Norman Pattiz

Norman Pattiz, founder and chairman emeritus of radio giant Westwood One, led the company to become America’s largest radio network and provider of news, sports, entertainment, talk, and traffic programming to the broadcast industry. In 2010, Pattiz founded and launched Courtside Entertainment Group; based in Los Angeles, the company produces and finances multi-platform, quality programming. It’s the radio home for such high-profile personalities as Laura Ingraham, Bill O’Reilly, Dr. Drew Pinsky, and Ron Paul. Pattiz launched PodcastOne in 2013, andthe company quickly became the leader in audio on-demand programming. Today, PodcastOne’s popular lineup of personalities and brands includes Kathie Lee Gifford, Dan Patrick, Brandi Glanville, Adam Carolla, Dr. Drew, Steve Austin, Dennis Miller, Jay Mohr, Jillian Michaels, NPR New York, and NPR Los Angeles. Pattiz was appointed by President Clinton in 2000 and reappointed in 2002 by President Bush to serve on the Broadcasting Board of Governors of the United States of America. In 2009, Pattiz was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame and received the Giants of Broadcasting Award from the Library of American Broadcasting.

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