ESM Productions, High-Profile Event Producer, Broadcast Industry Veteran and Festival Live Stream Leader Becomes a Roc Nation Partner Company

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES

PHILADELPHIA, April 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ESM Productions, led by Executive Producer Scott Mirkin, today announced its partnership with Roc Nation. Through the partnership, Scott Mirkin will serve as president of ESM Productions, while working with Roc Nation on many large-scale events, concerts, and live stream festivals.

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"We have been working with Roc Nation for many years and it has been a great experience from day one,” Executive Producer Scott Mirkin said. “We look forward to growing with this new family and doing great things together." 

ESM Productions was founded in 1996 by Scott Mirkin and Jenny Woo and has been the production company behind some of the most historical events to occur in the United States. ESM has also been recognized as a leader in high-quality live music broadcast and streaming. Mirkin's credits include The Largest Free Concert in America, starring The Roots, JAY Z Live from Brooklyn, Made in America Festival, TidalXColdplay, as well as several events with world leaders including President Barack Obama, The Dalai Lama, and Pope Francis.

Mirkin recently served as the Executive Producer for the largest National Special Security Event in national history, the World Meeting of Families, overseeing all of the events and operations as well as serving as the host broadcast entity. This live event had over 1 million attendees and was seen by a global audience of over 1 billion.

"Roc Nation and ESM have a long and successful history. ESM has been a production pioneer and we look forward to pushing the envelope of innovation on live events and new ways to bring the best experiences to audiences around the world," stated Jay Brown, President, Roc Nation.

About ESM Productions
ESM Productions is a nationally recognized live event, design and media production company in Philadelphia, PA. ESM has been at the helm of some of the highest profile events in the United States. From concept to completion, ESM delivers results on stage, on screen and online. (

About Roc Nation
Founded in 2008, Roc Nation is a full-service entertainment company, inclusive of artist, songwriter, producer and engineer management; music publishing; touring & merchandising; film & television; new business ventures; and a music label. It is home to a diverse roster of critically acclaimed recording artists, writers and producers including Rihanna, Shakira, J. Cole, Santigold, HAIM, Meek Mill, Big Sean and more. Roc Nation also has partnerships with global management companies Three Six Zero and Philymack.