Editor, Purple Sneakers
Emma Jones is the editor of niche music blog and prominent electronic music tastemakers, Purple Sneakers. She's also previously founded a business, led publicity campaigns for national tours and festivals for a boutique independent record label, and created a regular club night to promote women in her local music scene. She's passionate about local and underground music scenes, uncovering new and emerging artists, and loves to throw a party or two.
Growing up in Townsville and now based in Brisbane, Emma has been writing about music for the past five years for publications such as Pilerats, Scenewave and Howl & Echoes before beginning her role at Purple Sneakers last year. She's a vocal advocate for women in music, particularly in the local and emerging scenes of Brisbane and beyond. Recently, she has appeared on a panel discussing Women in Music for the One Woman Project, presented the award for the Electronic category at the 2017 Queensland Music Awards, and was a judge for the Urban category of the 2017 Queensland Music Awards.
Emma is part of CURVY Day One - The Future of Creative Content