Industry Ink: CMHoF’s Clary Exits, Creative Nation Adds Office Manager, NATAS Scholarship

Clary Exits CMHoF Post

Kay Clary

Kay Clary

The Country Music Hall of Fame’s Kay Clary has exited her post as Interim Director of Communications, and will be taking a year off for travel.

Clary previously spent seven years working at BMI. Clary can be reached at

Creative Nation Adds New Staff Member Christina Wighton

christina wighton

Christina Wighton

Creative Nation has hired Christina Wighton as office manager to their team in Nashville. She will manage day-to-day office responsibilities and assist the Creative Nation staff.

Most recently, Wighton worked at Kobalt Music’s New York City as the receptionist, handling administrative work for the Business Affairs, HR and Sync departments. She relocated to Nashville in February.

NATAS Establishes Scholarship In Honor of Jackie Pillers

Jackie Pillers

Jackie Pillers

The Nashville/Mid-South Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has established the Jackie Pillers Memorial Scholarship in honor of the late television news producer. The scholarship will be given annually to one or more high school students interested in pursuing a career in media.

Contributions can be made to the scholarship by completing the following form and sending it to

Save The Date: Charity Golf Tournaments

Save The Date for the Miller Harris Memorial Golf Tournament. It will be held Sept. 14, 2015 at the Temple Hills Golf Club, located at 6375 Temple Road in Franklin, Tenn. For more information, visit

Also, The HoriPro Honors Golf Tournament will be held May 14, 2015 at Henry Horton Golf Course, located at 4358 Nashville Hwy. in Chapel Hill, Tenn. The tournament’s roots reach back 32 years. The event, which launched in 1967 as The Four Star Tournament, has been sponsored by Four Star Music, Combine, Acuff-Rose, Larry Butler Music, and Don Gant Music, before HoriPro took over as the event’s sponsor.


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