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SonyBMG Nashville lays off staffers

Friday, January 23, 2009 – The tough state of the music business hit SonyBMG Nashville Thursday.

The web site allaccess.com, which reports about radio and record labels, said that five staffers would let go in the publicity and marketing departments. Let go were BNA Director/Marketing & Artist Development Dan Anderson; RCA Director/Marketing & Artist Development Rachel Fontenot; RCA Director Media Lori Genes, Media Coordinator Michelle Lorge and and Columbia Associate Director of Media Jensen Sussman.

The label includes Alan Jackson, Kenny Chesney and Gretchen Wilson.

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