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Jack Sander Re-Elected Chairman, Cecil L. Walker Re-Elected Presiding Director of the BMI Board

Posted in News on September 21, 2009

Jack Sander, former Vice Chairman of Belo Corporation in Dallas, Texas, was re-elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Broadcast Music, Inc. at the company’s annual shareholder meeting, held today in Nashville, TN. Cecil L. Walker, former Chairman & CEO, Gannett Broadcasting, Atlanta, GA , was re-elected Presiding Director. Also re-elected as members of the Board, in addition to Sander, were Virginia Hubbard Morris, President of Hubbard Radio and Vice President, Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc., St. Paul, MN; G. Neil Smith, President, GNS Media, LLC, Liberty, SC; N. John Douglas, President/CEO, AIM Broadcasting, LLC, Palo Alto, CA; Kenneth J. Elkins, President & CEO, Pulitzer Broadcasting and Senior Vice President, Broadcasting, Pulitzer Publishing Co. (retired), and Mark Pedowitz, Senior Advisor to the Office of the Co-Chairman, Disney-ABC Television Group. Morris and Smith were re-elected to terms that will expire in 2011; Douglas, Elkins, Pedowitz and Sander were re-elected to terms that will expire in 2013.

Continuing in their terms on the board of directors are: Del R. Bryant, President & CEO, BMI, New York, NY; Amador Bustos, President & CEO, Bustos Media, LLC, Sacramento, CA; Philip A. Jones, Mission Hills, KS; Cecil L. Walker, former Chairman & CEO, Gannett Broadcasting, Atlanta, GA; Catherine L. Hughes, Founder & Chairperson, Radio One, Inc., Lanham, MD; Jerome L. Kersting, Executive Vice President, Tribune Company, Chicago, IL; K. James Yager, CEO, Barrington Broadcasting Group, LLC, Hoffman Estates, IL; Susan Davenport Austin, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Sheridan Broadcasting Corporation and President, Sheridan Gospel Network, New York, NY; Craig A. Dubow, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Gannett Co., Inc., McLean, VA; and Paul Karpowicz, President, Meredith Broadcasting Group, Rocky Hill, CT.