Industry Ink (6/24/14)

bmi-logo1111featuredBMI is accepting applications for the role of Public Relations Director. The role will be based in Nashville. The Public Relations Director plans, directs, and coordinates public relations functions, including showcases, No. 1 parties, dinners, panels, workshops and other special events. Additionally, the Public Relations director will develop press materials and assist in national publicity campaigns for BMI as directed, among other duties.

Requirements include a minimum of five years experience in the music/entertainment industry within public relations, promotions and event management. For a full list of responsibilities and requirements for this role, and to view other openings at BMI, visit

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Brent Daughrity

Brent Daughrity

Anderson Benson Insurance & Risk Management has added Brent Daughrity as a broker focusing on entertainment, hospitality, commercial and personal clients. He recently worked as an insurance advisor with Tennessee Farmers Mutual Insurance. Daughrity is a member of the Association of Independent Music Publishers, was involved in the 19th annual Key West Songwriters Festival.

His wife, Frannie Preston Daughrity, is the granddaughter of long-time CEO of BMI Frances Williams Preston.

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Brooke Diaz

Big Machine Records has welcomed Brooke Diaz as a new West Coast regional. Brooke previously served as MD/Morning Show Co-host for KWOF in Denver. She fills the vacacy left by Kris Lamb, who has moved to Dot Records as National Director. Diaz will begin in her new role on June 30.

“I am ecstatic to join the Big Machine family. I love radio but music surrounds that passion. I can’t wait to get started representing this powerhouse Big Machine artist roster,” stated Brooke.

She can be reached before June 30 at, and at beginning June 30.

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biscuit love truck11Fans of Biscuit Love Truck can soon enjoy their tasty creations in a brick and mortar store. Biscuit Love Brunch will open in the Gulch this fall.

Owners Sarah and Karl Worley plan to open Biscuit Love Brunch (“A Brunch Place Born in the South”) in the Gulch this fall. Biscuit Love Brunch will open at 316 11th Ave. S., and hours will be from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. daily, with late-night hours on Fridays and Saturdays.


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