Angie Martinez, a well known radio personality at Hot 97 in New York, has left her position. Martinez is leaving to host shows on Clear Channel stations Power 105.1 in New York and 103.5 The Beat in Miami.
Sony Music Entertainment has named Jennifer Fowler SVP of U.S. Marketing and Revenue Generation. Fowler was previously SVP of Digital Marketing at RCA.
Artist Group International (AGI) has named Lisa Bashi VP of Operations. Bashi was previously at Live Nation, where she was Director of Accounting for the northeast region.
In other, sadder, industry news…
Lyricist Gerry Goffin has passed away at his home in Los Angeles. Goffin was once married to Carole King. Together, they wrote “Will You Love Me Tomorrow”, ”(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman”, and “The Loco-Motion”. Goffin also wrote “Some Kind of Wonderful” for The Drifters, and many other songs. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1987 and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.