This month, we spoke with Shari Segal, CMRRA’s Supervisor, Data Exchange. You are often described as the bridge builder at CMRRA. Can you tell us about your role and how you landed at CMRRA? After working a few years maintaining systems at an insurance company, I got my dream job. I was hired in 1990 […]
by Jon Dekel In a perfect world, Helen Murphy would be celebrating 2020 by spearheading José Feliciano’s long-awaited comeback. The Chief Executive Officer of Anthem Entertainment Group, Murphy spent the better part of 2019 setting the stage for a comeback by the legendary guitarist and singer. She directed and co-wrote a new documentary titled Behind […]
We spoke with Sagelee Dinnall Archer about her role as an Online Licensing Administrator at CMRRA and her love of music. What was your path to CMRRA? My path to CMRRA was quite simple. In the summer of 2017, I’d just finished studying Music Performance and Technology (majoring in guitar) with the Metalworks Institute in […]
We spoke with Sandra Nettleton, our Director of Licensing and Royalties at CMRRA, about reaching the 30 year milestone working at CMRRA and the changes she’s witnessed along the way. Congratulations on your 30 year milestone! You’ve witnessed the transition from paper statements to electronic files, what is the most significant development that you’ve been […]
This month, we spoke with Karola Kinkel, our Senior Royalty Administrator at CMRRA. Your hard work helps the royalties team process money for clients. Could describe the different things you do in your job at CMRRA? Having worked in almost every department in the last 27 years, CMRRA is part of my DNA. I thrive on dealing […]
By Isabelle Spearin You could say that Stephen Dallas, Senior VP of Universal Music Publishing Group’s business, legal and digital business development division, has seen it all. Fronting the legal departments of three of the world’s largest music publishers over the last 15 years, he’s witnessed first-hand the industry’s darkest moments and ultimately, its rebirth. […]
Kobalt’s Executive Vice President of Global Digital Partnerships Bob Bruderman knew the tide was turning. After eleven years at Sony Music Entertainment, mostly spent in publishing and navigating complex digital deals, it was clear the industry was on the brink of disruption.