Premiere Networks Promotes Tammy Ragusa to Executive Producer of Country Prep Services

LOS ANGELES, February 28, 2024 – Premiere Networks announced today that Tammy Ragusa has been promoted to Executive Producer of Premiere Prep’s country radio services, effective immediately. Based in Nashville, Ragusa will oversee the company’s Country Today and True Country prep services, as well as country music-focused remote broadcasts and live event coverage. Ragusa, who previously served as Producer, will continue to report to Andrew Richter, Editor in Chief of Premiere News and Prep.

“Tammy is one of the most knowledgeable and determined people I've ever had the privilege to work with,” said Richter. “I know that under her leadership, Country Today and True Country will continue to be the best country prep services in the industry, and she'll deliver an amazing product to our affiliates.”

“I’m so excited to step into a new role at Premiere and continue my tenure with the Premiere Prep team,” said Ragusa. “The standard of service we have established, and my colleagues' encouragement inspire me to elevate our Country Today and True Country services, and to better serve our affiliates and our music industry partners.”

Ragusa is a 30-year veteran of Nashville’s country music community. She launched her career in marketing and publicity at Arista/Nashville, before transitioning into artist development. She continued her label tenure at RCA and then Capitol Records, before shifting into journalism where she worked as a senior staff writer and podcast host for Country Weekly. She continued her editorial work at country music digital outlet Rare Country where she added social media community management to her resume. Tammy returned to Premiere in 2019 after having previously worked with the company from 2006 to 2012. 

About Premiere Networks
Premiere Networks, a subsidiary of iHeartMedia, syndicates more than 100 radio programs and services to more than 8,000 radio affiliations and reaches a quarter billion listeners monthly. Premiere offers the best in talk, entertainment and sports programming featuring the following personalities: Ryan Seacrest, Glenn Beck, Delilah, Steve Harvey, Clay Travis, Buck Sexton, George Noory, Dan Patrick, Colin Cowherd, Granger Smith, John Boy and Billy, Sean Hannity, Elvis Duran, Mario Lopez, Bobby Bones, Johnjay and Rich, Big Boy, Brooke & Jeffrey, Doug Gottlieb, Enrique Santos, Nancy Grace, and others. For more information, please visit

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Rachel Nelson

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