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ASCAP Names LeAnn Phelan Sr. Creative Dir.

LeAnn Phelan, a music industry veteran with a background in writer relations and A&R, has been tapped as Senior Creative Director for ASCAP’s Nashville office. She will report to Tim DuBois, who recently took the top local post, working as VP and Managing Executive of Operations. ASCAP has been restructuring its Nashville branch, re-focusing it […]

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Sony/ATV Promotes Abbey Burkhalter

Troy Tomlinson, President/CEO of Sony/ATV Music Publishing Nashville, has announced the promotion of Abbey Burkhalter to Creative Director. Formerly Creative Manager, Burkhalter joined Sony/ATV in February 2006. In the past four years, she has been responsible for a significant number of major recordings and singles, and has played an integral role as liaison between Sony/ATV’s Nashville roster and the publishing company’s Los Angeles and New […]

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BMI Expands Duties For Sr. Execs Esworthy, Conlon, O’Neill

BMI President & CEO Del Bryant today (4/5) announced a new alignment in the company’s senior management team, with elevated responsibilities for Nashville based Bruce Esworthy, and New York based Richard Conlon and Michael O’Neill. BMI Chief Financial Officer Esworthy adds new duties as Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration, overseeing Human Resources and Facilities […]

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EMI Nashville Builds Promotion Staff

Senior Vice President Promotion Steve Hodges announces three new EMI Records Nashville staffers today: Chuck Swaney (Director of Promotion, Mid/Southwest), Trudie Daniell (Director of Promotion, Southeast) and Ron Bradley (Director of Promotion, West Coast). Beginning Monday, April 5 all three will work as a liaison between the label and country radio stations across the U.S. […]

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Treehouse Hires Nate Ritches; Compass Adds Emilee Warner

Compass Records Group has tapped Emilee Warner as Director of Publicity and Promotions. She started the role earlier this month and can be reached at [email protected], W: 615-320-7672, or M: 615-418-4846. Compass Records has also signed Richard Julian and will release his album Girls Need Attention May 4. The project was recorded at Norah Jones’s […]

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SESAC Promotes John Mullins

SESAC has promoted John Mullins to the position of Senior Director, Writer/Publisher Relations. The performing rights organization’s longtime employee was formerly Director, Writer/Publisher Relations. As Sr. Director Mullins will continue signing new writers and publishers and providing service to existing writers and publishers, primarily in the Contemporary Christian and Country genres. Mullins is a native […]

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Hall of Fame Names Pamela Johnson VP

Leading cultural arts specialist Pamela Johnson has been named vice president of development at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, Director Kyle Young announced today (3/22). Johnson brings 37 years of executive experience when she begins the new position on Mon., April 5. Reporting directly to Young, Johnson will oversee the Museum’s membership […]

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Marczewski Joins Nine North; EMI Looks At Leasing Back Catalogue

Larry Pareigis, President/Nine North Records, has hired Stan Marczewski as Director Of Promotion, NE/MW, effective Monday, March 29. Most recently, Marczewski worked for Sony Music Nashville as Manager, Strategic Marketing where he created opportunities for artists such as Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, Miranda Lambert, Montgomery Gentry, and Brad Paisley. He was also involved […]

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Matt Hargis Promoted At Capitol; Absolute Publicity Adds Mary Michael

Steve Hodges, Senior Vice President, Promotions for Capitol Records Nashville announced today (3/16) the promotion of Matt Hargis to Director Regional Promotion for the Southeast. He will replace Angela Lange who has joined EMI Records Nashville as Vice President of Promotion. Hargis has been with Capitol Records Nashville since 2006 and has most recently spearheaded […]

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Mayne Named Exec. Dir. of CRB

The Country Radio Broadcasters (CRB) Board of Directors has named Bill Mayne CRB Executive Director, effective April 1, 2010. Mayne, a radio veteran and owner of Nashville-based Mayne Street Consulting, had been serving as the organization’s interim director in recent months. Mayne says he is “honored by this opportunity…and the confidence shown in me by […]

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CMT Promotes Lisa Chader, Anthony Barton

CMT today announced the promotions of Lisa Chader and Anthony Barton, both to Senior Vice President. Chader has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications from Vice President, Corporate Communications, CMT; it was announced today by CMT President Brian Philips. Chader is based in Nashville and reports to Philips. In her new role, she […]

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