Miriam McKinney

Hometown: Austin, TX

Miriam McKinney (Thompson) is co-owner of Wonderland Studios and Texas Time Artist Services and was born and raised in Austin, TX. A former member of the Georgia Tech drumline and radio DJ at WREK, Atlanta, Miriam is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin. She attends every SXSW Conference and ACL Festival, and can frequently be found in Austin live music venues, scouting new artists.

McKinney holds a Master's degree from Georgia Tech, where she contributed to a notable research project and paper for the university covering the supply chain of the music industry (marketing strategies, promotional channels, music distribution, manufacturing, contracts, trends, projections, online music, case study of an emerging artist, music industry revenue and how artists and/or record companies make money in the industry). Miriam currently works in virtually every aspect of Wonderland Studios and Texas Time Artist Services.

Posted on 3/24/08