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Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc. Appoints Vocal's Head of Product as President


NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc., (OTCQB: JMDA) (the "Company" or "Jerrick"), a technology company and the creators of Vocal, announced today that Justin Maury, former Head of Product, has been elevated to the role of President. Maury led the Company's product development for four years. During these formative years for the Company, Justin was a driving force in creating the vision, design and architecture for the Vocal platform. He also managed oversight of technology development. Since the official launch of the Vocal platform approximately 2 years ago, Vocal now hosts over 380,000 creators across 34 genre-specific communities, attracting in excess of 7 million unique monthly visitors, and has implemented several revenue sources that are gaining momentum on the platform.

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"We literally could not have created Vocal without Justin," said Jerrick CEO and founder Jeremy Frommer. "His knowledge and creativity have been a crucial component of the platform's success." Added co-founder Rick Schwartz, "Having been one of the key decision makers throughout Vocal's evolution, Justin is best suited to leverage Vocal's increasing traction to propel innovation and amplify Jerrick's presence in the digital conversation." 

In addition, as reported by the Company on a Form 8-K filed on January 3, 2019, after conducting a comprehensive, competitive vetting process, the Company's board of directors engaged Rosenberg Rich Baker Berman & Co. ("RRBB") as its new independent auditor. Founded in 1961 and located in Central New Jersey, RRBB serves clients across the U.S. and worldwide.

About Jerrick:
Jerrick is a holding company that develops technology-based solutions designed to solve for challenges that have resulted from disruption and evolution within the broad media and content generation environment. Its flagship product Vocal is a long-form, digital publishing platform focused on supporting content creators by providing them with content management tools that are embedded within digital communities. Vocal is architected to enable targeted marketing of branded content and e-commerce opportunities embedded within long-form content. Vocal's community sites are managed by a dedicated team, whose primary focus is on creating healthy communities and identifying monetization opportunities within them.

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