NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) – RCA has announced that they’ve promoted Russ Jones to the position of President, Video Network Relations & Branding, RCA Records. Jones previously held the title of Vice President, Promotion & Lifestyle Marketing.
In his new role, Jones will be responsible for all video promotion and branding campaigns for RCA across all video network outlets. Jones will continue to be based in the company’s New York offices and will report to to Joe Riccitelli, EVP, Promotion/GM, RCA Records and Geo Bivins, SVP, Urban Promotion.
Jones started his career at Elektra Entertainment in 1998 and joined J Records at its inception in September, 2000. Throughout the years Jones has proven himself to be an invaluable member of the Urban Promotion team. Over the course of his career, he has played a role in the careers of artists such as Alicia Keys, Jamie Foxx, A$AP Rocky, Kid Ink and many others.
In September 2009 Jones was included in Billboard’s “30 under 30” list of the top industry power players under the age of 30. – Staff Writers