Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Steve Warren Celebrates 50 Years in Radio with "Victory Lap" Speaking Tour



Steve Warren, veteran Radio Personality, Program Director, Consultant, and Producer, has reached a radio milestone not many other broadcast professionals can claim.  50 years in Radio.  Steve is still going strong as Host/Producer of the weekly “Country Oldies Show” on the Envision Radio Network. He was one of the first Program Director and On-Air personalities at Sirius Satellite Radio developing all of Sirius’ Country music Channels. Recently, he’s been back at SiriusXM as a News Announcer for the Howard Stern Show, he is author of RADIO: The Book, the best-selling book on Radio programming (Focal Press), and finally, he is Executive Producer of Chinamerica Hit Radio, a 24 hour Internet stations featuring top Contemporary Chinese  Pop Music. There’s a lot more…

Full press release below.





July 29, 2013 New York

Veteran Radio Personality, Program Director, Consultant, and Producer, Steve Warren has reached a radio milestone not many other broadcast professionals can claim. 50 years in Radio. In the summer of 1963, Steve began his professional radio career with his first paid radio job at WKLO in Louisville, Kentucky.  He had recently graduated from New Albany (Indiana) High School, which boasts the nation's first High School FM station, WNAS and was a member of the radio staff  upon graduation.  Steve was born and grew up in New Albany, just across the Ohio River from Louisville.

Steve explained, "In those days, there were two hot Top 40 station in Louisville, WKLO and WAKY.  I was a WKLO guy and dreamed of working there while attending Junior and Senior High School.  I beat their door down for several weeks before they found a summer job for me".

Now, 50 years later, Steve is still going strong as Host/Producer of the weekly "Country Oldies Show" on 100 USA radio stations on the Envision Radio Network.  He was one of the first Program Director and On-Air personalities at Sirius Satellite Radio developing all of Sirius' Country music Channels.  In fact, Steve is also still on the air at SiriusXM as a News Announcer for the Howard Stern Show, and finally, he is Executive Producer of Chinamerica Radio, a 24 hour Internet stations featuring top Contemporary Chinese Pop Music.

Throughout his career, in addition to being a Program Director, he has always maintained a formidable On Air persona lity and presence at the stations where he worked.  For a complete time-line of Steve's remarkable career, visit www.stevewarren.info .

Now that he's hit the 50 years in Radio mark, Steve will be taking a "victory lap" around the industry. Scheduled public speaking engagements commence with addressing his 1963 New Albany High School class reunion in New Albany, August 2-3-4.  Steve is an engaging, informative and humorous speaker, having regularly been invited to speak to the National Association of Broadcasters, 16 different State Broadcasting Associations, Advertising agencies, 27 Universities, business groups and internationally in the U.K. Canada, Switzerland, Australia, China, and The Netherlands.  

He's not only a great speaker, he's an equally great interview with a unique historical perspective on the evolution of radio over the last 50 years, with anecdotes, and a vivid backstage view from inside the industry.

To schedule an interview or for information regarding Steve Warren addressing your organization, contact: 

Joseph Brow  I  Xavier Sacta   800-827-1722



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