Julie Greenwald & Steve Leeds at William Paterson University

Julie Greenwald William Paterson University

Music Biz 101 & More is the only FREE advice talk show in America broadcast & podcast on college radio that focuses on the business side of the music & entertainment worlds.  Hosted by William Paterson University’s Dr. Stephen Marcone & Professor David Philp, the show airs each Wednesday at 8pm on WPSC-FM, Brave New Radio.

Julie Greenwald, Atlantic Records Chairman/COO – Music Biz 101 & More: The Podcast

In this episode of the Music Biz 101 & More radio show, Julie Greenwald, Atlantic Records Chairman/COO, talks about how she got her start in the business, her time with Lyor Cohen at Def Jam, why she went to Atlantic Records, how to make it in a “man’s” business, the work ethic needed to get signed to a record deal and then stay signed, and more.  

This is a special podcast.  It’s a one-hour excerpt from a full two-hour interview she did at William Paterson University in April, 2015 with SiriusXM’s Steve Leeds.  Want to see the full interview?  It’s right below:

If you’re not into the video thing, keep reading to browse through our recap.  Our podcast is available at the very bottom of the page and right about…here:

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Don’t forget you can scroll all the way to the bottom of the page for another chance to listen to the podcast!

This Julie Greenwald interview was part of the 2015 Music Management Seminar Series, produced by the Music Management Department at William Paterson University.  Hosted by Steve Leeds, WP Adjunct Professor and Sirius/XM VP Talent & Industry Affairs, we’ll recap Julie’s interview through pictures, Instagram posts, and tweets.

The 2015 series celebrated the role of women in the music industry.  All lectures were recorded and replayed as special Music Biz 101 & More radio shows in June.

Other guests that season included:

  • Julie Greenwald, Chairman/COO of Atlantic Records
  • Alissa Pollack, iHeartRadio Executive Vice President
  • Lee Anne Callahan-Longo, Parkwood Entertainment General Manager

Questions?  Contact Dr. Stephen Marcone: marcones@wpunj.edu

For information about the WP Music Management program, click HERE.


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The recap begins now (mostly tweets):


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We sign off after a little more than an hour.  Remember, the whole she-bang was almost two hours long, so if you want to get that whole aforementioned she-bang, then scroll back to the top of this page and watch the video.

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Below is a list of our other Music Biz 101 & More podcasts.  Click HERE to listen and get great at what you want to do!

  • Steve Leeds – Sirius/XM Radio
  • Karl Guthrie – Entertainment Attorney Extraordinaire
  • Dr. Rob Quicke – Founder of World College Radio Day
  • Dr. E. Michael Harrington – Copyright/Intellectual Property Expert
  • George Dassinger – PR Guru (that means Expert)
  • Aaron Van Duyne – Business Manager for KISS, Dave Matthews Band, and more
  • Harvey Leeds – Personal Manager for Southside Johnny
  • Elena Lanza – Independent Dance Radio Consultant
  • Dr. Dave Demsey – Coordinator Jazz Studies Program, William Paterson University
  • Paul Sinclair – Head of Digital Strategy, Marketing, eCommerce, and Product Development at Atlantic Records
  • Jane Stein – Performing Arts Presenter, William Paterson University
  • Sean Gilday & Rachel Hill – Agents, Blue Raven EntertainmentJulie Greenwald & Steve Leeds at William Paterson University
  • Wayne Chernin – Island & Republic Records
  • Steve Corbin – WEA & Lupo Entertainment
  • Dave Lory – Jeff Buckley/Courtney Love Manager
  • Chris Henderson – Guitarist for 3 Doors Down
  • Frank Robbins – Guitar Tech/Hall & Oates and moe.
  • Howard Freeman – Executive Producer Quick Chek NJ Festival of Ballooning & Rock, Ribs, & Ridges Festival
  • Chris Butler – Songwriter/Guitarist for The Waitresses & Tin Huey
  • Ron Bienstock – Music Business Attorney
  • Rob Fusari – 2-time Grammy Award-winning songwriter/producer
  • Al Cohen – Founder, ACM Records
  • Jim Neglia – Personnel Manager, NJ Symphony Orchestra
  • Lauren Marsh – Independent Artist
  • Rosie Lopez – President, Tommy Boy Entertainment
  • Adam Kornfeld – Booking/Talent Agent, AGI (Artist Group International)
  • Harry Weinger – Universal Music Enterprises & 2-time Grammy winner
  • James Donio – President, Music Business Association
  • Zach Matari/Enki Bello – DIY Artists & Future Stars
  • Michael Kurtz – Co-Founder Record Store Day
  • Angelo Badalamenti – Film & Television Soundtrack Composer  
  • Josh Bernstein – Alternative Press Music Awards Show Producer  
  • Jerry Lembo – Music Business Consultant  
  • Joanne Kelsey – VP Administration, Razor & Tie
  • Sean Rosenberg – Engagement Director at Huge

To read recaps and listen to every Music Biz 101 & More show, just click HERE.

Thanks for listening and, as always, Adios!


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