Jonathan McHugh Named IDJMG SVP/Film, TV & Soundtracks
April 12, 2010 at 5:37 AM (PT)
JONATHAN MCHUGH has been appointed SVP/Film, TV & Soundtracks at ISLAND DEF JAM MUSIC GROUP, it was announced today by Pres./COO STEVE BARTELS. MCHUGH will seek to create opportunities for the IDJ roster through music placements in films, TV and video games. He will also music supervise films and look for soundtracks to produce for IDJ. MCHUGH, who is based in LOS ANGELES, will report to BARTELS and Chairman ANTONIO "LA" REID.
"I’m thrilled to join LA REID and the ISLAND DEF JAM family. I’ve always been a big fan of LA REID and growing up in NEW YORK, both ISLAND and DEF JAM RECORDS were the coolest independent labels in the game. STEVE BARTELS and I started our careers in the business together at A&M Records, so it’s like coming full circle to be working with him again," said MCHUGH.
"LA.REID and I share the excitement of welcoming JONATHAN to the ISLAND DEF JAM family," said BARTELS. "This exciting position in the ever-growing field of film, television and soundtracks at IDJ promises to be the most fulfilling role of JONATHAN's already stellar career. He has always been an amazing asset in every job he has taken, and we look forward to his greatest success ever at IDJ."