Leigh Parr Joins UMG Nashville As Director, Media Marketing

Leigh Parr

Leigh Parr

UMG Nashville announces today that Leigh Parr has joined the Media Marketing department. Parr, Director of Media Marketing, will oversee publicity and media outreach for artists including George Strait, Scotty McCreery, Little Big Town, Eric Paslay and Dierks Bentley. She replaces Taryn Pray, who has left to launch her own venture.

Parr brings nearly 12 years of industry experience to UMG Nashville. Following her graduation from the University of Alabama, she spent nearly five years with William Morris Agency, followed by three years in management with McGhee Entertainment. Most recently, she served as an independent publicist with PR firm, Essential Broadcast Media.

“I could not be more thrilled to have Leigh join our publicity team at UMG Nashville,” explains Lori Christian, VP, Media Marketing. “She brings with her not only a rich background in publicity but management and agency experience as well that will benefit not only our publicity team but our overall marketing team. I have worked with Leigh on many projects over the years and have always been impressed with her dedication, hard work and passion. ”

Parr can be reached at [email protected].

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