WDTW PD John Trapane To Join Capitol Records/Nashville
November 18, 2008 at 7:40 AM (PT)
CAPITOL RECORDS/NASHVILLE has announced that CLEAR CHANNEL Country WDTW (THE FOX)/DETROIT PD JOHN TRAPANE has joined the label as Dir./Regional Promotion, Southwest beginning JANUARY 1st. He will relocate to HOUSTON and will report directly to VP/Promotion STEVE HODGES.
TRAPANE replaces MARA SIDWEBER, who left the label in JUNE and joined BIG PICTURE PROMOTION/NASHVILLE (NET NEWS 7/29). CAPITOL/NASHVILLE VP/Radio Stategies/Field Marketing SHANE ALLEN had been filling in for MARA on an interim basis until a replacement was found.
This is not the first time TRAPANE has dabbled in the record side of the music industry. Besides his radio stops as APD/MD at HOUSTON outlets KIKK, KILT and KKBQ, he also did promotion in the Southwest region for DREAMCATCHER RECORDS and GIANT/REPRISE RECORDS.
Back at WDTW, TRAPANE's replacement has not yet been announced. Stay tuned for more details.