Change is afoot at Cumulus’ 95.5 FM WSM/Nashville, as afternoon personality Lisa Manning will move to mornings and team with Rick Marino for “Marino and Manning.” Station PD Dan Bowen is searching for Manning’s replacement in the afternoon time slot. Interested parties can email materials to him here. Former morning personality Beth Brightwell has exited WSM, which she joined in July 2010 after a decade at WTRS/Ocala. Reach her at 352-875-1530.
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Nathan Cruise has joined the Tenacity Records promotion team as National Dir., effective today. Cruise joins previously announced National Directors Gary Greenberg and Jeff Davis, in addition to SVP Promotion David Haley and label President Mike Kraski. Cruise’s career in music stretches back to 1986, as on-air talent for a Top 40 station. He got into the record promotion business in 1994, and most recently worked with Warner Bros. Nashville. “I am thrilled to add a promotion executive of Nathan’s experience and passion to the Tenacity team,” says Kraski. The Tenacity crew is currently working to promote flagship artist Bill Gentry’s single “This Letter.” Reach Cruise at [email protected] or 615-496-6356.