Industry Veteran Cheri Cranford Joins The AristoMedia Group as PR & Special Events Manager
28 Aug 2017
Posted by Matt Watkins
(Nashville, Tenn. – Aug. 28, 2017)The AristoMedia Group has announced the addition of Cheri Cranford to the company’s publicity and events division, AristoPR. Cranford, who will serve as PR and Special Events Manager, can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 615-269-7071.
Cranford’s role will consist of working with the PR team in the preparation and execution of PR campaigns as well as the planning and activation of events.
Originally from New York, Cranford transplanted to Nashville over 35 years ago. Most of her music industry career was spent at Sony Music Nashville, formerly Arista Nashville and RCA Label Group. While at Sony, she was Manager, Office Services and Executive Assistant to the music industry’s top label-heads and handled all corporate events for Sony, including efforts surrounding the ACM awards, CMA awards, CMT awards, and the GRAMMY awards. Additionally, Cranford oversaw the planning and execution of the popular Sony Boat experience during Country Radio Seminar for over 10 years. Most recently, Cranford worked as Manager, Human Resources and Executive Assistant to GM/SVP, Program Sales at Rural Media Group/RFD-TV; and General Manager at Streamsound Records.
AristoMedia Group co-owner and AristoPR President, Christy Walker-Watkins comments, “Cheri is excellent at what she does. Her diverse experience working in our industry has provided her with a pulse on many areas in which our company operates, and we are thrilled to have her join our team.” Watkins adds, “Live event opportunities have become a fast-growing segment of our company. Comprised of marketers, branding experts, conceptualists, writers, designers, event planners and consummate tastemakers, Cheri’s strong skills suit the team and the position perfectly.”
Cranford adds, “It is an honor and privilege to work with Christy, Matt and the amazing team at AristoMedia. Through the years, I’ve had the pleasure of working with Jeff Walker and his company, and I am truly excited about this opportunity. I look forward to this next chapter and working with the team to take the already successful AristoMedia to the next level.”
For over thirty-five years, The AristoMedia Group’s publicity services have played a significant role in the careers of new and established artists, companies and events. Additionally, AristoPR specializes in events and tailoring activations to communicate specific brand messages. From creative concepts and planning to event publicity, AristoPR handles a wide range of services. Over the years, the company has handled a diverse list of projects, including awards events, fan engagement parties, holiday parties, grand openings, release events, artist showcases, movie premieres, red carpets, seminars, press trips, charity events and more.
Founded in April 1980 by Jeff Walker as a public relations firm, the AristoMedia Group has grown into a multi-faceted media, marketing, and promotion company. For full details on the company and the various departments, visit www.AristoMedia.com. The company includes specialized departments, including AristoPR(publicity and PR), AristoVideo (video promotion and marketing), AristoDigital(digital development and marketing), Marco Promotions(secondary radio promotion), Marco Club Connection (dance venue marketing) and Jeff Walker & Associates (international marketing, consulting and event programming). The company offers project management and music consulting through Jeff Walker and Associates.
The AristoMedia Group is located at 1620 16th Ave. S., Nashville, TN, 37212. Contact the company at (615) 269-7071 or visit www.AristoMedia.comfor more information.