Instructor, SU LA Semester
Music and entertainment industries
B.M., Syracuse University
Paige Parsons is senior director of creative at Kobalt Music Publishing in Los Angeles. Kobalt is the industry’s leading independent music publisher, specializing in transparent online global copyright administration, creative and synchronization licensing services, and digital collections.
Most recently, Paige has signed and developed writers such as ASCAP award-winning topliner Carmen Michelle Key (Flo Rida’s multi-platinum “Club Can’t Handle Me”) and Courtney Harrell (Chris Brown’s “Oh My Love” and “Say It With Me”). Responsible for writer development and copyright exploitation, Paige currently works with a roster of the world’s top writer/producers including Dr. Luke, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, Lindy Robbins, Ryan Tedder, Greg Wells, Billy Steinberg, Shelly Peiken and Nervo, among others. Kobalt’s diverse artist roster includes those such as Kelly Clarkson, Skrillex, Kid Rock, Kid Kudi, LMFAO, Phoenix, Trent Rezner, and Gwen Stefani.
Paige began working in music publishing at EMI in New York as international/creative manager, where in addition to songplugging outside of the U.S., she served as creative liaison between domestic and international staffs/artists/managers. She also previously served as head of creative operations for Arthouse Entertainment, a music publishing, production, and management company whose roster included songwriters/producers such as Kara DioGuardi, Eman, KC Livingston, and David Hodges. Paige holds a bachelor of music degree in music industry from Syracuse University.