Norman Pattiz: A Titan of Radio Broadcasting
Norman Pattiz announced that a new podcast would be launched under Chris Jericho’s network in December of last year. “Beyond the Darkness” will be centered on the paranormal and will be hosted by Dave Schrader and Tim Dennis who are both popular radio hosts. Norman said that they decided to place it under Jericho’s umbrella because his network had evolved to become more than wrestling. The show will feature researchers and conversations that will revolve around monsters, ghosts, angels, aliens, and miracles. Jericho said that he was pretty excited to bring on the new podcast under his network. Read more:
Norman is the founder of Westwood One which he led to becoming the largest radio network in America. Some of the radio broadcasts that were managed by Westwood One include CBS News, NBC Radio, NFL Football, and CNN. He founded Courtside Entertainment in 2010. This is a company that produces programming content for online and broadcast distribution. Podcast One is a division of Courtside Entertainment which produces digital audio content such as podcasts. Launchpad Digital Media is now known as Podcast One Sales. It is the advertising agency that represents Podcast One.
Norman was picked by George Bush and Bill Clinton when they were presidents to be a member of the board of the Broadcasting Board of Governors due to his success and expertise in broadcasting. The board is responsible for the oversight of various broadcasting services by the US including Radio Free Europe and Middle East Broadcasting. Norman is a member of the Board of Regents at the University of California and has been a long serving member. Pattiz is the chairman of the Board of Governors at both Lawrence Livermore Security and Los Alamos National Security. Both of them operate national laboratories in the US. Norman is on the board of the Israel Policy Forum.
Norman is credited as being the founder of Alhurra. This is a TV channel that is sponsored by the United States government and airs in the Middle East. The TV channel has been a success and is popular in more than twenty countries in the region. Norman was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame due to his work and contribution to the industry. Norman enjoys sports and has been a Lakers season ticket holder for more than three decades.
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