Accused Sexual Predator Kirt Webster Named Publicist of the Year by PR News

Kirt Webster, the powerful Nashville publicist recently brought down by widespread allegations of sexual assault, has been named Publicist of the Year for 2017 by PR News.

According to Nashville’s Tennessean newspaper, the announcement came during a luncheon earlier this week at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., which was organized by PR News, an industry organization for PR professionals.

As the head of Webster PR, Webster has been one of the most powerful players in the music business in Nashville for decades, with a client list that included Dolly PartonKenny RogersHank Williams, Jr.