Charlie Amter is a Los Angeles-based A&R representative on staff at Warner/Chappell Music publishing, specializing in electronic dance music and international pop.
He works out of the Warner Music Group-owned publisher’s West Los Angeles office, where he also runs all of Warner/Chappell's social media for the company. He’s also a writer and was an A&R consultant on retainer for New York’s Ultra Records in 2011, which led to his full time hire at Warner/Chappell in January of 2012. A former Los Angeles Times staff writer and past frequent Times contributor to the paper’s Calendar section, Amter has covered nightlife, music and the occasional event for Tribune’s largest daily paper. Additionally, Amter has reported on LA nightlife, hospitality & late night trends for Blackbook Magazine and his past work has appeared in publications ranging from Spin Magazine to England’s Guardian newspaper. Amter has previously worked as an online editor/producer at companies such NBC/Universal’s E! online to working at the National Director level doing publicity for labels such as Virgin Records. Amter has spoken on several panels at conferences such as By:Larm in Oslo, CMW in Toronto, SXSW in Austin, Tune In Tel Aviv and more. For more, see this interview with Amter.