Worth Their Weight in Gold

Worth Their Weight in Gold: Joy McKean credits Tamworth and the Golden Guitars for opening the doors for women

Caitlin Reid
By Caitlin Reid
May 13 2022 - 10:30pm
TRAILBLAZER: Industry icon Joy McKean said Tamworth created the base for country music to become a respected genre. Photo: Peter Hardin

To celebrate Tamworth Country Music Festival's 50th anniversary, the Leader has profiled the icons who have been integral to the festival's continued success in a special series called Worth Their Weight in Gold.

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Caitlin Reid

Caitlin Reid

Journalist

Caitlin Reid is a journalist at the Northern Daily Leader, focussing on a range of topics including Tamworth Regional Council, education, property and entertainment. To get in touch, email caitlin.reid@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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