Cold River Records President Pete O’Heeron has appointed John Ettinger to the newly created role of Senior Vice President of Radio Promotion and Artist Development. Ettinger will report directly to O’Heeron, effective immediately.
“We are excited to take the next step and expand our team with someone who has such a fantastic reputation,” comments O’Heeron.
“The whole team at Cold River Records is overjoyed to welcome John,” said Cold River’s VP/Radio Promotion Jim Dandy. “John’s expertise and passion help continue our label’s commitment to excellence and growing new fans at radio for Drew Baldridge.”
With over 26 years in the music business, Ettinger’s previous roles include VP of Promotion at Mercury Records, leader of Disney’s Carolwood Records promo staff, and head of label-service company The Talent Associates.
“I am a fan of the talented group of promotion staffers Jim and Pete have put together at Cold River, and have been a fan of Drew Baldridge since I first saw him perform two years ago. They are a passionate team who are making great strides in the industry,” said Ettinger. “This new chapter is very exciting for me and I know The Talent Associates is in great hands with Ryan Barnstead!”
Ettinger can be reached at [email protected] or 615-438-7667.
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