Norman Pattiz is an American broadcasting entrepreneur who founded radio networks Westwood One and Podcast One. With over four decades of experience in radio organization and selling, Westwood One is the largest radio network and provider to the Broadcast Industry while Podcast One is the leader in the national distribution of marketing and sales.
Norman Pattiz was appointed to serve for two regimes of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), by President Clinton in 2000. He was later reappointed by President Bush in 2002. Apart from his broadcasting career, he has served as the President of Broadcast Education Association. He is a trustee of University of California since September 2001.
PodcastOne primary focus is to formalize their range of value in advertising hence controlling the podcast format to offer high brand impact to conquer traditional form of publicity. Their studios are located in Beverly Hills and other offices across the nation. They also have a website where one ca access their podcasts. Learn more about Norman Pattiz: https://twitter.com/norman_pattiz
Under his leadership podcast advertising showed real significance on advertising brands. Edison Research dedicated to carrying on three separate studies in 2016 on behalf of Podcast One to examine the strength of podcast advertising for five national brands. The results showed that most podcast audiences were open to brand ideas and messages and they showed an interest in considering to purchase these brands advertised.
He has received numerous professional and civic awards including the Distinguished Education Service Award, The Freedom of Speech Award and several Broadcaster of the Year Awards. In November 2009, Norman Pattiz was honored by the National Radio Hall of Fame because of his contributions to the radio industry.
According to PR Newswire, together with his wife of almost three decades, Dr. Mary Turner Pattiz, Norman Pattiz resides in Beverly Hills. He is usually involved, and with the help of his assistant he never misses out on anything, such involvement enables him to hear ideas and access them for the capability of implementation.
He also likes to read the trades so as to understand what happenings on current business and the players involved so as to know his audience in advertising.