Antje Hübner, Founder/Owner, hubtone PR
In 2007, Antje took over as the Public Relations Manager for Ableton, a globally renowned music software manufacturer. Antje successfully devised and executed worldwide publicity campaigns, securing previews, reviews, interviews, magazine specials and more, in print, online media, radio and TV. She organized various events and, in addition, was responsible for all media planning, ad bookings and rate negotiations.
Antje was first hired by Ableton as their Business Projects Manager in 2006 to help build the company’s New York distribution office. Antje managed and coordinated a wide array of projects, and her work was essential in leading to a successful office launch. As soon as the New York office was established, she was offered the position of Ableton’s Public Relations Manager.
Prior to her employment at Ableton, Antje was with Matthew Laifer Artists Management in New York City, where, for nearly six years, she worked with emerging talents as well as stars and major arts organizations all over the world. This is also where she successfully coordinated and secured cover stories in German print media for artists on the Laifer roster.
In Germany, Antje had worked for several years as an artist herself before starting with the Opera Agency Tennigkeit in Düsseldorf, Germany. Soon after, she decided to live abroad, and she moved to New York City to be in the center of tremendous cultural and artistic diversity to further pursue a career in artist management.
Antje studied musicology and the performing arts in Hamburg, Germany and appeared as an opera singer and actress in fully staged operas, theatrical productions and television.
Barbara Kloth, Associate, Europe
Hubtone Associate Barbara Kloth is a graphic designer specializing in branding and product identification. She operates out of Hamburg, Germany, where she produces an array of consumer and corporate materials - catalogues, books, CD's, magazines and promotional items.
Her clients include art galleries, artists, publishers and performance venues. She is an artist and photographer herself, possessing a keen eye for imaginative captures. All her work is endowed with a distinguished stamp of excellence.
She serves hubtone PR as a European Associate, providing for clients abroad.