MusicRow staff writer and Nashville native Lorie Hollabaugh has over 20 years of experience in the music industry, working for companies including the CMA, R&RCountry Weekly magazine, and Splash Public Relations. As a writer, she’s covered the Nashville music scene for a variety of publications including American ProfileCMA Close UpR&RThe BootCountry Weekly, and Nashville Arts And Entertainment Magazine; and has interviewed hundreds of artists, songwriters, and entertainment celebrities. She holds a Broadcast Journalism and Speech Communication degree from Texas Christian University and is a member of the ACM and the CMA.