The powers that be at The Shot have announced that music industry veteran and long-time publishing consultant Jennifer Beavis who joined the show in Season 7 as a new face on the judging panel has been elevated to the role of executive producer effective September 2019.
With over 25 years in the music business, Beavis is a graduate of Fanshawe College’s Music Industry Arts and has, over the years, worked with the multi-national publishers BMG, EMI and famed Vancouver-based independent record label and music management and publishing firm, Nettwerk Productions. Beavis has also served as Director of Copyright for the Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency (CMRRA), Director of Publishing and Licensing Administration for Nettwerk and also held the position of Executive Director of the Songwriters Association of Canada. Most recently, Beavis has held the position of Senior Director of Administration at ole where she directed the day to day business affairs of catalogue acquisitions and publishing administration.
In addition, Beavis has served on the Boards of the Canadian Music Publishers Association; was a founding board member of The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, as well as serving on the Canadian Country Music Awards and Durham College Music Business Management Committee.
“I was very excited and no less honoured to be asked to be a judge for Season 7 of The Shot and now am thrilled to be taking on the role of an Executive Producer,” said Beavis, “C.J.’s vision is altruistic in recognizing the high-level of talent we have in Canada and the need for them to have an opportunity to get noticed. Both of which impressed me from the beginning and was why I got involved.”
Beavis joins the executive management team of The Shot alongside creator and executive producer C.J. Allen.
No official announcement has been made regarding Beavis returning to the judging panel for Season 8 in Fall 2020 in addition to her executive producer role.