Billy Johnson Jr.

Founder of Media & Repertoire

Billy Johnson Jr.

Billy Johnson, Jr. is a media consultant, journalist and founder of Media & Repertoire, a digital public relations agency. Billy, who holds a B.A. in Public Relations and Professional Writing from California State University, San Bernardino, brings to M&R more than 18 years experience as a senior editor for Yahoo Music. Additionally, he has served as a contributing writer and reporter for Entertainment Weekly, The Hollywood Reporter, and Vibe.

As a spokesperson, Billy has appeared on CBS, BBC, FOX, TV One, VH1, CNN, ABC and KFI. His social media handles are @BillyJohnsonJr and @MediaRepertoire.

Takes part in

Jun, 17 2:00 PM PDT
Big Ideas Stage
Panel Discussion

Record Labels in the New Music Economy

  • IPO: how to take the maximum out of the music industry at its peak
  • Are label deals the only path to becoming a global superstar
  • Navigating the turbulent ecosystem: how do record companies keep their power position in the music industry
  • Breaking the US dominance: are labels’ doors open for everyone