Esposito Speaks to Students About Career in Music Industry

Posted on 10/19/2015 8:31:35 AM

John EspositoMusic-industry mogul John Esposito (’78), a 2011 recipient of an IUP Distinguished Alumni Award, summarized his long career in the entertainment business on Oct. 16 to Journalism and Public Relations Department majors.

Esposito spoke colorfully of his start in the business as a clerk in a Washington, D.C.-area music store and his rise to president and CEO of Warner Music/Nashville.

As an IUP undergraduate, Esposito chaired several Student Cooperative Association Activities Board committees, joined Delta Tau Delta fraternity, hosted a show on the student-operated campus television station, DJd a WIUP-FM program, wrote for The Penn, and served as a paramedic for Citizen’s Ambulance Service.