Joseph Conner '06 has been named Communications Manager of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Conner most recently served as public relations manager at TriStar Centennial Medical Center before joining the communications team at The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
Conner is a graduate of The University of Tennessee Martin with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. After receiving his MBA from Belmont University, Conner worked for over five years in entertainment handling PR efforts for events such as Bonnaroo; artists including Suzy Bogguss, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and Steep Canyon Rangers; and a number of restaurants including Nashville’s the Loveless Cafe.
In 2011 Conner transitioned to the nonprofit sector joining PearlPoint Cancer Support as communications and PR manager where he oversaw communications for the PRSA and PR News award-winning campaign, “Celebrate Minnie Pearl & Her Legacy,” as well as a name/brand change from The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation to PearlPoint in 2013.