Lightning 100’s 2008 Recap


Team Green is honored as “Conservation Organization of the Year” in a reception sponsored by the Tennessee Wildlife Federation. Laurel Creech is appointed to serve on Nashville’s Green Ribbon Committee by Mayor Karl Dean.

Lightning 100 staffers receive national media attention for their hard work and contributions to the annual Bonnaroo Festival — serving as “flagship station”, building and setting up the radio compound each year, serving as DJs on Bonnaroo Radio, and putting together interviews and other material to be distributed to radio affiliates throughout the U.S.

Ingrid Michelson with Lt. Dan

Brian “Web Guy” Waters graduates from Middle Tennessee State University and finishes up his internet ship in the summer of 2008.  Brian is hired as the New Media Content Coordinator.  Ever wonder who films all the in-studio videos?  Here is one of Brian’s favorite videos of 2008.

Old Crow Medicine Show

First ever in-studio video performance…Tommy Emmanuel!

Jason Mraz with Rev. Keith Coes
Music Business Raido celebrates their 100th episode with a listener party at BMI.

Keeley Reidis hired as the Team Green Event Coordinator and Lightning 100 PSA director in the Fall of 2008.  Now you will find Keeley at almost every Team Green Adventure around town!

Meiko with Rev. Keith Coes
Sheryl Crow drops by the Lightning 100 studio

What we were listening to in 2008

01. Death Cab For Cutie – I Will Possess Your Heart
02. R.E.M. – Supernatural Superserious
03. My Morning Jacket – I’m Amazed
04. Ingrid Michaelson – The Way I Am
05. Ray Lamontagne – You Are The Best Thing
06. Counting Crows – Come Around
07. Coldplay – Viva La Vida
08. Brett Dennen – Make You Crazy
09. Mike Doughty – 27 Jennifers
10. Kings Of Leon – Sex On Fire
11. Jason Mraz – I’m Yours12. O.A.R. – Shattered (Turn The Car Around)
13. Snow Patrol – Take Back The City

Brian "the web guy" is a Nashville native that grew up on radio and Grimey's New and Preloved Music. Seasoned communications professional that has immersed himself in the Nashville community while connecting local musicians, businesses, non-profits, unicorns, and transplants. Starting in 2008, Brian has worked with programming, marketing, sales, and promotion. Roles have included but not limited to copywriting, digital sales, content creation, sponsorship, video production, graphic design, booking, event creation, social media posting, and targeted ad purchasing.