AMY OSLER PROMOTED TO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, MUSIC, CBS TELEVISION STUDIOS
August 28, 2012 - Los Angeles - Amy Osler has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Music, CBS Television Studios. The announcement was made today by David Stapf, President, CBS Television Studios, to whom she will continue to report.
In her position, Osler serves as the liaison between the Network/Studio and the music industry, and is responsible for identifying new and established performers whose music or personal appearances can be integrated into programming across all series.
Osler has been responsible for many creative music integrations since joining CBS Television Studios in 2006. Most recently, she secured a unique collaboration with Grammy winner Green Day and CSI: NY, where songs from Green Day's forthcoming album ¡Uno!, ¡Dos! ¡Tre! will narrate action sequences throughout the episode. Additionally, she secured performances by Carly Rae Jepsen in the season premiere of 90210 and Grammy winners Carrie Underwood and Tony Bennett in the Season Two premiere of BLUE BLOODS.
Osler will continue to work with artists, managers, producers, writers, publishers and record companies in conjunction with music supervisors to secure creative placement of recorded and live music in CBS and CBS Television Studios programs.
"Amy is a valued member of our team. Her relationships with our showrunners and close ties to the music industry have led to creative collaborations that have taken the use of music in our television shows to a higher level," said Stapf. "She is a pioneer in creating new and unique models in which music is integrated into our programming."
From 2004-2006, Osler was Vice President of Television Marketing for Columbia Records, where her job responsibilities included securing placement of current and catalog music in television shows as well as creating performance opportunities for artists in primetime and daytime television.
Osler began her music industry career at MCA Concerts, where she worked from 1991-1995. She transitioned to Sony Music/Columbia Records, where she spent nine years (1995-2004), including the last seven as Vice President of Media for Columbia Records, where she was responsible for placing the company's artists on all late night television shows, award shows and specials in a performance capacity as well as in acting roles.
Osler is a graduate of the University of Arizona, with a bachelor's degree in general studies.