Simons off to Nashville for 821 Ent. gig


Carrie Simons has been appointed vp communications at 821 Entertainment Group and will relocate to Nashville to establish Triple 7, a new public-relations arm of the company. Simons will oversee corporate responsibility for the company as well as its partners, Anastasia Brown and Eric Geadelmann, while maintaining a West Coast presence. Simons joins 821 from BWR Public Relations, where she was senior director of corporate entertainment, overseeing campaigns for World Wrestling Entertainment and BET Corporate Communications, the Billboard Music Awards, USA Network's "Nashville Star" and "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve."