The RAB, BMI, and The Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio Group Presented Over Twenty Scholarships To Recipients in Nashville
(NASHVILLE, TN. – Aug. 30, 2016) – On August 24, 2016 rising female artist Skye Claire (Mandolin Entertainment) and Sony Music Nashville recording artist CAM performed for the graduating class of the ninth annual Rising Through The Ranks seminar at a private dinner in Nashville, TN. The annual event, presented by The Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), in conjunction with Broadcast Music, Inc. ® (BMI) ®, and the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio Group (MIW), welcomed over twenty scholarship recipients from around the country to Music City.
The night was a highlight for the women in attendance. While enjoying the company of new friends,and radio colleagues, Claire performed her brand new single, “Pawn Shop,” which is impacting radio on September 15th.
“Rising Through the Ranks (RTTR) was an incredible experience that I’ll never forget. I was able to learn so much from some of the most inspiring and motivated women in radio. Being a part of the RTTR class of 2016 as a BMI songwriter helped me to grow as a person and an artist”. – Skye Claire
(L to R) Joe D’Angelo (SVP of HD Radio), Erica Farber (President/CEO of the Radio Advertising Bureau), CAM, Skye Claire and Dan Spears (BMI Vice President, Industry Relations)
The two-day seminar annually held at BMI Nashville’s offices, focuses on motivating women in the radio industry and provides them with the tools and management techniques to help them carry out their role to the best of their ability. The classes cover everything from hiring and firing to branding and problem solving. Specific topics include: Managing Multi-Generational Employees, The Role of Today’s Radio Manager and Building Your Personal Brand.
For more information on Rising Through The Ranks and applying for the 2017 class, stay updated here: http://www.rab.com/public/academy/scholarshipform.
Celebrating over 75 years of service to songwriters, composers, music publishers and businesses, Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®) is a global leader in music rights management, serving as an advocate for the value of music. BMI represents the public performance rights in more than 10.5 million musical works created and owned by more than 700,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers. The Company negotiates music license agreements and distributes the fees it generates as royalties to its affiliated writers and publishers when their songs are performed in public. In 1939, BMI created a groundbreaking open-door policy becoming the only performing rights organization to welcome and represent the creators of blues, jazz, country, and American roots music. Today, the musical compositions in BMI’s repertoire, from chart toppers to perennial favorites, span all genres of music and are consistently among the most-performed hits of the year. For additional information and the latest BMI news, visit www.bmi.com, follow us on Twitter @BMI or stay connected through Broadcast Music, Inc.’s Facebook page.
About MIW Radio Group
The MIW Radio Group consists of top-level Radio women across the country who are dedicated to using their influence and resources to help put more women in positions of leadership in Radio. For contact information for each MIW, along with interviews, articles, and MIW presentations, or to join the MIW Network or learn about the MIW Mentoring Program, go to www.radiomiw.com
The Radio Advertising Bureau serves more than 6,000 member Radio stations in the U.S. and over 1,000 member networks, representative firms, broadcast vendors, and international organizations. RAB leads and participates in educational, research, sales, and advocacy programs that promote and advance Radio as a primary advertising medium. For more information log onto www.rab.com.