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Thursday, May 17 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Marketing Music Thru Media: An Insider's Perspective

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An inside look with representatives from media outlets on how to best utilize media to advance consumer engagement. Publicity is an excellent way to enhance fan discovery and promote music consumption. This panel presentation offers actionable items to optimize this important pathway to the listener.

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Sherod Robertson

President & Owner, Music Row Enterprises
Sherod Robertson is the President and Owner of MusicRow Enterprises, the parent company of MusicRow magazine, which serves as Nashville’s music industry trade publication. He oversees operations and the creation of strategic initiatives for MusicRow Magazine, RowFax, and MusicRow’s... Read More →

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Jem Aswad

Sr. Music Editor, Variety
Jem Aswad is the Sr. Music Editor at Variety, where he helped launch the music section in April 2017.  He has held senior posts at Billboard, MTV News, Spin, Time Out New York and CMJ, Atlantic, Warner Bros. and Caroline Records, and ASCAP. His writing has appeared in New York, Rolling... Read More →
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Jewly Hight

Journalist, NPR Music
Jewly Hight is a Nashville-based Music Critic & Journalist. She regularly contributes radio, print and web pieces to NPR/NPR music, The New York Times, Vulture, Billboard, The Oxford American and other outlets. She was the inaugural recipient of the Chet Flippo Award for Excellence... Read More →
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Joseph Hudak

Sr. Editor, Rolling Stone
Joseph Hudak is a Senior Editor at Rolling Stone, overseeing the magazine's Nashville office and the Rolling Stone Country website, which covers the Country and Americana genres. Previously, he was the Managing Editor of Country Weekly magazine, and spent 12 years at TV Guide magazine... Read More →
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Cindy Watts

Journalist, Tennessean & USA Today
Cindy Watts is a CMA Award-winning journalist, who has covered the music scene in Middle Tennessee for 18 years. She’s been at The Tennessean for the last 11 years and now covers the Nashville music scene on a national level for USA Today.

Thursday May 17, 2018 4:00pm - 4:50pm CDT
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