Norman Pattiz founded Westwood One, Inc. in 1974. He served as the firm’s CEO until February, 1994. Under his leadership, Westwood One grew into USA’s largest radio network and provider of news, sports, entertainment, talk, and traffic programming to the Broadcast Industry. The enterprise owned major news outlets such as NBC radio networks, CNN radio, and the Mutual Broadcasting System, managed and distributed NFL Football, NCAA Basketball, The Super Bowl, both The Winter and Summer Olympic Games, among many others.
In 2000, President Bill Clinton appointed Norman to serve on the Broadcasting Board of Governors. President Bush reappointed him in 2002. The BBG oversees all US civilian broadcasting services, including The Voice of America, Radio Liberty, and the Middle East Broadcasting among others. Under his tenure, the idea of an American station broadcasting to all countries in the Middle East in Arabic was brought to fruition. A Farsi transmitting station was also set up in Iran, increasing audience by at least 40 million people.
Beyond The Darkness Meets Podcast One
This is the latest show on Chris Jericho’s podcast network and it will be broadcast by Podcast One. It will feature informative & charming exchanges with prominent personalities, puzzling everything you think you discern about the paranormal world. The program will be presented by writer and radio personality, Dave Schrader, in conjunction with producer Tim Dennis. Episodes are to be published on a weekly basis (Mondays) on the network’s website, the smartphone app and on Apple’s iTunes.
Norman said that Jericho is one of PodcastOne’s prized assets. He reiterated that Jericho surprised many by basing his show on comedy and the paranormal world given his background in wrestling.
Chris Jericho was delighted with the addition of the program to his network. He acknowledged that the hosts (Schrader and Dennis) are celebrated figures in the paranormal broadcasting figures and their involvement would only bring a large fan base who are huge fans of the two.
The firm was founded by Norman Pattiz and is the top advertiser supported podcast network in the US. The network is home to the nation’s highly- rated podcasts including Steve Austin, Ross Matthews, Neill Strauss, Barstool sports just to name a few. A total of over 200 widely followed podcasts is regularly distributed over the company’s website or the smartphone app. The network also boasts of over 400 million opportunities for its partners.
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