Academy Members Drive Home GRAMMYs On The Hill Mission In Op-Eds
GRAMMYs on the Hill 2016 had a greater media impact than ever before, with 30 total pieces of coverage, and more to come. Most notable were Academy Trustee and Advocacy Co-Chair Harvey Mason Jr. and Dee Snider appearing on two morning news programs programs – Fox 5 WTTG and WUSA 9 -- in the Washington, D.C., market. In addition, Academy members penned op-eds that were placed in local papers across the country to target key Members of Congress. To read them, click on the headlines below.
GRAMMYs on the Hill: We’re Not Gonna Take It Anymore
Op-ed by Daryl P. Friedman, Chief Industry, Government & Member Relations Officer, The Recording Academy.
MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL:
Congress, Keep Music Alive in Memphis
Op-ed by Boo Mitchell, music producer/co-owner of Royal Studios and Memphis Chapter Governor.
THE DETROIT NEWS:
KEM: Music Should Be Fair Play, Fair Pay
Op-ed by KEM, singer/songwriter and Chicago Chapter Governor.
How Congress Can Help Beyoncé And Your Band Director
Op-ed by Harvey Mason Jr., songwriter/producer and Los Angeles Chapter Trustee.
SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS:
San Antonio, It’s Time To Support Music
Op-ed by Carlos Alvarez, Texas Chapter President.
THE ROANOKE TIMES:
Congress, Keep Music Alive in Roanoke
Op-ed by Lenny Marcus, a jazz pianist.
For highlights of GRAMMYs on The Hill, see our recap here.