Warner Nashville names promotion chief

Chris Stacey, a co-founder of Lost Highway Records back in the day, has been named senior vice president and head of radio promotion at Warner Music Nashville. He will lead a newly tweaked radio team at the label, which is home to Big & Rich, Faith Hill and Jeff Foxworthy, among others.
Feb 25, 2010 12:17 PM

Another Eddie George business item

The former Titan is going to help market a Massachusetts company's natural sweetener product.
"We hope Eddie can help us bring SUSTA and Healthy Dairy to the attention of those health activists, such as Dr. Oz and the NFL organization, that are already leading the country’s battle against diabetes and obesity," said McCarthy.
Feb 24, 2010 10:46 AM

How Bridgestone Arena will look

The Nashville Predators and Bridgestone Americas this morning made official their naming-rights deal for the downtown arena. For more info, check this story. Meanwhile, here are some images of how the signage on what is now the Sommet Center will change.
Feb 23, 2010 11:24 AM

Arena gets gravitas to go with new name

Five-year deal brings 'national exposure and credibility;' Sports Authority may waive approval meeting
Feb 23, 2010 11:18 AM

The Food Biz: City chefs may soon feast on stellar culinary award

Also: O'Charley's e-marketing push and fund-raiser features affordable tipple [From our print edition featured in Monday's City Paper]
Feb 21, 2010 11:01 AM

Auto consultants drive into downtown Franklin

Urban Science, a retail consulting firm based in the same Detroit office complex General Motors calls home, has set up a nine-person shop just off Franklin's Public Square. Plans call for the addition of a few more staffers this year as the 33-year-old firm begins to work its auto-related marketing magic.
Feb 17, 2010 3:25 PM

O'Charley's shifting marketing money online

DMNews has some details about a recent Valentine's Day online marketing push from O'Charley's and its new e-mail agency, BrightWave Marketing out of Atlanta. More broadly, the Nashville-based restaurant chain (Ticker: CHUX) now sees the e-mail channel as a more vibrant way to reach customers and has adjusted its budget accordingly.
Feb 16, 2010 2:02 PM

Promotions at Seigenthaler PR

Seigenthaler Public Relations has promoted five of its people and hired an account coordinator who has moved here from Florida. Ryan Witherell has been named vice president of client services and new media, adding the second half of that title to his work. Similarly, Nicole Cottrill will focus more on sales as the firm's new vice president of client services and business development. In addition, Philip McGowan has been promoted from account supervisor to director of client services. Lydia King and Nate West have been named account executives. Both were previously account coordinators. Filling in behind them is new Account Coordinator Michelle Weidner, who previously was with Visit Florida and Capital City Bank in Tallahassee.
Feb 11, 2010 10:54 AM

Local named partner at interactive marketing firm

Rosetta Marketing Group has promoted Nashville-based Steve Gustafson to partner. Gustafson has been with the interactive marketing agency — which counts Tractor Supply and LifeWay among its local clients — since the latter acquired Brulant in 2008.
Feb 8, 2010 9:53 AM

Nissan's marketing VP Brazil-bound

As part of a broader executive shuffle, Nissan has promoted its North American Vice President of Marketing Christian Meunier to run its Brazil unit. There's no replacement yet and North America sales chief Brian Carolin will fill the gap for now.
Feb 8, 2010 8:47 AM