(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) —
Alison Hearne has been named national director, rock promotion for Artemis Records, based at the company's headquarters in New York City. She will report to Artemis Director, National Promotion Manny Simon. "It is so wonderful to find someone with Alison's experience that lives and breathes rock," said Simon. "She will be a fantastic fit with all of our new and heritage artists."
Prior to joining Artemis Records, Hearne was most recently manager,college and metal specialty promotion/rock & aternative radio promotion coordinator for Universal Records. She began her career as programming coordinator/on-air personality at Black Crow Broadcasting in Daytona, FL in 1998. In 2001, she was named on-air onnouncer at WBAB in Long Island, NY. In 2003, she became video promotion coordinator/crossover radio assistant for Capitol Records. Later that year, she was named manager, college and metal specialty promotion/rock and alternative radio promotion coordinator for Universal Records, a position she held for a year. –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen