Gary Kraen

VP of Programming & Ops
WRLT/Lightning 100

Gary Kraen
VP Programming & Operations /CCO
Producer, Live on the Green Music Festival
Producer, Music Business Radio
Tuned In Broadcasting, Inc | WRLT | Lightning100
1310 Clinton Street Suite 215 | Nashville, TN 37203
o: 615.242.5600 ext 2300 f: 615.523.2151
c: 615.504.8766
2018, 2017, 2016 FMQB AAA Radio Station of the Year
2018 Marconi Award Nominee - Rock Station of the Year
2018 TN Radio Hall of Fame Luther Award Recipient
NAB 2016 Crystal Award Recipient

MBA Marquette University
Leadership Music 2017
Billboard Magazine’s 2016 Top 25 Rock Programmers

Managing or co-managing all properties under the TIB umbrella. Creation and implementation of programming strategies for our Lightning 100 “lifestyle” brand including on-air & on-line product (music, video, imaging, and presentation as well as specialty show production); Concert and events talent booking/production/promotion including “Live on the Green Music Festival,” “Nashville Sunday Night” (23rd year of weekly live broadcast), and other “L100 Presents” Concerts; Producer for Award Winning Music Business Radio since 2006; Responsible for community & audience engagement initiatives (from non-profit partnership development to local event creation, production, and activations); FCC compliance; and all financial reporting & tax compliance. Partner/co-owner of New Millennium Music, LLC (music publishing) and Big Studios (recording) Nashville.

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