P.O. BOX 642034


An innovative entertainment industry executive with a diverse background ranging from radio programming and production to lifestyle marketing and event planning. Highly skilled in developing successful business strategies and unique cross-promotions utilizing traditional and new media opportunities. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously from inception to completion, while adhering to strict deadlines and budgets. Excellent communication skills with a proven ability to develop and maintain strong professional relationships in all aspects of business.


Professional Experience

KLOS – Los Angeles, CA.                                                                                                                              2009-Present
“KLOS After Hours”/Board Operator/Engineer/Swing/Fill-in
Top rated rock station in Los Angeles.
• Swing/fill-in, back-up engineer for various programs and remote broadcasts including Breakfast with the Beatles, Community Spotlight and “The Mark & Brian Program” syndication.
• Operate audio board and associated audio programs (Adobe Audition, ENCO, and Shortcut) for live remote broadcasts, voice-tracked shows, syndicated programs and all music programs.
• Implement production elements, commercials, and legal IDs as per the station logs.
• Record and edit listener requests utilizing 360 Systems Shortcut Digital Audio Editor.
• Collaborate with various show producers and talent, send and receive EAS test and answer all incoming calls.

EXAMINER.COM – Los Angeles, CA.                                                                                                  2009-Present
National Music Examiner
Premiere online national news & entertainment publication, providing localized news and information throughout the US and Canada.
• Provide various original music related editorial content, including: artist interviews, radio features, music and book reviews.

FREEGOTHAM.com – Los Angeles, CA.                                                                                            2010-Present
West Coast Editor
Premiere online national news & entertainment publication, providing localized news and information throughout the US and Canada.
• Provide various original music related editorial content, including: artist interviews, radio features, music and book reviews.

RADIO & RECORDS – Los Angeles, CA.                                                                                                    2005-2009
Charts & Music Manager
Radio & Records is the preeminent information company serving the key radio and record label decision makers with news and airplay information to the United States and Canadian broadcast industry. R&R’s information is offered through a broad line of print, Internet, research, convention and seminar products providing radio- and record-industry executives with access to critical research information, including the most comprehensive music-airplay data in the industry.
• Primary oversight including proofing of all printed charts, consisting of 22 formats plus 5 Canadian airplay charts for Newspaper, Fax and Online representation.
• Manage 1,500+ reporting radio stations that report new music added to their playlists for the coming week.
• Manage internal station and music database’s as represented on proprietary company Music Tracking software.
• Manage files from strategic partners, radio stations, the company database and outside contributors.
• Editorial and statistical contributor to Daily Fax containing the latest news and the industry’s most trusted airplay information.

DIGITAL MUSICWORKS INTERNATIONAL (DMI)                                                                       2004-2005
– Los Angeles, CA.
Director of Promotion & Marketing-West Coast
Progressive digital record label representing such artists as Redlightmusic – featuring Peter Klett of Candlebox, Headrush, Dwight Twilley, Ron Dante of the Archies and guitar virtuoso, Lino.
• Maximize exposure of DMI artists through promotion and marketing for the West Coast and beyond.
• Represent label to Rock, Active Rock, Oldies, Jazz, Modern Adult and Adult Alternative formats.
• Conceive and execute promotion/marketing campaigns for: radio and new media ventures – including terrestrial, satellite, Internet, cable, pod-casting, street teams, In-flight, Internet marketing and touring.
• Represent company to independent promoters and trades.
• Help research artists for acquisition, including evaluating market value and current ownership.
• Manage budgets in the Los Angeles market.
• Coordinate artist appearances, interviews, performances and promotions with a variety of music outlets.
• Generate reports to appropriate company departments and clients.
• Coordinate travel itineraries for artists.
• Plan showcases and special events featuring DMI recording artists.
• Own current database of programmers and industry contacts for all reporting formats (including niche formats). 

KNAC.COM – Hollywood, CA.                                                                                                                    1998-Present
Website Content Contributor (1998-Present)
On-Air Personality (1998-2007)

Hard rock Internet radio station with worldwide audience.
• Develop original written content for website, including artist interviews as well as album reviews for such artists as Zakk Wylde of Black Label Society, Scott Ian of Anthrax, P.O.D., Joe Satriani and Steve Vai.
•   Host and produce weekly internet radio program including live remote broadcasts.
• Create, produce, program and host weekly specialty show, “Bonus Tracks,” featuring new and established artists such as Linkin Park, Disturbed, Drowning Pool, Soil, American Pearl and Sevendust.

LAW OFFICES OF MARK RICHARDSON & ASSOCIATES                                                            2003-2004
Santa Monica, CA.
Office Manager/Legal Assistant
Securities Law Firm with clients ranging from movie producers and restaurant owners as well as companies focused on achieving DJIA/NASDAQ trading status.
• Maintained constant communication with clients regarding project up-dates.
• Managed accounts payable and receivable.
• Generated Private Placement Memorandums.
• Filed appropriate documents with related government agencies for clients.
• Maintained up to date governmental filing forms.
• Oversaw extensive in-house and off-site filing system.
• Managed office computer network
• Created and implemented excel based client billing system

THE NETWORK MAGAZINE GROUP – Burbank, CA.                                                                     1994-2002
Director of Rock Radio for The Album Network (1999-2002)
Radio Coordinator for The Album Network (1996-1999)
Premiere weekly music trade publication in the music industry.
• Compiled national radio airplay chart consisting of over 250 terrestrial and Internet radio station for inclusion in weekly trade publication.
• Gathered opinions and programming information on a weekly basis from 30+ radio stations to develop marketing strategies for new music.
• Conducted interviews and wrote feature stories about radio programmers and musicians including Sammy Hagar, ZZ Top, 311, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Doyle Bramhall II, Dave Matthews, Double Trouble, INXS and Aerosmith.
• Wrote numerous album reviews including Metallica, Mötley Crüe, Scorpions, Queensryche, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Boston and Rush.
• Generated revenue through sales of advertising space to record labels and promoters.
• Created and distributed via fax weekly radio airplay charts, industry news, upcoming label priorities and music releases to over 350 radio and label clients.
• Represented the company at all major conventions and artist showcases.
Data Base Marketing Manager for Clear Channel Interactive (2001)
Interactive division focusing on the development of tools, strategies and partnerships for the Internet portion of the Clear Channel business
• Created and implemented revenue generating marketing programs for terrestrial radio stations through email marketing, online advertising, analysis of user click-through rates and database growth.
• Co-created software (Email Marketing Tool) to collect information from individual listeners via station website registration page for Clear Channel stations within all major Arbitron-rated markets.
• Developed national training program to teach radio stations the Email Marketing Tool software.
• Worked closely with various Clear Channel divisions (radio stations, retail outlets, independent research firms) in developing and maintaining interactive marketing initiatives.
Associate Editor of The Country Network (1994 –1996)
Premiere weekly music trade publication in the music industry.
• Compiled national radio airplay chart consisting of over 250 terrestrial radio stations for inclusion in weekly trade publication.
• Managed layout design of national radio airplay charts, weekly artist features, reviews and advertisements. 

KHTY – Santa Barbara, CA.                                                                                                                                  1991-1997
On-Air Personality
Terrestrial radio station covering the Alternative and Top 40 genres.
• Hosted and produced weekly radio program including live remote broadcasts and personal appearances.
• Created station imaging and general on-air production elements.

KLOS – Los Angeles, CA.                                                                                                                                       1993-1994
Associate Producer, “The Mark & Brian Program”
Top rated morning show in Los Angeles with national syndication in over a dozen markets.
• Responsible for all research and show preparation.
• Developed and coordinated all promotional activities as they pertained to the program including major event planning for the “Day Before Thanksgiving Day Parade” and “Christmas Show”.
• Served as liaison to all affiliate stations nationwide.
• Solicited and booked guests for program including Pete Townshend, Bo Jackson, Anne Rice and
Dr. Barbara DeAngelis.
• Produced and edited show segments for “Best Of” programs and CD compilations. 

RADIO & RECORDS – Los Angeles, CA.                                                                                                        1991-1993
Music Research Associate Editor
Premiere weekly music trade publication in the music industry.
• Compiled national radio airplay charts for various formats consisting of over 500 terrestrial radio stations for inclusion in weekly trade publication.
• Researched and wrote weekly music feature highlighting timeline facts and date book of historical events on artist lives.

KTYD – Santa Barbara, CA.                                                                                                                                  1988-1991
Music Director/On-Air Personality
Top rated terrestrial Rock radio station.
• Responsible for selecting all music heard on station including programming of rotations and special music features, artist interviews and special event programming.
• Input all songs in station’s music database, including the production of daily music log. 

COX CABLE – Santa Barbara, CA.                                                                                                                    1987-1991
Marketing Manager
Local Cable Company.
• Increased the subscriber base through creative marketing activities in cooperation with affiliated networks including Disney, HBO and Showtime.
• Hired and directed a 20-person staff for the promotion of services through direct sales, in-house marketing and installation.


Special Projects
Album Network 20th Anniversary Compilation and Various NASA Space Shuttle Compilations


Computer Skills
Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, the Internet, Virtual Network Conferencing and Net Meeting


Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
Minor in Communications
University of California, Santa Barbara



* References available upon request


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