Speaker Profile

Askin Ricki

Job TitleVP Music Services & Licensing

Company NameVICE Media (USA)

About

Ricki Askin is the Head of Music Licensing and Archival for VICE Media, overseeing licensing across the company’s vast portfolio of digital sites, upcoming VICELAND television network, branded productions and VICE Films. Ricki is the Music Supervisor of the Emmy Award winning HBO news-magazine series “VICE” as well as VICE Films’ critically acclaimed 2013 feature documentary, “Reincarnated,” starring legendary hip-hop and entertainment icon Snoop Dogg.

Prior to joining the VICE family in early 2011, Ricki served as a Music Supervisor within MTV’s News & Docs Department, contributing to popular shows like “Cribs,” “True Life,” “My Super Sweet 16” and “My Life as Liz.”

Ricki graduated From Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania with a Major in Communication and a Minor in English.

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VICE was launched in 1994 as a 'punk zine' and has since expanded into a leading global youth media company with bureaus in over 30 countries. VICE operates the world’s premier original online video destination, VICE.COM, an international network of digital channels, a television production studio, a magazine, a record label, an in-house creative services agency and a book-publishing division. VICE’s digital channels include The Creators Project, dedicated to the arts and creativity, Motherboard, covering cultural happenings in technology, and Noisey, a music discovery channel. To date, VICE boasts over 60 established shows that cover everything from current events to sex to investigative reporting to music to kittens. 

Conference Sessions

  • Dream Big Without Big Money in Sync

    05 Jun 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM, Ca$h Factory

    Followed by a Meet the Speakers Session The soundtrack sets the tone of your film, and connects with your viewers on an emotional, if often unconscious, level. ...

    • Language: English
      1. Event
        Conferences
      2. Event Date
        Wed, Jun 5
      3. Event Theme
        Legal
        Music Business
        Sync
  • Global Sync & Brands Summit

    05 Jun 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM, Ca$h Factory

    By invitation only. In this two-hour roundtable pitching session, labels, publishers and artists will meet with 9/10 leading music supervisors to have their mus...

    • Language: English
      1. Event
        Conferences
      2. Event Date
        Wed, Jun 5
      3. Event Theme
        Sync

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