Founder. CEO. Marketing & Media Executive. Music Manager. Forbes 30 Under 30 Honouree. Trailblazer.
Julieanna Goddard, professionally known as YesJulz, is the founder & CEO of 1AM Media, a female-founded and operated powerhouse entertainment company which boasts a creative marketing agency, digital radio station, management company and record label.
Goddard launched 1AM Creative in 2015, a full-service marketing agency that specializes in disruptive experiential events, talent procurement, strategic partnerships, branding, digital, content creation and media relations. Since its launch, Goddard has been paving the way for experiential marketing and holistic storytelling, creating memorable and immersive events and activations for elite brands and aligning them with the right talent to drive meaningful consumer engagement and value. 1AM has created and curated some of the most innovative and exclusive experiences and activations for an impressive roster of clients that includes Puma, Beats By Dre, KITH, Kanye West, Sprite, Coors Light, Red Bull, EA Sports, T Mobile, Skype, Viber, Rent The Runway, Alchemist, Def Jam, 2 Chainz, Travis Scott, YG and Migos. They have activated at some of the biggest events across the U.S., including the “YE” bonfire in Wyoming, Coachella, ComplexCon, Art Basel, MTV Video Music Awards and NBA All-Star.
Immersed in the world of music and nightlife early in her career and with an innate ability to identify artistic potential, Goddard launched 1AM Radio in 2016, a digital radio station on Dash Radio that serves as a platform for emerging artists. Fusing together sounds and personalities from all over the world, 1AM Radio’s carefully curated catalog includes exclusive releases, special guest DJs, podcasts with cultural staples, and interactive ticket giveaways to the biggest events and festivals around the country. 1AM Radio is consistently at the center of new artist discovery, being the first station to play songs from Jorja Smith, 070 Shsake, Made In Tokyo, Sheck Wes, Travis Scott and more. 1AM Radio has hosted some of the biggest artists, athletes and celebrities on the station, including French Montana, 2Chainz, Post Malone, Nipsey Hussle, Kehlani, DJ Mustard, Justine Skye, Khalid, Playboi Carti, Rapsody, Saweetie, Skepta, T.I., Theophilius London, Victor Cruz and Vince Staples.
In 2017, Goddard harnessed her passion for championing undiscovered talent and formed 1AM Entertainment, an artist management company and independent record label. The company is dedicated to managing and nurturing the next generation of female talent and developing them into distinguished and acclaimed artists. Her roster includes Lexii Alijaii, Kaylan Arnold & Hadar Adora - all artists with powerful and impactful messaging.
Highly focused on giving back and creating impact, Goddard founded the Little Rascals Foundation in 2018 to help create outlets in the arts for underprivileged and displaced foster children. As a foster child herself, Goddard has made it a priority to give at-risk youth the education, attention, and resources needed to tap into their potential and achieve success.
Her tireless work ethic, ability to drive massive cultural moments, infectious energy and deep relationships with the most popular names in music, sports and fashion landed Goddard on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list in 2017 for her work in Marketing and Advertising.