Music-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
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.