Tracy Zamot has been promoted to Vice President, East Coast Media Relations for Atlantic Records, based at the company’s New York headquarters. The announcement was made by Atlantic Senior Vice President of Media & Artist Relations Patti Conte, to whom she will report. In her new post, Zamot will continue to work closely with Vice President of Media Relations Caroline Prutzman. Zamot has been with Atlantic since 1992, most recently serving as senior director of media relations.
In making the announcement, Patti Conte commented: “In her ten years with Atlantic, Tracy has grown into one of the most admired and effective publicists in our industry. She brings a real music fan’s knowledge and passion to her work, combined with true dedication and a refreshing, down-to-earth approach. Tracy has earned the enthusiastic support of our artists and their managers and, most importantly, widespread respect within the media community. I’m very proud of all she has accomplished and am very happy to announce her much-deserved promotion to VP.”
Zamot joined Atlantic Records’ media relations department in 1992 and was named Manager of National Tour Publicity the following year. Advancing through the department’s ranks, she was subsequently promoted to manager of media relations and then associate director. Immediately prior to being appointed Vice President, Zamot had been Senior Director of Media Relations since 1997. Zamot began her career in 1990 as a publicity assistant at Arista Records in Los Angeles, followed by a stint at Capitol Records before relocating to New York.