Theatrical Research and AKA NYC
In August 2016, Marc started working as an insights analyst at AKA, NYC: a full-service live entertainment advertising agency specializing in Broadway shows. There he analyzes sales and advertising trends, media reach and activity, and live and digital audience behavior and demographics, among other research initiatives for clients.
Relevant tools: Google Analytics, Google Adwords, Ticketing Platforms (Shubert, Ovation, Vendini, TicketMaster), Sizmek, Microsoft Office Suite andVisual Basic for Excel/Outlook.
A+E Networks: TV Research
Until August 2016, Marc was the interim research manager of Multiplatform Analytics at A+E Networks, where he analyzed live TV, time-shifted VOD, SVOD, and digital video viewership, working to better understand national television demographics and behavior, as well as trends across the proprietary networks (A+E, Lifetime, History Channel, FYI, LMN and Viceland). Some responsibilities included digital Tag Management, ratings reporting and analysis, national cable subscriber and demographic studies, ad hoc network/series/episode analysis, cross-platform deep-dives, and automating reports.
Relevant tools: Nielsen Answers, Adobe Suites and Analytics, comScore/Rentrak, Tealium Tag Management, Nielsen Socialguide, myEvents, StarTrak, MediaMorph, Lake 5 Media, Visual Basic for Excel/Outlook.
Columbia University Medical Center
Before A+E Networks, Marc was a research assistant for an ethnographic research project at the Center for Gender, Sexuality, and Health within Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI), and the Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene (RFMH). Working with a professor and a post-doctoral fellow, he conducted ethnographic interviews with gay and bisexual African immigrants who came to the US seeking asylum.
Edward S. Curtis: The Kwakwak’wakw
In April 2015, Marc curated an exhibit at the Martin Art Gallery called “Edward S. Curtis: The Kwakwak’wakw”, focusing on Curtis’ series of photogravures from the early 20th century of the Northwest Pacific Coast Kwakwak’wakw. In conjunction with the exhibit was a publication examining the problematic American encounters with the native cultures.
Paramus: Images of America
In February 2015, Marc Jablonski and Thalia Goulis wrote and published a book about their hometown Paramus through Arcadia Publishing as part of their series Images of America. Their book can be found in bookstores around Northern New Jersey and online at Barnesandnobles.com.