Lisa Manning – Weekdays 9:00am-2:00pm on 95.5 NASH ICON!
Born into “the business” (her father, a former radio DJ, owned an ad agency in Washington DC), Manning started out cutting commercials at age 6. “My whole family is in the biz in some way,” she laughs. Manning’s mother, a successful actress, headed DC’s American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) and her sister is the voice of Pearl on “SpongeBob Square Pants”! The multi-talented Lisa followed down her mother’s path in acting, as well as her dads in radio, which also led to a board position at AFTRA/Nashville.
Launching her three-decade radio-career in college, Manning’s on-air personality was shaped by her experience in several markets, including Charlotte, Cleveland, Norfolk, back to DC, and finally settling here in Nashville.
Given her showbiz background, Nashville was a comfortable fit for Lisa. She did her share singing demos for some of Nashville’s top songwriters, all the while absorbing all she could about the music business.
“I LOVE what I do and to be able to work with this incredible, legendary radio station, playing country music in Nashville is especially cool,” endears Manning.
Lisa has voiced the American Country Countdown Awards on Fox, as well as numerous voiceovers, both locally & nationally!
Lisa is married to the love of her life, Jeff, has two grown kids and step kids, three dogs and is an avid supporter of Proverbs 12:10 Animal Rescue…you should check out “Lisa’s Pet of the Week” on our website! She loves sports, and is a huge fan of her native DC teams, the Nationals and Commanders, as well as loving her Titans!
Lisa and Jeff sing as a duo around town, you should come hear them when you can!
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