Laura McKinley Takes New Arista And RCA Post
November 9, 2009 at 8:31 AM (PT)
SONY MUSIC NASHVILLE Marketing VP TOM BALDRICA announced today (11/09) that LAURA McKINLEY has assumed the post of Mgr./Marketing & Artist Development for the label group's ARISTA/NASHVILLE and RCA/NASHVILLE. McKINLEY has been with the company for seven years and first became Mgr./Marketing & Artist Development in 2007, most recently working with BNA/NASHVILLE and COLUMBIA/NASHVILLE.
BALDRICA said: “LAURA’s drive, focus, and creativity are undeniable. We’re currently in the process of filling a senior vacancy in the department, and having LAURA’s experience and ability in place for these labels is ideally suited to keeping things on track and flowing smoothly.”
In her new role, McKINLEY will be a key member of the marketing team for artists such BROOKS & DUNN, JASON MICHAEL CARROLL, SARA EVANS, DANNY GOKEY, ALAN JACKSON, JYPSI, MARTINA McBRIDE, JAKE OWEN, BRAD PAISLEY, CARRIE UNDERWOOD, CHUCK WICKS, and CHRIS YOUNG.
An announcement of a new Head of Marketing & Artist Development for ARISTA/NASHVILLE and RCA/NASHVILLE will be forthcoming.