Catch This Music has promoted Shawn Bowling to Creative Manager for CTM’s publishing division, CTM Writer’s INK. The current CTM Writer’s INK roster includes Chris Roberts and Jared Mitchell, with more signings to be announced soon.
Before joining CTM, Bowling served as Song Evaluations Director and Membership Manager at NSAI. His background also includes time at GAC and as on-air radio talent.
CTM President/CEO Eddie Robba said, “Shawn has been a vital addition to our CTM family, I knew it was the right move to promote him into the position of Creative Manager for CTM Writer’s INK. Both his leadership and creative vision for our company align with our core values.”
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Radio and television personality Suzanne Alexander is running a half marathon every month to raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. She has already completed Nashville’s Country Music 1/2 Marathon and Cincinnati’s Flying Pig 1/2 Marathon. The fundraising mission started when she registered for the NYC Marathon, set for Nov. 2.
Alexander is scheduled for races in Franklin, Tenn. and Chicago. She has launched a fundraising drive on Facebook, along with running blogs and auction items from country music artists. To donate click here.
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SESAC executives, affiliated songwriter Roxie Dean and many others gathered at the Bluebird Café to celebrate the introduction of the Songwriter Equity Act to the U.S. Senate, following a previous introduction in the House of Representatives. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) were in Nashville to announce the legislation to amend federal law to allow songwriters to be compensated for the fair market value of their work.