Jim Raley has joined CMT as Director of Special Events, it was announced yesterday (5/14) by Suzanne Norman, SVP of Strategy and Business Operations, CMT. Based in Nashville and reporting to Norman, Raley will be responsible for the production of non-televised events for the network.
Raley joins at a critical time as CMT preps for its annual CMT Music Awards on June 6 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Working closely with Viacom Media Network’s special events team, Raley’s team will oversee such aspects as ticketing, audience fulfillment, and pre and post-party events. He will serve as the primary point of contact for hospitality vendors.
Raley has relocated to Nashville from Atlanta, GA, where he has served in a variety of hospitality, entertainment and project management positions worldwide over the last 17 years. His career includes time at Princess Cruises based in Santa Clarita, Calif., Entertainment Design Group in Atlanta, Ga., and Delta Airlines.
Congratulate Raley at [email protected].