Publicity Vet Laura Swanson Headed Back To Cali, Reunites With L.A. Reid At Epic
December 11, 2014 at 1:41 PM (PT)
Longtime publicity veteran LAURA SWANSON is leaving DEF JAM RECORDINGS and will rejoin her former ISLAND and ARISTA RECORDS boss L.A. REID at EPIC RECORDS, based in LOS ANGELES, as Executive Vice President Media & Strategic Development.
"It's bittersweet to leave DEF JAM and UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP, but supersweet to be rejoining L.A. REID at EPIC/SONY," she wrote in an e-mail.
SWANSON was previously head of publicity for A&M RECORDS on the label's fabled L.A. lot, then took on a VP Publicity job at INTERSCOPE before moving to NEW YORK as head of publicity at ARISTA, where she first worked with L.A. REID.
Her new contact information, as of JANUARY 5th, is Laura.Swanson@sonymusic.com, phone is (310) 272-2465 and cell is (917) 710-8266.