Stephanie Langston and Brad Schmitt To Emcee The 8th Annual NATD Honors Gala Presented By CAA And The Grand Ole Opry On November 7

The Nashville Association of Talent Directors (NATD) has announced WKRN’s Stephanie Langston and The Tennessean’s Brad Schmitt will co-host this year’s 8th Annual NATD Honors Gala, presented by Creative Arts Agency (CAA) and the Grand Ole Opry. The gala is scheduled for November 7, 2018, at the Hermitage Hotel. Tickets for the gala can be purchased here.

NATD President Steve Tolman commented, “Stephanie has been with us every year since we started this event and we’re excited to have her back!  It’s also wonderful to welcome back longtime industry veteran Brad Schmitt to our event which brings appreciation and heartfelt emotion to the intimate Hermitage ballroom every year.”

Honorees being awarded for their accomplishments and service to the Nashville entertainment industry include: Country Music Hall of Fame member and Grand Ole Opry star Bill Anderson, legendary CAA agent Stan Barnett, award-winning Christian band MercyMe, Variety Attraction’s George Moffett, President & CEO of TPAC Kathleen O’Brien, legendary APA agent Ray Shelide.

The gala will begin with a reception at 6:00 PM, followed by dinner and the awards ceremony. For tickets and sponsorship information, visit

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