Norman Pattiz Using Celebrity Content to Grow PodcastOne’s Market Reach

PodcastOne was launched in the last quarter of 2012. Currently, it is the leading provider and producer of audio on-demand programs in the country. PodcastOne is home to personalities and brands like former basketballer Shaquille O’Neal, wrestler and actor Steve Austin, Dr, Drew, Heather Dubrow, and Larry King. In April, they announced the addition of Norman Lear to the podcast.


Norman Lear wears many hats. He is an established producer, creator, director, writer, and a veteran. Lear’s legendary productions including sitcoms such as Good Times, Maude, and All in a family influenced production in the American television Industry.


All of the Above with Norman Lear, PodcastOne’s most recent project, is a weekly podcast that entertains, enlightens, and indulges the listeners. The topics covered will touch on social, economic, political, and current issues. Each podcast includes perspectives from the diverse American population. Paul Hipp, Norman’s close friend, is the resident co-host. Celebrity guests lined up for the show include sports, media and entertainment personalities.


The debut podcast aired on May 1st and new episodes are out every Monday. You can access the broadcast through the PodcastOne website and app and iTunes. The show promises to cater for diverse needs that cut across age differences. Learn more:


Norman Pattiz is the founder and chairman of PodcastOne. He discovered the unmet needs in the audio-on demand sector. Over the last 40 years, he has created value for investments in the media industry. Pattiz is the Founder of Westwood One, America biggest provider of entertainment, sports, talk and news programming in the Broadcast field. Westwood One runs, distributes or manages the Winter and Summer Olympics, CNN radio, NFL football, CBS news amongst other productions and shows. The Courtside Entertainment Group, founded in 2010, produces and distributes top notch programming.


President Clinton appointed Norman Pattiz to be part of the U.S Broadcasting Board of Governors in 2000. President Bush reappointed to the same position in 2002. The board manages the nonmilitary broadcasts in the USA including Radio Liberty and the Voice of America. During his tenure, he launched the pioneer American owned Arabic language television and radio services to Middle East countries. The Farsi language broadcast, a first of its own, attracts over 40 million listeners in Iran weekly.


Norman Pattiz is a recipient of the Giants of Broadcasting Award 2009. He is also the chairman of the Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos National Security laboratories ( Norman Pattiz prioritizes implementation of ideas. For each idea generated he assess his companies’ capacity to turn it into a profitable venture.


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