The Worldwide Radio Summit
Radio veteran Seth Resler interviews thought leaders from the broadcasting industry backstage at the Worldwide Radio Summit in southern California.
info_outline Woody Fife of The Woody Show 11/20/2019
Woody Fife of The Woody Show Woody Fife, host of the popular syndicated radio morning show, "The Woody Show," talks to Seth Resler at the 2019 Worldwide Radio Summit. He explains why the show broadcasts for seven hours each day, how he finds material that will resonate, and how he became a syndicated morning personality. (Warning: Explicit language.)
info_outline Leslie Scott of 107.7 The End in Seattle 11/13/2019
Leslie Scott of 107.7 The End in Seattle Leslie Scott, the Program Director of 107.7 The End in Seattle, talks to Seth Resler at the 2019 Worldwide Radio Summit. They discuss the legacy of this alternative rock station, its infamous "2 Minute Promise," and the station's digital strategy
info_outline Mike McVay of McVay Media 11/06/2019
Mike McVay of McVay Media Mike McVay, President of McVay Media and former EVP/Content & Programming for Cumulus Media, is a highly respected radio consultant. He joined Seth Resler at the 2019 Worldwide Radio Summit to talk about his programming philosophy and how radio works inside a large organization like Cumulus.
info_outline Jacqueline Saturn of Caroline and Harvest Records 10/30/2019
Jacqueline Saturn of Caroline and Harvest Records Jacqueline Saturn, President of Caroline and the President of Harvest Records, joins Seth Resler at the Worldwide Radio Summit to talk about how the art of breaking musical artists has evolved. They discuss her transition from Epic Records to Caroline and Harvest Records, how to develop artists for a long career, and the key to managing a staff in the music business.
info_outline Chris Williams of iHeartRadio 10/23/2019
Chris Williams of iHeartRadio Chris Williams, the Chief Product Officer at iHeartRadio, joined Seth Resler at the 2019 Worldwide Radio Summit to talk about what it's like to be the "program director of the iHeartRadio app," and how his company's scale can help radio stay competitive with tech companies like Spotify and Pandora.
info_outline Justin Chase of Beasley Media 10/09/2019
Justin Chase of Beasley Media Justin Chase, Executive Vice President of Programming at Beasley Media, talks about the radio broadcasting company's evolution at the 2019 Worldwide Radio Summit. They discuss Beasley's acquisition of the Greater Media radio stations, working with winning sports teams, and running radio stations in Las Vegas.
info_outline Lisa Worden of iHeartRadio and Alt 98.7/L.A. 10/02/2019
Lisa Worden of iHeartRadio and Alt 98.7/L.A. Lisa Worden, the Alternative Rock Brand Manager for iHeartMedia and Program Director at Alt 98.7 in Los Angeles, talks to Seth Resler at the 2019 Worldwide Radio Summit in California. They discuss her time at KROQ in Los Angeles and WHFS in Washington D.C., what it's like to work with Jimmy Kimmel, Dr. Drew, and Adam Carola, and what she looks for when taking a chance on a new band.
info_outline Julie Talbott of Premiere Networks 09/18/2019
Julie Talbott of Premiere Networks Julie Talbott, President or Premiere Networks, which syndicates some of the biggest stars in the radio business, including Ryan Seacrest, Steve Harvey, and Rush Limbaugh, joins Seth at the Worldwide Radio Summit. They talk about what her company looks for when seeking syndicated on-air talent, how they launch new shows, and how she rose through the ranks of the radio industry. She also discusses the mission of the Broadcasters Foundation of America, which helps broadcasters in times of hardship.
info_outline Tom Leykis 11/15/2018
Tom Leykis Legendary former syndicated radio personality Tom Leykis talks about his rise through the ranks of terrestrial radio before taking his career online with the launch of The New Normal Network. He talks about his early days in radio, life as a "shock jock," and what it takes to make money in internet broadcasting.
info_outline Perry Simon of All Access 11/08/2018
Perry Simon of All Access Perry Simon, the VP/Editor of News, Talk, Sports, and Programming, shares his insights on the radio industry. He discusses smart speakers, podcasting, and what he hears as he travels from industry conference to industry conference.
info_outline Jill Weindorf of Concord Music Group 11/01/2018
Jill Weindorf of Concord Music Group Jill Weindorf, the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Promotion at Concord Music Group, talks about her role as a record label executive. We discuss Concord's label acquisitions, how the role of women at labels has evolved, and the state of rock radio.
info_outline Haley Jones of Nielsen Music 10/25/2018
Haley Jones of Nielsen Music Haley Jones, Director of Radio at Nielsen Music, talks about the data and services that Nielsen Music has to offer not only radio broadcasters, but record labels, artist managers, and booking agents. She discusses the company's Music 360 study, the divergence between radio playlists and music streaming data, and how radio broadcasters can keep up with all of the latest research that Nielsen Music has to offer.
info_outline Michael Saunders of iHeart Radio 10/18/2018
Michael Saunders of iHeart Radio Michael Saunders, the Urban Brand Coordinator for iHeart Radio and Program Director of KQBT-FM (93.7 The Beat) in Houston talks about the urban music format. We talk about the mechanics of programming, from packeting remixes and dealing with artist separation to discovering new music in the clubs.
info_outline Scott Burnell of Ford Motor Company 10/04/2018
Scott Burnell of Ford Motor Company Scott Burnell, the Global Lead for Business Development and Partner Management of the Ford Developer Program, talks about the future of radio in the car dashboard in this backstage conversation at the 2018 Worldwide Radio Summit in Hollywood.
info_outline Jon Zellner of iHeartMedia 09/13/2018
Jon Zellner of iHeartMedia Jon Zellner, the Executive Vice President of Programming Operations at iHeart Media, talks about what it's like to work with over 800 radio stations. He discusses the secret to getting sales and programming teams to work together, where the next generation of radio talent is coming from, and how to build local stations into a national brand.