Meron joined Industrial Media in Dec 2015. She is responsible for budgeting, forecasting, month end close process and day to day activities for the company’s hit show franchises, AMERICAN IDOL and SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE as well as Idol format shows in various international territories, Pop Idol and X-Factor. Meron leads the preparation of profit share statements to our partners including Dick Clark Productions, Fremantle, Nigel Lythgoe, Fox, and CAA. She also oversees and reviews music royalties to various recipients. Meron works closely with production accountants, artist managers and record labels to track expectations of revenue movements as well as liaise with domestic and international territories to resolve any discrepancies.
Prior to joining Industrial Media, Meron was a Senior Financial Analyst at Paramount Pictures and a financial analyst at E! entertainment. Since moving to LA in her senior year of high school from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, she’s earned a BS degree in Finance from CSULA and furthering her knowledge, education and career in Entertainment Industry. She speaks fluent Amharic and loves to travel.