Country music artist Phil Vassar wrote Live For Today together with his wife Julie and Randy Wachtler, president of 615 Music, a Nashville company that composed music for television. It was selected from hundreds of demos for use as a promo on Today. The song received an Emmy-nomination.
Network News Music is a website by Victor Vlam, who holds the Guinness World Record for the largest collection of news music. 1,876 hours, 2 minutes and 52 seconds. News music is rarely heard without voice-overs or fade outs to commercial, yet it leaves an impact on many people. Founded in 2002, this site is a museum for TV news themes past and present.