PR vet Liz Morentin has been named Executive Vice President of Communications and Media, Warner Bros. Records, it was announced today by Cameron Strang, Chairman and CEO, Warner Bros. Records. As a member of the company’s senior management team, Morentin will oversee all communications and media efforts for the company’s roster of artists and corporate initiatives. She will be based in the company’s headquarters in Burbank, California and will report to Warner Bros. Records EVP Peter Gray.
“Liz brings with her a wealth of cutting-edge publicity expertise from a variety of entertainment companies including music, live entertainment, television and digital which are vital elements in modern artist development,” Strang said. “Her vast experience will serve her well as she leads our PR team into the future, broadening the scope of our media and artist opportunities.”
“It’s an honor to work for such a legendary music company as Warner Bros. Records and to work under the excellent leadership of Cameron Strang and Peter Gray,” said Morentin. “I began my career in music, and it’s truly a dream come true to work with Warner Bros.’ extraordinary roster of superstar and developing artists.”
Most recently, Morentin was SVP of Communications and Marketing for Dick Clark Productions, where she led campaigns for such shows as the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music Awards, the Academy of Country Music Awards, the Golden Globes, New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest and more. Previously, she spent five years as VP of Communications for Live Nation’s North American Concert division. She began her career at Scoop Marketing in 1991 and has held posts at Epic Records, Rhino Records, Elektra Records, A&M Records, Arista and J Records.