Meet Jeannette Malave: A Successful Senior Publicist, A&R and Music Video Director

It is a rarity today to see women dabble in so many aspects of the entertainment industry. When we do see a story about it, it is often a version created by those that weren’t actually around.

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Jeannette Malave, born in Tampa, Florida, is quickly becoming an entertainment icon with hundreds of connections in the music and film industry. She was raised in Miami, Florida where she relocated with her father at the age of 10, and then moved back to Tampa, Florida at 13, where she now resides.

Widely known for being a major dot connector, she works with multi viral celebrity YouTuber Lionel B, on music, film and television. She is a Senior Publicist for S.W.I.D. (Sleep When I’m Dead) Entertainment, where she manages a variety of artists, actors, athletes and more.

Her rise to notoriety started with being hired by Lionel B, after he noticed her amazing ear for music, and her magnetic personality that inspired others. She began accompanying Lionel B on his musical creations, A&Ring his studio sessions with legendary engineer and music producer Bryan Tyson from Deep Productions. Eventually, she went on to co-direct and star in his music videos.

Jeannette Malave was inspired to make big waves in the music business, after seeing her mother go through health issues and an almost fatal car crash. Caring for her mother, she knew that she wanted to do more for her to ensure that she didn’t have to work another day in her life. Having brokered deals with Ja Rule, Trick Daddy, Papoose and more, Jeannette Malave is an industry powerhouse to watch.

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