Industry Ink: Warner/Chappell Production Music, CMHoF, Anita Cochran

Warner/Chappell Production Music’s Kautz Joins Production Music Association Board

Warner/Chappell Production Music’s Director of Operations, Marcia Kautz, is now a board member of the Production Music Association.

“The Production Music Association has long been the advocate of the production music industry as a whole,” says Marcia. “I am excited to have been elected to the board and to get started with the excellent team of professionals that drive this industry.”

Kautz is Director of Operations for Warner/Chappell Production Music, a leader in worldwide music licensing. Her responsibilities span the departments of finance, human resources, operations, licensing administration, and business development. She has over 20 years of music industry experience, ranging from record label admin to publishing and finance. Her varied experience from within multiple aspects of the industry informs her leadership, whether working closely with staff or overseeing large-scale licensing and revenue opportunity negotiations with partners and clients.


Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Adds Director Of Public Relations

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum has added Kelly McGlumphy to the museum’s staff, as director of public relations. In her role, McGlumphy leads the communications efforts for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Hatch Show Print, RCA Studio B, the Haley Gallery, and the CMA Theater. Her responsibilities include the overarching strategy and management of media relations and corporate communications for the organization.

She has nearly two decades of experience in the non-profit, agency and corporate sectors, McGlumphy most recently served as public relations senior manager for GOJO Industries, where she was responsible for public relations and social media strategy for the GOJO and PURELL brands. The Cleveland native began her career in media relations for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. McGlumphy, who is accredited by the Public Relations Society of America, holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from John Carroll University and a master’s degree in integrated marketing communication from West Virginia University.


Anita Cochran Performs “Fight Like A Girl” on Good Morning America

Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts with Anita Cochran Photo: ABC/Paula Lobo

Two weeks after completing her final chemotherapy treatment and mere hours before Anita Cochran performed her new power anthem “Fight Like A Girl”on Good Morning America she found herself in the hospital after sustaining a fall on the rainy streets of New York City and breaking two ribs.

Cochran, true to the words of her own song, ‘fought like a girl’ through the pain and no sleep for what would become one of her most emotional and powerful performances of her career as she rallied breast cancer patients and patients right in the middle of Times Square. Good Morning America and ABC News saying, “The singing sensation and breast cancer survivor rocks Times Square with her inspiring anthem.”



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