Essential Music Publishing Promotes Belmont Alumna to Director of Publishing Administration

Belmont alumna Andie Rankins was promoted to director of publishing administration at Essential Music Publishing, a division of Provident/Sony Music Entertainment where she manages the administration of a growing catalog of award-winning copyrights. With a Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music, Rankins graduated with the class of 2003. 

Previously, she served as EMP’s manager of publishing administration where she took the lead on the conception and development of the intuitive new online licensing tool for the company’s catalog. Rankins also works to advance the growth of the publishing administration section of the company and expand the metadata initiatives. 

In a recent press release through Merge PR, Tony Hemmings, president of Provident Entertainment, said, “Andie’s promotion is a reflection of her hard work and dedication as well as her leadership and vision. Her role will be invaluable as we continue our focus of providing value-added licensing and administration services for our writers and publishers.”

With multiple promotions across the organization, Rankins shared her gratitude and excitement for the next step in her career with the public relations firm Merge PR here.