Michael Bracy

Co-Founder of the Future of Music Coalition

Michael Bracy is a partner in the government affairs firm Bracy Tucker Brown & Valanzano. He also co-founded the Future of Music Coalition and currently serves as a board member and policy director. He also co-owns Misra, an independent record label.

Michael is known for his policy work in front of Congress and the Federal Communications Commission, and has addressed issues including media consolidation, radio regulation, Low Power FM and the need to ensure that public interest principles shape the legal structures that will help dictate new technological frameworks.

Michael is a recognized public advocate both for the music community and for the need for increased citizen participation in the policy process. He has testified before Congress and the FCC, and speaks often on these issues at conferences and in the media. He has been featured in outlets including Billboard, CNN, MSNBC, the New York Times, NPR and theĀ Washington Post.

Michael attended Georgetown University, where his courtship with his future wife, Kelly, began in earnest when they co-hosted a radio show on the campus station. After graduation, Kelly and Michael spent seven years in Seattle, where Michael worked in the educational communications field. He specialized in producing and directing live, interactive educational and government television programming. Kelly and Michael have three children and live in Arlington, Va.

People + Policy

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