CMT Promotes Patat; Hires Snapp

CMT SVP/Communications Kurt Patat has been promoted to SVP/Communications for Paramount Network and CMT. He'll oversee publicity teams in New York, Los Angeles and Nashville for both brands and will report to Pres./Paramount Network, TV Land & CMT Kevin Kay. "He's a great leader who's savvy, tactical, highly-creative, and very passionate about our brands," says Kay. Reach Patat here. Additionally, the network has hired Warner Music Nashville Mgr./Creative Services Lauryn Snapp as CMT Radio Producer/Digital Content & Strategy. "Everyone who works with Lauryn is struck by her gift for storytelling, creative prowess, and unique ability to actualize and manage creatively complex projects," says CMT Radio Exec. Producer Ashlee McDonald. Reach Snapp here.