Warner Chappell Music has announced the hiring of Sophie Hopkins as the new Director of Synchronization for its Nashville operations.
In her new role, Hopkins will oversee and develop new business in the Nashville market with a focus on clients across the television and film industry in addition to the full digital media landscape.
“Nashville is an incredibly important location for our team where we will continue to invest and expand our efforts. With the addition of Sophie and her expertise across high end clients, our position in the market only continues to elevate,” shares Rich Robinson, EVP, Global Sync and Media Original Music, WCM.
Ben Vaughn, President & CEO, WCM Nashville adds: “Sync is a vital part of our business—it opens up some incredible opportunities for our songwriters to be heard by entirely new audiences and we’re committed to growing and strengthening those efforts here in Nashville. Sophie’s extensive experience with creatives of all types makes her an excellent addition to the team and I know that she’ll put our songwriters first and always remain focused on their best interests.”
Hopkins joins Warner Chappell from Big Yellow Dog Music, where she spent the past four years in sync. Her previous career stops include time at Heavy Hitters Music in Los Angeles.
The Indianapolis native moved to Nashville at 18 to attend Belmont University, where she also had the opportunity to live and intern in both New York City and Los Angeles during undergrad.
“I’ve spent the better part of my life obsessed with the perfect pairing of song and scene and can’t imagine a better place than Warner Chappell to continue my career doing so,” Hopkins shares. “I am over the moon to be working not only with this incredible catalog of songs, but to join a team that is so passionate about putting the songwriters first!”