Promo Vet Tom Starr Joins WMN/W.A.R. For Southeast Regional Promotion
July 1, 2014 at 1:09 PM (PT)
Promo vet TOM STARR has been named Mgr./SOUTHEAST Promotion for WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE's (WMN) W.A.R. team.
He succeeds TOM MARTENS, who was upped to Dir./National Promotion (NET NEWS 5/30).
STARR comes to W.A.R after handling Pop promotion for INTERSCOPE, EMI/CAPITOL, JIVE, MCA and ELEKTRA RECORDS. He’ll be based out of his home in ST. LOUIS for the time being.
W.A.R. VP/Promotion CHRIS PALMER said of STARR, “He loves fast cars and loud guitars; he once bungee jumped to get an add; he was born in ST. LOUIS but has lived in SEATTLE, CHICAGO, and LA; before getting in the record business he worked as a lifeguard, club DJ, radio DJ, and started out working at PEACHES RECORDS. We’re extremely excited to have TOM on the team.”
Reach STARR at (818) 519-7190 or here.