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Jed Hilly

Americana Music Association
Exec. Dir.

Jed Hilly is the Executive Director of the Americana Music Association, where he serves as Executive Producer of their annual Music Festival & Conference and the critically acclaimed Americana Honors & Awards show. He has been instrumental in raising the genre and community profile, during which time the term Americana, has been adopted as a GRAMMY Album of the Year category and included in Merriam-Webster’s dictionary. Over two decades, Hilly’s experience has ranged from working at Sony Music Entertainment in New York, to overseeing (Roy) Orbison Records to co-producing the Regional Emmy and GRAMMY-winning TV Broadcast and CD, Levon Helm: Ramble at the Ryman.  Hilly has served on the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame American Music Masters Advisory Board.