Norman Pattiz is a media professional who is established PodcastOne, and he currently serves as its executive chairman. He has been in radio broadcasting industry for more than 40 years. Mr. Pattiz also created the Westwood One and has led it to be recognized for offering reliable news, talk, entertainment, sports, and traffic information. Westwood One controlled or offered programs on the CBS News, NFL Football, NBC radio networks, CNN Radio, March Madness, Mutual Broadcasting System, winter and summer Olympic Games, The Super Bowl, and various music shows.
Mr. Pattiz established the Courtside Entertainment Group in 2010, and its primary function was to offer top notch programming. In 2012, the radio guru noted an excellent business opportunity in the audio-on-demand sector, and he created PodcastOne. The enterprise developed at a fast rate and was regarded as the top producer of audio-on-demand programs. Podcast one has various top media brands and personalities. They include Dan Patrick, Adam Carolla, Laura Ingraham, Heather Dubrow, Shaquille O’Neal, Chris Jericho, Steve Austin, WNYC’s Radiolab, Dr. Drew, Freakonomics, and many more others. The network has more than 200 active podcasts.
Norman has made significant accomplishments in his career. He served as a member of the United States’ Broadcasting Board of where he was appointed to by Bill Clinton in 2000 and by George Bush in 2002. The board supervises the undertakings of all U.S broadcasting stations that are not owned by the Military. They include the Radio Free Europe, Middle East Broadcasting, the Voice of America and many other services. He was appointed to head the creation and opening of the American radio stations that broadcasts in Arabic and operates in the 22 Middle East nations. Pattiz also established a Farsi language radio service that reaches more than 40 million people every week.
In 2009, Norman Pattiz was named as a winner of the Giants of Broadcasting Award, which is offered by the Library of American Broadcasting. He was also inaugurated into the National Radio Hall of Fame. Apart from his long career in the broadcasting sector, Pattiz has served as the chairperson of the Los Alamos National Security Laboratories and the Lawrence Livermore. He is also recognized as a member of global bodies, which are the Pacific Council on International Relations and Council of Foreign Relations. Norman Pattiz has been married to Dr.Mary Turner Pattiz for three decades, and they both live in Beverly Hills.