College of Mass Communication Board of Professional Advisors
Fun Attic Publishing and Productions
Multiple Grammy and Dove Award-winning producer, songwriter, musician and singer, Mark Heimermann, has beenhighly sought after in Nashville's gospel music industry for 25 years. He has produced and composed for a myriad of artists, including Michael W. Smith, dcTalk, Jaci Velasquez, Stacie Orrico and Tait. Heimermann's expansive collection of music accolades includes a Best Rock Gospel Album Grammy for dcTalk's chart-topping, multi-platinum CD Jesus Freak, which he co-wrote and produced. The title track for Jesus Freak also garnered him ASCAP's "Songwriter of the Year" Award and the Gospel Music Association's "Song of the Year" Dove Award in 1997. Mark also co-wrote and produced the hit 9/11 anthem "In God We Trust", a historic record that brought together more than 50 artists and raised funds for a number of charities benefiting the families of 9/11 victims, including the Todd M. Beamer Foundation.
Based in Franklin, Tennessee, Heimermann currently operates Fun Attic Publishing and Productions, and the Gravity Foundation, a non-profit that distributes copies of "In God We Trust" for free to thousands of military men and women in Iraq and Afghanistan.