Steve Ray

Project Manager, Texas Music Office

Program Manager Steve Ray administers Texas Music Office’s programs like the Texas Music Office License Plate Grant program, the TMO internship program, and the day-to-day office travel schedule that allows the small 3 person team to be in multiple places at once, covering more than 50K miles of work travel in just one year. Additionally Steve heads up the TMO’s music history program, including developing a Texas Music Trails program that promotes music history tourism around the state.

Ray began his career in the music business in junior high school stocking LPs in his cousin’s record store. He spent several years working in a variety of record, and later CD, stores in the DFW area. At Dallas independent label Carpe Diem Records, Ray worked in  sales and merchandising for Dallas favorites Course of Empire and Pop Poppins.

A native of Vernon, Texas, Ray graduated from Vernon High School and from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and a Minor in Business Administration. While attending the University he served one term in Student Congress.

He has taken the Rhino Records’ RMAT (Rhino Musical Aptitude Test – a music trivia quiz) each of the six times it was offered, both online and in person, and consistently places fifth.

My Sessions

You Have The Entire Internet In Your Pocket: Journalism and Blog Production and Distribution

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Framing ways and design of software and hardware technologies in journalism, blog production, and media distribution. Location: San Antonio College 1819 N. Main Ave., San Antonio, Texas 78212 Jean Longwith Radio-Television-Film Building Studio A Parking Available at:  Student Parking Lot #7 next to the Jean Longwith Radio-Television-Film Building Campus map attached below for lot and building locations SAC […]

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