After leaving university in 1983, Jérôme Roger has been working for 7 years in the media environment. He was responsible for the legal affairs at RMC between 1987 and 1991. He notably participated to the purchase of Radio Nostalgie through a LBO. After this experience, he has been the legal manager of the NRJ Group between 1991 and 1994. Since September 1995, he is the general manager of SPPF, which is a collection society that represents 1000 independent producers.
At the end of 1997, he has become General Manager of UPFI, in addition to his responsibilities at SPPF.