wait to see what is ahead for our artists as we expand into this new territory.”
 
“I’m excited and grateful to join Platform Artists,” shares Randy Humphries. "We have an amazing roster full of talented artists, and I look forward to continuing to help change hearts and lives through Christian Music."
 
Celebrating less than two years into their company, Platform Artists continues to represent and book Christian artists across all live events. With these new additions, they will further expand their reach and impact in the touring realm.
 
“Here at Platform Artists, we strive to create a home where people are seen, heard, and valued,” adds Tony Johnsen. "We are very blessed at all God has done these past two years and could not be more excited about the days ahead.”


Platform Artists Announces Strategic Partnership and New Hires

ABOUT PLATFORM ARTISTS: Platform Artists began in 2020 with veteran agents Bryan Myers and Tony Johnsen, who have nearly five decades of combined experience in the Christian music industry. Platform Artists represents a full roster of artists, speakers, and comedians including Aaron Cole, Amy Grant, Brandon Heath, Cade Thompson, Chris Tomlin, Chichi Onyekanne, Chonda Pierce, Cochren & Co., Courtnie Ramirez, Danny Gokey, Eli Bonilla Jr., Ellie Holcomb, Grant Skeldon, Jon Reddick, JUDAH, Lydia Laird, Mac Powell, Mandisa, Markus McFolling, Michael W. Smith, Mosaic MSC, NEEDTOBREATHE (CCM Only), NewSong, Noah Herrin, Pat Barrett, RICHLIN, Ryan Stevenson, Sam Collier, Steven Curtis Chapman, Terrian, TobyMac, and Tyshone Roland. For more information or to contact Platform Artists visit platformartists.com.



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