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Independent Consultant:

Major Endeavors:

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Education:

WAVD, Ocean City, MD - Midday via Voice Track BigCentric, Wilmington, DE - Marketing Consultant Operating three, 24/7 Online Music Channels MovieTicketRadio.com POP and CLASSIC & WCFLchicago.com
Operated radio research and consulting business since 1988. Performed Consulting and Arbitron research for over 100 radio and TV stations in 75 markets. This includes on- site work in numerous markets in multiple formats.
Director of TV Operations and Audio Traffic Reporter GeoTraffic Network, Philadelphia, PA 04/13-Present Sirius-XM Satellite Radio, Washington, DC producing live sporting events. TSM News (now CN8), 1999-2000. Reporter/Writer/Producer on a regional TV network based in Philadelphia. Conceived, reported, wrote edited and voiced news and feature stories on and off camera. Shoppers Club of Northern Virginia, 1989. Hosted a four hour segment on a pioneer home shopping channel serving 50,000 homes. RFN Media 2011. Weathercaster feeding forecasts to up to 20 stations per day. AMI NEWS 1989-1991. Fed up to thirty, one and two minute live ski reports to radio and TV stations throughout the east and Midwest including WGY, KDKA, & WRVA Owned an independent auto dealership from 1998-2001.
WLOI/WCOE LaPorte, IN - 7/77-9/80 (Promoted from Program Director) Changed AM format-Enhanced FM-Expanded news. Increased AM audience 25%----FM audience 80%. Designed and supervised move to new facility. Responsible for all station operations & promotion. PM Drive on WLOI-AM, A/C
WECK Buffalo, NY - 9/80-9/83 (Promoted from 7-Midnight & Production Director) Poor signal, Full Service format. Re-designed studios. Coordinated promotions and advertising Led station from 23rd to 5th place - # 4 NATIONALLY! Organized, condensed and made manageable a broad in-house music library.
WAVA---------Washington........................3/86--6/86 B-106---------Washington........................3/85--6-85 Z-106----------Philadelphia......................10/83--8/84 WECK---------Buffalo................................9/80--4/81 WHFB A/F--Benton Harbor, MI...............11/72--3/74 Finalist---Galaxy & Int'l Radio Fest.-production competition. Produced & Hosted tax series for IRS on 25 NY state stations.
VOA Europe Net...Wash. DC..Midday & Producer..F/S- A/C..87-92 WGRX--Baltimore.........7-mid...........Classic Rock...87-89 WBSB--Baltimore..........2-6am..........CHR.............85-87 WPGC--Washington, D.C...Fill...........A/C..............86-87 WAVA--Washington, D.C. 2-6a & AM's..CHR.........85-86 WMZQ--Washington, D.C.PM Drive....Country...........85 WBMW--Washington, D.C......7-Mid.....CHR.........84-85 WZGO--(WEGX) Philadelphia..7-Mid....Hot A/C....83-84 WECK--Buffalo.................PM Drive..Full Service..80-83 Plus several CHR, A/C, F/S, Gold and MOR stations in MI and IN
M. A. in Broadcast Communications from Redding University, 2005 Certified from “Arbitron University” 1993 Who’s Who “One of the Outstanding Young Men In America”, 1979 Dale Carnegie Course on Human Relations-1973 FCC First Class Radiotelephone Operator (now called General) license
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