In March 2018, Jason Markey was promoted to President of STXmusic, a division of STX Entertainment, after previously serving as the company’s EVP and head of music since 2015. In his new expanded role, Markey is responsible for music supervision of STX’s motion pictures, television programs, non-scripted TV programs and Virtual Reality productions. He will also oversee the company’s music publishing interests, including Lalela Music, and STX’s production music catalog.
During his tenure at STX, Markey served as the music supervisor and/ or executive in charge of music on a number of feature films, including Bad Moms, The Edge of Seventeen, The Foreigner, A Bad Moms Christmas, Den of Thieves and upcoming releases Adrift, The Happytime Murders and Second Act. Additionally, Markey oversaw music on STXtv’s A Little Too Farr for Verizon Networks, The Platinum Life on E!, and will serve as the music supervisor on STXtv’s upcoming drama docu-hybrid series, Valley of the Boom on National Geographic.
Before joining STX in 2015, Markey spent more than seven years as EVP of music and soundtracks at Relativity Media, where he oversaw music for films such as Dallas Buyers Club, Bridesmaids, The Fighter and Dear John, among others. During Markey’s time at Relativity, the studio picked up an Oscar nomination for the song Grateful from Beyond the Lights, in addition to Grammy and Golden Globe nominations in 2013 and 2012, respectively.
Prior to working at Relativity, Markey spent a decade as general manager of Immortal records. His resume also includes a stint at Arista Records, where he worked with musicians including Sarah McLachlan, Patti Smith and Carlos Santana. Markey began his career at MCA Records in 1990.