• Bill Carpenter 
    Tyscot Records Publicist

    Bill is a graduate of The American University in Washington, D.C.
    After internships at The Smithsonian Institution and the Vietnam
    Veterans of America, he launched his career as a freelance journalist
    for People Magazine, The Washington Post, Living Blues and a wide
    range of music-oriented magazines.
    Bill worked in politics as a media consultant for Bill Clinton's first
    Presidential campaign and Coretta Scott King's 30th Anniversary March
    on Washington. He then handled PR for R&B acts such as Aaliyah and
    Phyllis Hyman before Sparrow Records' President, Bill Hearn, recruited
    him to handle publicity for black gospel acts on Sparrow (and later
    for EMI Gospel) for seven years. Over the years, Bill has handled
    media campaigns for gospel personalities ranging from veteran artists
    such as Bishop T.D. Jakes and CeCe Winans to newcomers such as Bri
    (Briana Babineaux) and Casey J. Since 2015, Bill has been Tyscot's
    in-house publicist.