AXS.com all Live Entertainment contributing writer, Examiner journalist/columnist for 5 years, researching, reporting and reviewing Country/Folk/Bluegrass/Tejano Music news and events. Member of the CMT Community, American Association of Americana Folk Music, nominated by the Austin/American Statesman for Best Journalist in Texas, Texas Music Association, and the Academy of Texas Music. Owned twenty-five year, award-winning ad/publicity/broadcast/events agency. I have worked with such artists as Tammy Wynette, Hank Williams, Jr., Ray Charles, Alabama, Merle Haggard, Glenn Ernest Tubb,and continues to work with the nation's best and new Country artists, events and venues. I also write a column with Examiner.com about Near-Death Experiences, research and stories.