Sony/ATV Music Publishing Nashville has named Anna Weisband as Vice President, Creative. In this role, Weisband is responsible for contributing to the company’s A&R strategy, creating marketing opportunities for Sony/ATV’s catalog, fostering relationships with songwriters, and helping to discover and sign new songwriter talent.
“Anna Weisband is a star. Her passion for supporting and developing songwriters, combined with her ability to creatively implement ideas, makes her one of the most effective young executives on Music Row. She understands how to connect with songwriters at their core, which is crucial in this business. I’m proud to have worked with Anna throughout her career and thrilled to see all the amazing things she will accomplish here at Sony/ATV,” said Sony/ATV Nashville’s CEO Rusty Gaston.
Weisband said, “Joining the Sony/ATV Nashville team has been the most unexpected yet inspiring transition of my career. I’m so excited to continue working under the fearless leadership of my longtime champion Rusty Gaston. I believe whole-heartedly that this family of songwriters and creatives can achieve anything together. I’m honored to be a part of this new era at Sony/ATV Music Publishing!”
A graduate of Belmont University, Anna began her career as a THiS Music intern in 2012, quickly establishing herself as a young executive on Music Row. Later in her career, Weisband began carrying out A&R duties including talent discovery, collaboration creation, artist management, and song placement for the company’s roster of 14 award-winning songwriters, producers, and artists, including two-time ASCAP Songwriter of the Year Ben Hayslip, Hall of Fame songwriter Tim Nichols, and GRAMMY Award winner Emily Weisband. In 2017 Anna was promoted to Vice President at THiS Music at the age of 23, a position she earned after five years at the Warner Chappell joint venture, led by co-owner/General Manager Rusty Gaston.
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