275 Covington Street
Oakland, CA 94605
Audio Content Creator/Radio Programmer
Recognized as a leader in the media and communications industry, an innovative radio programmer knowledgeable in multiple music formats and a creative strategist whose unique ideas deliver a bottom line impact. Skills and specialties:
á Unique programming concepts
á Multiple music formats
á On-air revenue opportunities
á Effective communication
á Talent Management & coaching
á Creative writing
á Research design & interpretation
á Implementation of Research Findings
Production/on-air, KDFC/San Francisco, KUSC/Los Angeles, USC Radio Group
á Responsible for all recorded audio on listener-supported classical KDFC and kdfc.com
á Full-time on-air host for KDFC and KUSC
á Chief Operator and technical liaison, KDFC
Program Director, WQCD/New York, Emmis Communications
á Led staff through experimental format adjustment designed to bring new, younger listeners to Smooth Jazz.
á Successfully returned station to its familiar top ten 25-54 and 35-64 rankings.
á Mounted and coordinated research and collaborative programming effort resulting in the creation of rock station WRXP, which replaced WQCD in February 2008.
Senior Program Director, XM Satellite Radio, Washington, DC
á Conceptualized and developed programming for AmericaÕs first satellite-delivered subscription radio service.
á Shepherded XM dance channels from concept through creation and day-to-day operations.
á Recognized for leadership ability via promotion to Senior Program Director, overseeing original four dance channels (The Move, BPM, The System, Chrome) plus four other contemporary/hit XM channels (20on20, The Heart, The Blend, and Kiss).
á BPM subsequently was named ÒBest Satellite Radio Dance ChannelÓ at International Dance Music Awards, 2005.
Music Director/Assistant Program Director, KKSF/San Francisco
á Chosen from nationwide search to be KKSFÕs first full-time morning personality.
á Named off-air Music Director 1996.
á Promoted to Assistant Program Director 1999.
á Winner of Radio and RecordsÕ ÒSmooth Jazz Music Director of the YearÓ award twice (1997 and 1998).
Additional experience by format
Top 40: KKBQ/Houston, WXKX/Pittsburgh (APD), WMET/Chicago (APD)
Rock: KLOL/Houston (PD), KZFX/Houston (PD)
Oldies: KFRC/San Francisco
Urban: KRLY/Houston (APD/MD)
Adult Contemporary: KAUM/Houston
University of Southern Colorado (Mass Communications)
University of Denver (Mass Communications)