NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) – Republic Records has today (Jan. 7) announced the promotion of Joseph Carozza to executive vice president of media and artist relations, effective immediately.
In his expanded role, Carozza will continue to be responsible for the label’s media department overseeing press strategy and helping to foster artist development across Republic’s roster in addition to contributing to a wide range of company and executive initiatives.
He will continue to be based in Republic’s New York headquarters and will report to label founder and Chairman Monte Lipman.
“Joe Carozza’s creative instincts, attention to detail, and rapport with the artist community are brilliant,” Lipman said in a statement. “This announcement not only recognizes his extraordinary talent and rapid trajectory but also identifies Joe as a true leader in this industry.”
“The past five years have been an incredible ride,” Carozza added. “There is nothing like working alongside Republic’s dynamic executive team led by Monte and Avery who set the tone every day for our pursuit of excellence, personally and on behalf of our roster. It’s an honor to represent the artists who are at the forefront of our culture and so rewarding to play a part in breaking the next generation of superstars alongside Republic’s incredible media dream team.”
Carozza joined Republic in 2013 and has developed and guided campaigns for Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, The Weeknd and others. He previously held positions with Rogers & Cowan and Sony’s Epic Records.