In Brief - June 18, 2014
June 18, 2014

Big Machine Label Group and Cumulus together announce that longtime music industry executive Jim Weatherson will serve as General Manager of their NASH ICONS record label and live events joint venture effective immediately. Weatherson most recently led the Nashville office of 19 Entertainment, owner of the American Idol franchise, and previously led projects for Taylor Swift in a management role at 13 Management. During his tenure at Walt Disney Records, Weatherson was appointed General Manger in 2006 with worldwide responsibilities that resulted in record-breaking sales highlighted by the Platinum and Multi-Platinum branded releases of Hannah Montana, High School Musical, Cars and Tron.

Jesse Kage exits the afternoon drive slot at Active Rock WXTB/Tampa.

Syd Schwartz is named VP of Digital Marketing for Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment. Schwartz comes to Legacy from Linchpin Digital, the marketing and strategy firm he founded in 2010, building on a 20-year career in creating digital marketing for some of the world’s best-known entertainment brands and prior to that he spent eight years in executive digital marketing positions at EMI Music (including the Capitol and Virgin labels), where he was responsible for online presence and digital marketing campaigns for a diverse roster of artists including the Rolling Stones, Beastie Boys, Gorillaz and Katy Perry.

Bayard H. (Bud) Walters, founder and president of The Cromwell Group, will receive the National Radio Award during the NAB Radio Show Luncheon on September 12 in Indianapolis. The National Radio Award honors an individual for outstanding leadership in the radio industry. Previous recipients include Ginny Morris, Dan Mason, Steve Newberry, Charles Warfield, Ed Christian, Bruce Reese, Jerry Lee, David Kennedy, John Dille, Lowry Mays, Jeff Smulyan, Bill Stakelin and Erica Farber.




 
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