VP Music Services and Licensing: VICE Media (USA)
Ricki Askin is the Vice President of Music Services and Licensing for VICE Media, overseeing the Vice Records and Vice Music Publishing businesses as well as music and archival licensing and rights and clearances across the company’s vast portfolio of digital sites, global VICELAND television network, VICE’s nightly and weekly news programs on HBO, their in-house creative agency and VICE Films. Ricki is the Music Supervisor of the Emmy Award winning HBO news-magazine series “VICE,” currently in its 5th season, the Emmy nominated VICELAND series “Gaycation” and “Woman with Gloria Steinem” 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.