ASCAP Hires Nicole Carbone-Rogers as New Head of Events
January 16, 2019
NEW YORK, January 16, 2019: ASCAP, the American Society of Composer, Authors and Publishers, the world leader in public performing rights and advocacy for music creators, today announces the appointment of Nicole Carbone-Rogers as Senior Vice President and Head of Events. Effective February 11th, Carbone-Rogers will be responsible for the successful execution of ASCAP’s major awards shows and other key ASCAP events as part of ASCAP’s mission to elevate and honor the contributions of its songwriter, composer and music publisher members.
ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews commented: “ASCAP Award Shows and other key events are an important part of ASCAP’s overall brand and member engagement strategy. Nicole has an outstanding track record producing unique and stellar events in the music and media sectors that honor talent and excite guests.”
Added ASCAP EVP/CMO Lauren Iossa: “Nicole is one of our industry’s most innovative and successful events professionals. We are thrilled to add her deep roots in music and her expertise in experiential and live event production to ensure that we offer the most inspiring, exciting and brand-forward events possible for our songwriters, composers and publishers as well as for our community of guests.”
Nicole Carbone-Rogers most recently was Head of Experiential Marketing & Live Production at Pandora Media, Inc. where she was responsible for managing over 75 events annually, including events, conferences and live experiences and branding for Pandora and partner/advertiser brands.
Prior to Pandora, Carbone-Rogers held senior events and marketing positions at Billboard where she was Director of Events & Marketing, and at Prometheus Global Media as Marketing Director of Conferences and Events. Among her accomplishments was bringing Billboard’s Power Players lists to life, including the Women in Music and Power 100 events.
Carbone-Rogers has a B.A. from SUNY Stony Brook, and is a Committee Member for T.J. Martell New York and a board member for the Arthritis Foundation.
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a professional membership organization of songwriters, composers and music publishers of every kind of music. ASCAP's mission is to license and promote the music of its members and foreign affiliates, obtain fair compensation for the public performance of their works and to distribute the royalties that it collects based upon those performances. ASCAP members write the world's best-loved music and ASCAP has pioneered the efficient licensing of that music to hundreds of thousands of enterprises who use it to add value to their business - from bars, restaurants and retail, to radio, TV and cable, to Internet, mobile services and more. The ASCAP license offers an efficient solution for businesses to legally perform ASCAP music while respecting the right of songwriters and composers to be paid fairly. With more than 690,000 members representing more than 11.5 million copyrighted works, ASCAP is the worldwide leader in performance royalties, service and advocacy for songwriters and composers, and the only American performing rights organization (PRO) owned and governed by its writer and publisher members. Learn more and stay in touch at www.ascap.com, on Twitter and Instagram @ASCAP and on Facebook.
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Cathy Halgas Nevins, ASCAP