Independent music powerhouse and longtime Synchtank client Position Music has announced that Ty Salazar has been promoted to VP, Creative Synch, Film & Television.
Salazar has been with Position Music for over eight years and works closely with Emily Weber, VP, Head of Synch, specializing in film and television synchronization efforts.
During his time at Position Music, he has placed music in high-profile media and top-tier films and shows including Bridgerton, Insecure, Dexter: New Blood, Malignant, On My Block, Riverdale, Batwoman, Selling Sunset, Super Bowl LVI, The Olympics, Peloton, Microsoft, T-Mobile, and more. With over 17 years in the music industry, Salazar has built deep relationships with music supervisors and editors all around the globe.
“Ty and I have been working together since 2005, and since joining me at Position Music eight years ago, he has truly become an integral part of the Position Music team,” Weber said. “With a talent for curating music for synchronization, he has worked hard to earn the trust of our TV & Film clients in many high-profile, music-heavy TV shows and films. Additionally, he has had tremendous success placing our artists in Advertising synch, TV Promos, and Sports. I’m thrilled to elevate him to VP.”
“With a talent for curating music for synchronization, he has worked hard to earn the trust of our TV & Film clients in many high-profile, music-heavy TV shows and films.”
– Emily Weber, Position Music
With Salazar, Position Music has 11 full-time employees on their Synchronization team. The ever-growing synch team has dedicated team members directly servicing clients in Advertising and Brand Partnerships, Trailers and Promos, Film and Television, and Video Games and Interactive Media.
“It is truly an honor to be named Vice President at Position Music. I am both humbled and inspired by our accomplishments and growth over the past eight years. The matching of music to moments is my passion. I am grateful for the opportunity to continue to build and grow with a successful company that values artistry and family at the highest level. I look forward to continuing to match our exceptional artists with opportunities for their music to be heard in Film and Television for many years to come,” said Salazar.
Salazar’s promotion marks another high-profile organizational move for the growing Position Music executive team, which recently hired Delmar Powell (Previously of Republic Records & Downtown Music Publishing) as VP of A&R and J Scavo (Warner Bros. Records & DIsney Music Group) as its GM of Recorded Music and VP of Marketing in the past year. Prior to those hires, the company welcomed Frank Handy (SONGS Music Publishing) as VP, Head of Administration, and Michael Frick (Mophonics, No Friction) as VP of Brand Partnerships & Creative Synch.
In the past year. Position Music has also signed rising artists and songwriters such as Kid Bloom, ¿Téo?, Layto, No Love For the Middle Child, Kyle Reynolds, and more.