Manage the marketing, communications and community engagement initiatives for this statewide public media company comprised of nine television stations, 17 radio stations and an innovative digital media and education division. Collaborate with all levels of GPB management, producers, talent and external partners to plan and implement promotion for GPB programming, including PBS, NPR and GPB Original productions such as Georgia Traveler and Georgia Outdoors.
Major achievements include:
Cultivated statewide strategic partnerships to maximize GPB’s visibility and impact of organizational initiatives including The Atlanta History Center, The Carter Center, The CDC, The Columbus River Center, Emory University, Fort Stewart and the Augusta-Richmond County Partnership for Families and Children.
Generate national and international media coverage for annual CMA events, including the top-rated “CMA Awards” CBS Television broadcast and Fan Fair music festival. Arrange recording artists’ participation in CMA activities. Serve as editor and feature writer for monthly membership publication “Close Up” and additional publications, including “CMA Awards” program book, Fan Fair program book and Country Radio Directory.
Key contributions include:
Secured media coverage and developed press kit materials for CMT corporate and network programming. Assisted with special events for CMT and sister cable network TNN: The Nashville Network, including presentations at the Television Critics Association annual meeting.
Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN
Studies included internships with the Country Music Association and Jim Owens Productions
Production Management, Film Marketing, Scriptwriting and Film History
Watkins Institute, Nashville, TN