The AristoMedia Group Announces Promotions and Redefined Positions

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - April 2, 2014 - PRLog -- (Nashville, Tenn. – March 31, 2014) Marketing, promotions and PR firm, The AristoMedia Group has announced several staff elevations and redefined positions within the company. The announcement is made in conjunction with the 34th anniversary of the firm.

Longtime AristoMedia Group employee, Craig Bann, has been promoted to Executive Vice President and will oversee all aspects of promotion, marketing and project management for the group’s ventures.  Bann has been with the company for 25 years and served as Sr. Vice President of Promotion and Marketing since 2011. Bann can be reached at

Matt Watkins has been elevated to Vice President of Marketing & Company Operations, upped from Director of Operations. Watkins will administer all functions of the company, in addition to leading the company’s DownCast service, which provides media outlets with free, broadcast-quality video content via e-blast, as well as assisting company CEO, Jeff Walker, with his domestic and international consulting business, Jeff Walker & Associates and the company’s online digital distribution service, called GMV Nashville. Watkins will also continue to support the company’s PR division, Aristo P.R. He started with the company in 2003. He can be reached at

Jon Walker, whose tenure at The AristoMedia Group started in 1999, has been promoted to Vice President of Digital Services. Walker manages the department’s digital endeavors, which include web design and development, social network management, fan-base management, viral marketing campaigns and strategic content placement.  Among the AristoWorks accounts Walker oversees are digital services for Blue Tractor Design, The Buntin Group, Jamie O’Neal, Julie Ingram, Rachele Lynae, Resnik Music Group and more.  Walker can be reached at

Christy Watkins is named Vice President of Publicity.  Now in her tenth year at The AristoMedia Group, Watkins is upped from Sr. Director of Publicity and will continue to lead the company’s publicity and public relations division, Aristo P.R., as well as oversee all PR initiatives for The AristoMedia Group.  Watkins handles publicity for Amber Hayes, Austin Webb, Country Radio Broadcasters, Country Radio Seminar, Dakota Bradley, Jaida Dreyer, Maggie Sajak, Robby Armstrong, Small Town Pistols, Streamsound Music Group, Travis Tritt and various other projects.  She can be reached at

In making the announcement, AristoMedia Group CEO Jeff Walker stated, “Everyday I become more and more proud of my staff.  Being such a small company in a fast-moving industry, our staff must work efficiently and effectively – and they do just that! These four individuals have contributed so much to Aristo and have made our operations work like a well-oiled machine.”

The AristoMedia Group was initially founded as a public relations firm, but steadily grew into a multi-faceted media, marketing and promotion company since its start in April 1980.  The AristoMedia Group currently houses five specialized departments: Aristo P.R. (publicity and PR), AristoVideo (video promotion and marketing), AristoWorks (new media), Marco Promotions (secondary and tertiary radio promotion) and Marco Club Connection (dance venue marketing).  AristoMedia Group sister companies are DownCast Server (content delivery service), GMV Nashville (digital distribution) and Jeff Walker & Associates (project management and domestic and international consulting). The AristoMedia Group employs 15 full-time and part-time employees.

The AristoMedia Group is located at 1620 16th Ave. S., Nashville, TN, 37211.  Contact the company at (615) 269-7071 or visit for more information.
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