Steve Goldstein is recognized as a foremost audio innovator and thought leader in programming, marketing and management. His track record of success spans virtually every major radio format for some of the nation's top broadcasting companies.
Steven has created and developed numerous successful radio brands and nurtured and advanced local and national talent.
After holding on-air positions at several local radio stations, networks including The NBC Radio Network, and ABC Radio , he was a co-founding partner in Saga Communications, serving as Executive Vice President and Group Program Director from the company's formation in 1986 until 2015, when he founded AMPLIFI MEDIA.
Steve now helps media brands create, develop, and monetize "original branded content” on any number of platforms…and is instrumental in creating winning recipes with audio ingredients.
For several decades, the term “Mainstream Media” has been weaponized, first by scrappy fringe voices railing against legacy networks and newspapers; and more recently by cable outlets like FOX News and MSNBC. Our guest finds this ironic since ratings qualify them as “mainstream.” And, in his view, the obsolescence of the term has never been more painfully obvious than lately, especially during the George Floyd episode.
Holland Cooke is a media consultant, working at the intersection of radio and the Internet.
His Website: https://hollandcooke.com/
His book: https://bit.ly/HollandCookeGreatestHits
You may wonder why Mix 92.9 has been the perennial ratings leader in Nashville, and how they maintain their market leadership. The reasons are not always obvious. And you heard right…it’s not even a Country station!
WJXA & WNFN OM Barbara Bridges been named one of the top 50 Programmers in the nation four times by Radio Ink magazine and has been featured in Billboard and numerous other publications for many things, including her understanding of the relationship between sales and programming. She knows how to win in revenue as well as ratings…and you’ll learn some concepts you can put in place tomorrow!