Worked on campaigns for Clarkson, Aguilera.

Roger Widynowski has been promoted to VP of publicity for RCA Records. Widynowski will continue to report directly to Sherry Ring, senior VP of publicity for RCA and is based in Los Angeles.

Widynowski, who most recently served as senior director, worked his way up the ranks in the RCA publicity department, starting as an assistant in 1995. He has been actively involved in campaigns for some of the label's most successful artists including Kelly Clarkson, Clay Aiken, N'Sync and Christina Aguilera. He has also handled publicity for all of the label's “American Idol” related releases.

"It's great working with artists that give you inspiration, and to be at a label that encourages creativity and expression," says Widynowski of his promotion.

”Roger’s reputation of being a dedicated and innovative publicist has preceded him. During my short time with RCA I have witnessed his skills first hand and feel this is a much deserved promotion," says Ring in a statement.