December 25, 2014 1:04 AM ET


Company Overview of Broadcast Music, Inc.

Company Overview

Broadcast Music, Inc., a non-profit-making music performing rights organization, provides music rights management. It represents various songwriters, composers, and music publishers in various genres of music and musical works. The company also provides music licenses for businesses that include bars and restaurants, local government entities, fitness clubs, residential communities, TV stations, radio, Website, and mobile. Broadcast Music, Inc. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in New York. It has offices in Nashville, New York, Los Angeles, London, Atlanta, Miami, and Puerto Rico.

7 World Trade Center

250 Greenwich Street

New York, NY 10007-0030

United States

Founded in 1939





Key Executives for Broadcast Music, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
President and Director
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance
Head of Strategic Communications & Marketing and Vice President
Senior Vice President and Writer/Publisher Relations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Broadcast Music, Inc. Key Developments

Broadcast Music, Inc. Reports Revenue Results for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014

Broadcast Music, Inc. generated record revenues of $977 million, and distributed and administered more than $840 million to its songwriters, composers and music publishers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014. These results cap a ten-year period during which the company has generated more than $8 billion in revenues and distributed royalties of more than $7.5 billion.

Broadcast Music, Inc Appoints Tina Hart as Executive, Writer/Publisher Relations, Europe

Broadcast Music, Inc. announced the appointment of Tina Hart as Executive, Writer/Publisher Relations, Europe. In this role, she will be responsible for recruiting new songwriters and music publishers; managing relationships between BMI and its affiliates; establishing and maintaining relationships with music industry executives and tastemakers; and working alongside senior executives on special projects, including the BMI London Awards, showcases and songwriter camps. Hart will report to Brandon Bakshi, Executive Director, Writer/Publisher Relations, Europe and Asia, and she will be based in BMI’s London office.

Broadcast Music, Inc. Announces Board Changes

Broadcast Music, Inc. elected Albert Cheng, Dave Lougee and Michael O'Neill to its Board of Directors at the company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on Oct. 7, 2013 in Nashville, TN. Mr. Cheng is Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer, Digital Media, for the Disney/ABC Television Group, whose portfolio of broadcast and cable networks includes ABC Entertainment, ABC News, ABC Family and Disney Channel, among others. Mr. Lougee is President of the Broadcasting Division for Gannett Co., Inc. Mr. O'Neill will assume the title of President upon Mr. Bryant's retirement. In his capacity as President, Mr. Bryant continues on the Board until his retirement. At the meeting, current Board member Paul Karpowicz, President, Meredith Broadcasting Group, CT, was elected Vice Chairman. All newly elected Board members will serve terms that expire in 2017. Mr. Cheng is past Director, Distribution Strategy, for Fox Cable Networks Group, as well as former Director, Business Development, at Fox/Liberty Networks. Mr. Lougee is currently Vice Chair of the NBC Affiliates Board, a member of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Board and Chairman of the NAB Next Generation Broadcast committee. He is also on the Board of Directors for Mobile Content Venture.

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