Columbia Nashville Adds Two To Promo Department

Senior Vice President, Promotion, Columbia Nashville Shane Allen has announced the addition of Lauren Longbine as Director, Southeast Promotion to the label. Lyndsay Church has been named Director, Northeast Promotion, effective immediately. Both positions will report to Allen.

“The entire Columbia team is extremely excited to have Lauren join our staff. Her reputation as a promotion all-star and sincere passion for her artists and their music is undisputed,” he said.

Longbine joins from Big Machine Label Group, where she served as Director of Southwest/Midwest Regional Promotion & Marketing, leading promotions effort in the region for artists including Florida Georgia Line, Brett Young, and Danielle Bradbery. A University of Kansas alumna, she was also previously an account executive at Steel City Media.

“I’m very grateful to Steve Hodges and Shane Allen for this exciting opportunity to take on a new region in the next chapter of my career. The Columbia Nashville team is white-hot right now, and I can’t wait to hit the ground running!” enthused Longbine.

Longbine will assume her role beginning Jan. 1, 2019.

Church joined Columbia Nashville as Manager, Regional Promotion in 2016, supporting the label’s roster of artists including Luke Combs, Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, Mitchell Tenpenny, and Tenille Townes. Her previous stops include Red Light Management, Capitol Records Nashville, and Loomis, Sayles & Company.

Lyndsay Church

Lauren Longbine


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