John Zarling Promoted To Big Machine Label Group VP/Promotion & Media Strategy
May 17, 2011 at 8:55 AM (PT)
BIG MACHINE RECORDS and THE VALORY MUSIC CO.’s Sr. Dir./New Media & Promotion Strategy JOHN ZARLING has been promoted to BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP VP/Promotion & Media Strategy.
ZARLING will continue to direct national promotion campaigns for the label’s artists across many outlets. In his expanded role he will also work with the REPUBLIC NASHVILLE imprint in creating multi-media opportunities in addition to continuing that role for BIG MACHINE RECORDS and THE VALORY MUSIC CO. BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP’s National Dir./Radio Marketing MANDY McCORMACK will continue to report to ZARLING.
“JOHN ZARLING is my visionary soul brother. He has literally been with me from the very first minute of the label and never veered from the plan or the commitment, even when all odds were against us. He deserves all the credit he gets and more. Congrats, my friend!” said BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP Pres./CEO SCOTT BORCHETTA.
“It has been an unforgettable opportunity for me to witness the birth of the BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP. It is overwhelming when I look back on the early days of the label and see how far things have come in such a short period of time. I feel so fortunate to have been part of this amazing team since Day 1 and look forward to the next phase of the journey,” said ZARLING. “SCOTT has always been focused on finding new and unique ways to reach an audience, and I am thrilled to be able to continue forging new paths into the ‘permanent Wild West’ that is the music business these days.”
ZARLING has been a part of the BIG MACHINE team since its inception in SEPTEMBER 2005. Prior to BIG MACHINE, ZARLING spent six years at UMG NASHVILLE, joining MERCURY RECORDS as Mailroom Supervisor and rising to the post of Manager, Charts & Syndication for the MCA, MERCURY and DREAMWORKS imprints. ZARLING has also made stops at DECCA RECORDS, MUSIC ROW and THE PRESS NETWORK in the late 1990s.
Send congrats to JOHN ZARLING at email@example.com.