Norman Pattiz is the Executive and Founder of PodcastOne. He is also the founder of the Westwood one of which through his leadership becomes the America’s largest radio network, and the company can provide sports, news, talk, traffic programming and entertainment to broadcast industry. Also, Westwood has owned, distributed and managed CBS News, NBC radio networks, CNN Radio, NFL Football, plus March Madness, plus March Madness, The Super Bowl, NCAA Basketball, and both The Summer and Winter Olympic Games. In the year 2010, he created Courtside Entertainment Group and then most recently introduced the Podcastone and PodcastOne Sale, the leader in the national podcast marketing and sales. Mr. Pattiz also serves as the Chairman of Los Alamos National Security Laboratories and Lawrence Livermore as well as a Regent of the University of California. He has also been a recipient of most numerous and civil awards which include Distinguished Education Service Award, Numerous Broadcaster of the year Award and The Freedom of Speech Award. Due to his contributions to the radio industry which was of high significant, he was inducted into National Radio Hall of Fame.
In the year 2000, he was appointed by President Clinton, and then President Bush reappointed him in the year 2002. His responsibility and duties were to serve on the Broadcasting Board of the Governors in the United States of America. The duties and functions of BBG are to oversee the US nonmilitary broadcasting service which includes Radio Free Europe, Radio Liberty, The Voice of America, Middle East Broadcasting, among others. On the other hand, Mr. Pattiz contributed to the process of conceiving as well as launching the Americas Arabic language radio as well as television services to all 22 countries of Middle East. He was also responsible for the Farsi Language broadcasting to the Iran and was able to reach more than 40 million listeners weekly.
In Dec. 19, 2016, Mr. Pattiz announced the America’s largest advertiser-supported podcast network. According to him this is the newest show under PodcaRadio Liberty stone umbrella and will be featuring entertaining and enlightening conversations with the most world-renowned researchers. Besides, the show will be challenging everything starting from ghouls, ghosts, angels, aliens, demons, mysteries, monster encounters and miracles. PodcastOne network currently hosts above 200 most popular podcasts which include Shaquille O’Neal, Adam Carolla, Steve Austin, Terry Dubrow and Heather, Barstool Sports, Dan Patrick, Forbes, Laura Ingraham, Chris Webber, Malcolm McDowell, TheCHIVE and much more.