Republic Nashville, the latest new imprint to sit under the Big Machine umbrella has announced its promo team. Bobby Young Dir. of National Promotion unveiled the identities of this highly anticipated group. Jimmy Harnen is President of this new label and will report to CEO Scott Borchetta. The label’s roster now includes Sunny Sweeney and duo Fast Ryde.
Lois Lewis, a 10-year radio veteran, will join Republic Nashville as Director of West Coast Promotion. A graduate of Arizona State University with majors in Broadcast Journalism, Mass Communication and Spanish, Lewis most recently served as Music Director and On-Air Personality at KNIX/ Phoenix and KIIM/ Tucson.
Shari Roth has been named Director of Midwest/Northeast Promotion of Republic Nashville. Roth has previously served as the Director of Merchandising for Columbia House, Assistant Program Director/ Music Director at WYNY, and as the Director of Midwest Promotion at both Midas and Category 5 Records. Roth most recently served as Director of Midwest Promotion for 1720 Entertainment.
Kathleen Drosey, joins the Republic Nashville team as Promotion Coordinator. Drosey began her career as a Promotion and Publicity intern at Capitol Records Nashville and served as an on-air personality for WGGY Froggy 101 and WMWX Mix 95.7. Drosey most recently served as the Radio Marketing Coordinator and Secondary Promotion rep with Montage Music Group.
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