UM DENOMINATION CELEBRATES 75 YEARS OF COMMUNICATIONS (1940-2015)
In 1972, United Methodist Information, TRAFCO, and the Division of Interpretation combines to form UMCom.
Interesting facts and little-known tidbits of information make United Methodist Communications’ 75-year history intriguing. The agency’s building in Nashville is equipped with state-of-the-art production facilities that have welcomed a wide range of talent. From Alex Haley to Loretta Lynn, the agency’s for-profit multi-media services company has hosted its fair share of famous faces.
What role did the agency play in a Billboard chart-topper in the late-1950s? Chet Atkins was wrong when he said,
“the kid from Memphis … he’s a passing fad.” Read more…