Mark Travis, an award-winning 17-year music industry veteran, joined the New York Philharmonic as its full-time Audio Producer in August 2011. For the previous 12 years he worked for Chicago’s WFMT Radio Network. He has written and produced The New York Philharmonic This Week since its inaugural season in 2004–05. Other broadcast credits include the Bucksbaum Family Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts as well as broadcasts by the Berlin Philharmonic, L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Bavarian State Opera, and The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Travis has an extensive discography as a music producer that ranges from recordings by the New York Philharmonic to those by William Warfield, Jenny Lin, Jeffrey Siegel, the Lyrebird Ensemble, Maria-Luisa Rayan-Forero, and the Chicago Chorale. An accomplished singer and classical guitarist, he also hosts and produces several podcasts for a variety of organizations. He is active on the Classical Committee of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc. (NARAS), and serves on both the grand jury and advisory board of the New York Festivals International Broadcasting Competition. For the last two seasons, Mr. Travis has proudly served as both panelist and chair for the United States Artists Music Awards in Los Angeles.