Karen Goodner Joins All Access
September 8, 2009 at 10:01 AM (PT)
ALL ACCESS Publisher/President/CEO JOEL DENVER has announced an addition to the NASHVILLE office with the hiring of KAREN GOODNER for the position of Editorial Assistant, replacing, MARY LYNNE O'NEAL. MARY LYNNE is being promoted to Assistant Country Editor, stepping in for long-time Ass't Country Editor KELLY DANIEL, who will be leaving the company on OCTOBER 2nd.
GOODNER is most recently of STROUDAVARIOUS RECORDS/NASHVILLE, and prior to that worked for EQUITY MUSIC GROUP and PRIME SOURCE ENTERTAINMENT GROUP. She is a graduate of MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY.
About his new addition to the ALL ACCESS family, JOEL DENVER said: KAREN brings a lot of positive energy and excitement to our NASHVILLE office. She's passionate about the music, has lots of friends at radio and at the labels and shows the kind of enthusiasm that makes you feel happy to be around her. JIM and MARY LYNNE were very high on KAREN for this post, and are very pleased that she's coming aboard too. I am confident KAREN's 'getter done' work ethic will make her a valuable player for ALL ACCESS for years to come."
"I am really excited to have KAREN coming aboard," said Country Editor JIM ASKER. "From the first time we talked with her, it was obvious that she was a perfect fit for the job. She's already hit the ground running and she hasn't even started, and she's looking forward to talking to all of our radio friends. She's going to do great here!"
KAREN said: "I'm thrilled for the opportunity to work with ALL ACCESS. They've already been very welcoming and I felt right away like it would be a great match. I'm anticipating getting to know a bunch more great people at radio and can't wait to get started!"
GOODNER will start at ALL ACCESS on SEPTEMBER 14th. You can contact her at Kgoodner@allaccess.com, and she's looking forward to getting to know everyone in the Country world, so drop her a line.