Lisa Chader 

CMT

Lisa Chader is Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications for CMT, a unit of Viacom’s MTV Networks, based in Nashville.  She is responsible for creating and executing network and program publicity strategies for original series, special events and corporate strategy across all of CMT brands. 

Previously, Chader was director of corporate communications for MTV Networks in Los Angeles, where she served as publicist on such shows as Comedy Central’s “South Park” and “Chappelle's Show,” and VH1’s “Surreal Life”.  She began her public relations career at TBS Superstation, working both in LA and Atlanta where she publicized documentaries, original movies and events.  

Chader is a native of Atlanta and is a graduate of Florida State University.  With 20 years of experience in television publicity, she sits on the board of the T.J. Martell Foundation and is a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Television Publicity Executives Committee, Women in Cable and Telecommunications and Leadership Music.  She lives in Nashville with her husband and 7 year old son. 

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