With over twelve years of professional experience in entertainment, Joy Young has become a reputable and respected leader and influencer in the music and tv/film production industries. In her career-to-date, she has been instrumental in coordinating and executing national promotional campaigns and has managed promotional activities, tours, and events for a range of major recording artists including Boosie, Webbie, TI, B.o.B., Wiz Khalifa, Musiq Soulchild, Trey Songz, Flo Rida, Tank, Kevin Gates, Janelle Monáe, Jidenna, St. Beauty, Casanova, Nicole Bus, and many more.
Her television production credits include BET Networks, CBS Broadcasting, the GA Entertainment Gala, Trumpet Awards, TV One, Soul Train Awards, PBS, BET Honors, The Grammys, Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court, FOX, and Oxygen Network.
She is the former Southeast Regional Promotion Director at Roc Nation Records (founded by Jay Z) where she managed radio & lifestyle promotion in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida. She was also called on by the owners of The Gathering Spot / A3C to serve as their Chief Marketing Officer for the 2019 A3C Festival & Conference.
For the past five years-to-date, she has been on the direct management team for Janelle Monáe, Jidenna, Angela Rye, St. Beauty, and more talent under the Wondaland Management umbrella.
Joy also owns a talent management company, Playtime Talent Group, and production company, J.Couture Productions, both based in Atlanta, GA where she successfully grew her businesses to six figures in six years.
As a firm believer in giving back, Joy mentors young women who seek careers in music, entertainment, tv/film, and special events production. She is a member of Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity for Women, Inc, she is an affiliate of SESAC Performing Rights Organization, she is a member of Southern University’s “Human Jukebox” Marching Band Alumni Association, and a member of Southern University’s Alumni Federation. She has been recognized as a 2017 class of black women millennials “30 under 30” who are leading in media and entertainment industries, she has been acknowledged and named a “Top 20 Millennial” in Atlanta, GA, she won Southern University Alumni Federation’s 2018 “Top 40 Under 40” Award, and has been nominated by her peers for a “Young Professional of the Year” Award in Atlanta, GA for two consecutive years.
Joy also serves as the Vice President of the Fly Life non-profit organization, where their mission is to empower girls by providing curriculum, conferences, and mentorship for girls aged 8 – 18 in the areas of identity, character, and purpose. She has also been highlighted and acknowledged for her work in several publications such as FOX News 11 Alive, XONecole, VoyageATL, and many more.