Republic Records promotes to Executive Vice President of Media and Artist Relations, effective immediately, as announced today by Founder and Chairman Monte Lipman.
Carozza will continue to be based in Republic’s New York headquarters and report to Lipman.
In his expanded role, Carozza will continue to be responsible for the label’s media department and oversee press strategy, as well as help foster artist development across Republic’s roster. Additionally, he will play an integral role in a wide range of company and executive initiatives.
“Joe Carozza’s creative instincts, attention to detail, and rapport with the artist community is brilliant,” Lipman remarked. “This announcement not only recognizes his extraordinary talent and rapid trajectory, but also identifies Joe as a true leader in this industry.”
Carozza commented, “The past five years have been an incredible ride. There is nothing like working alongside Republic’s dynamic executive team led by Monte and Avery who set the tone every day for our pursuit of excellence, personally and on behalf of our roster. It’s an honor to represent the artists who are at the forefront of our culture and so rewarding to play a part in breaking the next generation of superstars alongside Republic’s incredible media dream team.”
Since joining Republic in 2013, Carozza has developed and guided unprecedented strategic campaigns for marquee artists including Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, The Weeknd, and more, while working with his team to break new artists. Carozza began his career in public relations at entertainment industry PR powerhouse Rogers & Cowan followed by an impressive tenure at Sony’s Epic Records.