Climbed exec ladder at MTV, Comedy Central.

Lisa Chader has been appointed VP of press at CMT. She previously was director, corporate communications, for parent company MTV Networks in New York, where she worked on publicity campaigns for Comedy Central, Spike TV and VH1.

Prior to MTV Networks, she was director of corporate communications for Comedy Central in Los Angeles.

Chader, who will report to CMT executive VP/GM Brian Philips, will relocate from New York to Nashville to begin her new job effective June 1.

She replaces former VP of press Jama Bowen, who recently exited.