Late Donna Hilley Receives '2012 Frances Williams Preston Mentor Award'
September 10, 2012 at 8:41 AM (PT)
NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME FOUNDATION announced TODAY (9/10) that the late DONNA HILLEY, a groundbreaking executive in music publishing, is receiving the “2012 FRANCES WILLIAMS PRESTON Mentor Award.” HILLEY’s award will be acknowledged at the NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME Dinner and Induction ceremony on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7th.
“DONNA was a truly amazing woman who rose from typist at a radio station to be one of the most successful music publishing executives ever,” said NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME FOUNDATION chairman JOHN VAN MOL. “Several of our HALL OF FAME songwriters have commented that she was a true friend to and great defender of songwriters, a mentor in every sense of the word.”
For more information on the NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME FOUNDATION visit www.nashvillesongwritersfoundation.com