UMe introduced that TIM PLUMLEY has been promoted to VP/Media & Artist Relations.
In his position, PLUMLEY strategizes and implements 360-degree catalog media campaigns for a various roster of artists, together with frontline album releases and catalog initiatives. With greater than 20 years within the music trade, PLUMLEY collaborates with a number of stakeholders throughout the enterprise to outline long-range plans that may obtain the very best success for each the artists and the label.
He’s based mostly in SANTA MONICA, and reviews to UMe EVP/Media & Artist Relations SUJATA MURTHY, who commented, “TIM is a key member of my communications workforce, the place he continues to develop progressive new methods to advertise our artists and their initiatives throughout a variety of media retailers. He not solely has the belief and respect of our executives and members of the press, however crucially, he’s considered as a real companion by our artists and their administration groups.”
PLUMLEY’s UMe roster spans Rock, Nation, Different, Pop, and Jazz genres, and contains THE BAND/ROBBIE ROBERTSON, THE BEACH BOYS, BOBBIE GENTRY, ELLA FITZGERALD, FRANK ZAPPA, GEORGE HARRISON, GLEN CAMPBELL, JOHNNY CASH, JOHN COLTRANE, JOHN LENNON, LITTLE STEVE VAN ZANDT, LOUIS ARMSTRONG, PETER FRAMPTON, TOM PETTY, THE ROLLING STONES and YUSUF/CAT STEVENS. He additionally oversees press campaigns for the acclaimed vinyl reissue collection, ACOUSTIC SOUNDS and VERVE BY REQUEST.
PLUMLEY joined UMe in 2016 as Director (NET NEWS 7/20/2016)and was promoted to Sr. Director in 2020. Previous to UMe, he oversaw the publicity division at NEW WEST RECORDS and based the boutique music publicity agency, SHAKER MAKER PR, following a six-year stint with INK TANK. He started his music profession as a junior publicist at BRIDENTHAL & ASSOCIATES with BRYN BRIDENTHAL and JULIANA PLOTKIN. PLUMLEY studied journalism at CAL STATE FULLERTON, the place he obtained Bachelor’s of Arts levels in Communications and American Research.