The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum Promotes Seven Staffers
The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum announced that seven staff members have been promoted to either associate director or director roles within the museum’s Creative, Guest Relations, Information Technology and Marketing teams.
Pam Carey has been named director of creative project management. In this role, Carey directs the strategy, workload and timelines for all of the museum’s creative and content initiatives.
Nicole Childrey has been promoted to director of digital content. In this role, she oversees the development and implementation of creative, digital content initiatives across the institution, including social media strategy and content marketing.
Luke Wiget will be the museum’s director of creative content responsible for the creation of the museum’s digital storytelling and content marketing. In this role, Wiget oversees a team that is responsible for producing photography, video, motion graphics and radio content for the museum and its properties.
Lindsey Funfgeld, who most recently served as guest relations manager, has been promoted to associate director of guest relations, where she oversees the museum’s guest relations and reservations team.
Johnny Cunningham has been promoted to director of information and technology operations, where he is responsible for the management, strategy and execution of IT infrastructure for the organization while building a technology roadmap for the future.
Kaley Daeger will become the museum’s director of information and technology business solutions, where she provides oversight and counsel on recommended uses of technology to achieve strategic goals and initiatives, as well as on future technology needs and emerging technologies.
Tori Tarvin has been elevated to the role of director of marketing. In this role, Tarvin is responsible for the institution’s marketing strategy, paid media, promotions and partnerships, digital distribution channel management, email marketing efforts, project management, and music and media licensing.
YEP Celebrates 10th Anniversary with YEPPIES
Last week YEP (Young Entertainment Professionals) marked its 10th anniversary with its first-ever YEPPIES, a digital award show honoring the organization’s outstanding members.
In the past decade the non-profit networking group for the entertainment industry has grown to more than 38,000 members across all social media platforms with chapters in Nashville and Los Angeles.
Favorite Songwriter: Emily Falvey
Favorite Nashville Venue: The Basement East
Most Active YEP Board Alum: Andrew Cohen
Favorite Manager: Carrie Lelwica
Favorite Publicist: Mary Katelyn Price
Best Mentor: Rachel Guttmann
Favorite Tour Manager: Carrie Lelwica
Favorite Photographer: Rachel Deeb
Favorite Social Media Manager: Jacquie Painten
Most Active YEP Member: Corey Horn
Favorite Up-And-Coming Artist: Tenille Arts
Favorite Videographer: Randy Shaffer
Favorite Producer: Corey Horn
Songs For Sound Announces New Co-Director
Songs for Sound, a Nashville-based organization working to protect and restore hearing for the 400 million people worldwide who suffer from hearing loss, has hired Miranda Weidle as Managing Dir. of Partnerships, Loyalty, and Audiological Care. She will work alongside Founder and CEO Jaime Vernon.
Weidle, an audiologist for 20 years, will oversee daily operations, strategic planning, industry partnerships and campaigns aimed to increase the standards of audiological care. She is married to country artist Jimmy Charles and the founder of YouniqueNashville, an artist branding, management and booking company.
To date, Songs for Sound has given over 26,000 people free hearing tests and support nationwide.
Weidle can be reached at email@example.com.