Republic Nashville Taps Lauren Longbine For Dir./Southwest Promotion Succeeding Kristen Johnson
November 2, 2015 at 12:49 PM (PT)
REPUBLIC NASHVILLE has tapped LAUREN LONGBINE for Dir./SOUTHWEST Promotion, effective immediately. She replaces KRISTEN JOHNSON, who joined REPUBLIC NASHVILLE last JULY (NET NEWS 7/24/2014).
LONGBINE is a graduate of THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS and held a previous post as STEEL CITY MEDIA/KANSAS CITY Account Executive. She will be based in NASHVILLE. "We are excited to welcome LAUREN into the 'APE DEN' at REPUBLIC," said REPUBLIC NASHVILLE VP/Promotion MATTHEW HARGIS. "LAUREN's energy and passion for Country music are second to none. A true possibilitarian!" LONGBINE echoed the enthusiasm, saying, "I am humbled for the opportunity to join the REPUBLIC NASHVILLE family and can't wait to live my passion for radio every day out on the road with our amazing artists." Reach out to LONGBINE by phone at (620) 341-0573 or here.
A recently-married JOHNSON (NET NEWS 9/11) has stepped away to pursue other opportunities. "It has been an incredible year with REPUBLIC NASHVILLE, and I am thrilled to move on to my next chapter," said JOHNSON. "LAUREN is enthusiastic and a perfect fit for this region." HARGIS said, "KRISTEN has been an important part of our team, and we'll miss her tenacity and spirit. We wish her all the best."