CMT RADIO NETWORK ADDS JENN NIXON AS NEW MORNING REPORTER
Nixon to Broadcast Daily to CMT Radio Affiliates Beginning Tuesday, April 13
NASHVILLE – April 7, 2010 – CMT Radio Network has added Jenn Nixon as the new morning reporter; it was announced today by Jean Williams, director, CMT Radio Network. Nixon will serve as CMT’s live on-air correspondent for more than 30 markets nationwide, including WIRK in West Palm Beach, Fla.; KZSN in Wichita, Kan.; KAJA San Antonio, Texas; KTST Oklahoma City, Okla.; and WSOC Charlotte, N.C. Nixon joins CMT from WJNO in West Palm Beach, Fla. where she was most recently the assistant program director for the Clear Channel station. Nixon will begin her live morning broadcasts on Tuesday, April 13.
“We are very excited to have Jenn join the CMT Radio team as our new morning correspondent. She brings with her an incredible passion for country music and the artists,“ said Williams. “Jenn's experience and enthusiasm will be a great addition to the CMT Radio Network affiliates morning shows.”
A lifelong country music fan and Palm Beach County native, Nixon has worked in radio since 2002 with stints at 107.9 WIRK and 97.9 WRMF, both in West Palm Beach. Nixon replaces Emilee Warner, who recently joined Compass Records Group as director of publicity and promotions.
The CMT Radio Network is a broadcasting partner to Westwood One and seeks to provide the most complete coverage of music and entertainment news available to country radio stations around the United States and has over 150 active affiliates. Stations interested in becoming a CMT Radio Network affiliate should contact Westwood One.
CMT, a unit of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and entertainment, reaching more than 90 million homes in the U.S. CMT and its website, CMT.com, offer an unparalleled mix of music, news, live concerts and series and is the top resource for country music on demand. The network’s digital platforms include the 24-hour music channel, CMT Pure Country, CMT Mobile and CMT VOD.
MTV Networks, a division of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is one of the world’s leading creators of entertainment content, with brands that engage and connect diverse audiences across television, online, mobile, games, virtual worlds and consumer products. The company’s portfolio spans more than 150 television channels and 400 digital media properties worldwide, and includes MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, Harmonix, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., TeenNick, AddictingGames, Neopets, COMEDY CENTRAL, SPIKE, TV Land, Atom, GameTrailers and Xfire.
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