Music Business

CHANGES @ Matador, Webster PR, Downtown, ReverbNation, INgrooves and More

changeMatador Records has hired Shira Knishkowy as Director of Publicity.  Shira was previously Director of Publicity at Partisan Records, and a publicist at Big Hassle Media. 


Veteran publicist Kevin Lane has joined Webster Public Relations. Previously he worked at Mercury Nashville as Sr. Director/Media and Warner Bros. Records.

Downtown Music Publishing has appointed Taeko Saito in International A&R. Prior to joining Downtown, Taeko was an A&R executive at SONGS Music Publishing. 

ReverbNation has announced the promotion of Simon Perry, previously SVP Creative, to the job of Chief Creative Officer.  Perry  will continue to lead on artist curation and development initiatives and the soon to launch artist incubator ReverbNation Connect.

The Madison Square Garden Company has named veteran marketing exec Sharon Otterman as executive vice president and chief marketing officer.  

Pandora has hired Elizabeth Moody as VP  of global content licensing. She most recently worked as Head of Music Partnerships at YouTube.

INgrooves Music Group has promoted Amy Dietz to Executive Vice President, General Manager. ]

At LyricFind, Will Mills has joined as Chief Revenue Officer. He was at Shazam.

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