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Craig Havighurst

Music City Roots
Journalist / Producer
Nashville, TN
Craig Havighurst is a Nashville-based author, journalist, speaker and media producer who’s been studying musical culture and the music business since the late 90s. With academic background in literature, journalism and public policy, Craig has written for NPR, WPLN-FM, The Wall Street Journal, Texas Monthly and other magazines. He was a staff writer at The Tennessean from 2001-2004. He’s currently senior producer and writer for Music City Roots, a nationally syndicated weekly live radio show that spotlights Nashville’s roots and Americana music scene. Craig’s book, Air Castle of the South: WSM and the Making of Music City, tells the story of how Nashville was transformed by one of the nation’s greatest radio stations. He blogs and speaks as String Theory, which reinvents music appreciation for the 21st century, celebrating sound and illuminating the path to a life-long musical journey.