Julien Pescatore

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Professional Status

Employed
Open to opportunities

About Me

Expert in PR and media. A 10 year experience in the entertainment business. Originality, creativity and professionalism are my assets.
Huge fan of High Tech and new technologies that I love to read about and to use in my private or pro life. Dedicated, passionate, professional and very creative...

Experience

HEAD OF MEDIA & BRAND CONTENT

FRANCE GALOP
Since march 2009
  • Head of Media & Brand content
  • Coordination and management of media for France Galop events (Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Prix de Diane Longines etc. // More than 300 journalists attending). Interviews, photocalls...
  • Coordination of press events and press conferences
  • Creation and distribution of press kits (press releases, online press kit, communication on Facebook, twitter, video teasers, etc.)
  • Daily links with horseraces broadcasters (TF1, France 3, Equidia, BBC, RTL radio, RMC Radio, Europe 1 etc.)
  • Crisis communication (spokesman of the company, writing of Q&A's, counter misinformation, lobbying)
  • Management of heads of and CEO's communication (press conferences speeches, interviews..)
  • In charge of @francegalop Twitter account

PRESS MANAGER

DISCOVERY NETWORKS FRANCE
November 2006 to february 2009
  • Management of Corporate Communication for the French market
  • Promotion of Discovery Networks shows to media (Mythbusters, Top Gear, Miami Ink etc.) both on print and digital.
  • Press trips, shooting visits, One to one interviews
  • New shows launch events in Paris
  • Monthly meetings at Discovery headquarters in London

HEAD OF PR / MEDIA

MTV NETWORKS FRANCE
October 2001 to february 2009
  • Organisation of the launch of new channels (MTV Pulse, MTV Idol, MTV Base)
  • Promotion of MTV and GAME ONE presenters (China, Mouloud, Julien Tellouck etc.)
  • Press trips and coordination for MTV International ceremonies (MTV Europe Music Awards, MTV Movie Awards, Isle of MTV etc.)
  • Crisis communication (Jackass, Happy tree friends, I'm a famous face etc.). Q&A's etc.
  • GAME ONE : promotion of shows and documentaries, press events
  • B2B Communication for both MTV and Game One
  • Work with PR agencies

JOURNALIST / REPORTER

RADIO FRANCE VAUCLUSE & LE PROVENCAL
1993 to 2000
  • Journalist, reporter for National Radio.
  • live sports comments (football, rugby, tennis)
  • live news flashes

Skills

  • High Tech/digital: complete geek! I have a real passion for VR and 360°videos and devices at the moment
  • Music: Passion for concerts, use of digital instruments
  • Sports: played tennis at a high level. Now fond of sports competitions. Love to go to stadiums to attend sports events
  • food : In love with italian & japanese food. Love to discover all kinds of cuisine
  • Of course, I can use pcs/macs, collaborative & sharing tools like Googledocs etc
  • French: mother tongue
  • English: Bilingual
  • Spanish
  • Italian

Education

Journalism studies

Licence d'Anglais

Unversité d'Avignon
1993 to 1996