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Q&A with CMA’s new CEO Sarah Trahern

Q&A with CMA’s new CEO Sarah Trahern

Country Aircheck‘s Chuck Aly and Jess Wright sat down with the newly named CMA CEO, Sarah Trahern, to discuss her new role. - Excerpted from Country Aircheck January 13, 2014, Issue 379 On the job less than a week, CMA CEO Sarah Trahern sat with Country Aircheck to discuss leaving GAC, what she hopes to accomplish, and the opportunities, challenges and surprises already facing her in the new... »

Happy Holidays from CMA

Happy Holidays from CMA

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CMA Elects New Board of Directors

CMA Elects New Board of Directors

NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association announced today the new Board of Directors. The appointments are effective on Jan. 1, 2014. Troy Tomlinson, President and CEO of Sony/ATV Music Publishing Nashville, completes his term as Chairman of the CMA Board and current CMA Board President Ed Hardy assumes that post. President Elect, Frank Bumstead, Chairman of Flood, Bumstead, McCready, & McCart... »

CMA Announces New Hires

CMA Announces New Hires

NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association announced today the addition of Jay Jones as Director of Media Relations; Tiffany Kerns as Community Outreach Manager; and Carrie Tekautz joins the Membership and Balloting department as Assistant. Jones joins CMA from Jay Jones Music, a public relations and marketing company he owned and operated for nine years. There his clients included The Beach Boys, ... »

Ed Hardy Receives CMA Chairman’s Award

Ed Hardy Receives CMA Chairman’s Award

NASHVILLE – During today’s CMA Board of Directors meetings (Nov. 20-21), the organization’s Chairman Troy Tomlinson surprised CMA Board President Ed Hardy by presenting him with the CMA Chairman’s Award, which is given at the discretion of the Chairman of the Board. Tomlinson praised the leadership and hours of dedication that Hardy has devoted to the Association since taking over as the Board lia... »

CMA Hires Damon Whiteside as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Partnerships

CMA Hires Damon Whiteside as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Partnerships

NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association announced today that Damon Whiteside has been hired as the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Partnerships effective Jan. 6, 2014. “Damon is a highly-accomplished marketing and branding executive with extensive senior level marketing experience and a proven track record,” said CMA President of the Board Ed Hardy. “We are fortunate to have someone with ... »

Sarah Trahern Named CMA Chief Executive Officer

Sarah Trahern Named CMA Chief Executive Officer

The CMA Board of Directors has named music and television industry veteran Sarah Trahern as CMA’s Chief Executive Officer, effective Jan. 1, 2014.  She joins CMA from Scripps Networks Interactive’s Great American Country (GAC) where she has been Senior Vice President and General Manager. “The CMA Board Search Committee, chaired by Board Secretary/Treasurer and Warner Music Nashville Presiden... »

CMA Announces New Hires and Promotions

CMA Announces New Hires and Promotions

NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association has announced today the addition of Lindsey Jones as Receptionist, Lauren Klausing as Strategic Partnerships Assistant, Natalie Wilson as Market Research Coordinator, and the promotion of Sarah McGrady to Senior Manager of Strategic Partnerships. Jones joins CMA from HK Management where she worked as an Executive Assistant to management teams for Lenny Kra... »

Jake Owen Visits CMA Staff

Jake Owen Visits CMA Staff

NASHVILLE – RCA recording artist Jake Owen visited the CMA offices in Nashville today to thank the staff for their support and present them with a commemorative plaque celebrating more than one million career albums sold. Owen recently celebrated his fourth No. 1 single, “Anywhere With You,” with a free concert at the BMI headquarters in Nashville for a crowd of more than 20,000.... »

Clear Channel CEO Bob Pittman Addresses CMA Board of Directors

Clear Channel CEO Bob Pittman Addresses CMA Board of Directors

NASHVILLE – Clear Channel executives were on hand yesterday at the quarterly meeting of the CMA Board Of Directors in Nashville where Clear Channel Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Pittman spoke during the opening session. L to R: Clay Hunnicut (Clear Channel), Bob Pittman (Clear Channel), Troy Tomlinson (CMA Chairman), Ed Hardy (CMA President), Tom Poleman (Clear Channel) »

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