Stroudavarious Hires Three In Promotion
July 10, 2009 at 7:06 AM (PT)
STROUDAVARIOUS RECORDS/NASHVILLE has announced three new additions to the promotion department. JON CONLON comes on board as Dir./Promotion- West Coast, ERIC BEGGS has been named Dir./Promotion- Southeast/Midwest and R.J. JORDAN will take on Dir./Promotion- Northeast duties. All three will report directly to VP/Promotion BILL MACKY.
CONLON most recently worked for MONTAGE MUSIC/NASHVILLE where he handled the West Coast, and prior to that he held the same title for COLUMBIA/NASHVILLE. BEGGS worked the Southeast and Southwest regions for NINE NORTH/NASHVILLE and also did stints with SHOW DOG RECORDS/NASHVILLE, EPIC/NASHVILLE and CAPITOL/NASHVILLE. JORDAN served as the Dir./Promotion - Northeast for COUNTRY THUNDER until the label closed and he moved to the artist management division this past MARCH. Prior to that he worked for 903 MUSIC/NASHVILLE and served as PD for Country outlets WSCP/SYRACUSE, WPOR/PORTLAND, ME and WBBS/SYRACUSE.
STROUDAVARIOUS RECORDS President BILL CATINO said, "I'm very pleased with the in-house team we have assembled. We will continue to work with JEFF SOLIMA, but transition over from BPP to its sister promotion team, NEW REVOLUTION. We have built an amazing artist roster that deserves our complete attention and focus at radio. These new additions will bring us closer to our mission of bringing STROUDAVARIOUS and RONNIE GILLEY ENTERTAINMENT to the forefront as the best entertainment company in the business."
JAMES STROUD shares equal enthusiasm about the transition. “My business partner, RONNIE GILLEY, and I have put together what we consider the ‘A-Team’ in the entertainment industry,” STROUD says. “I couldn't be more excited about our new additions to the Promotion staff. Having a professional like BILL CATINO at the helm, we will have tremendous success developing and promoting our artists at radio.”
RONNIE GILLEY ENTERTAINMENT, a division of RONNIE GILLEY PROPERTIES, is a full service entertainment company located in Enterprise, Alabama. RGE is active in all facets of the entertainment industry, including recording/engineering, music publishing and artist management/promotion.
RGE’s music interests include STROUDAVARIOUS RECORDS,and COUNTRY CROSSING RECORDS. The firm also produces the annual VERIZON WIRELESS BAMA JAM MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL.
For more information, visit www.ronniegilleyproperties.com.