Peter Kosann Launches Compass Media Networks
March 5, 2009 at 11:23 AM (PT)
CONNOISSEUR MEDIA COO PETER KOSANN has launched a new syndication network, COMPASS MEDIA NETWORKS. KOSANN, who will continue on at CONNOISSEUR MEDIA, and is the former Pres./CEO at WESTWOOD ONE, commented, "We are open for business."
COMPASS MEDIA NETWORK kicks off with syndication of DOWNLOAD HD, a radio imaging and production library offering over two million pieces of written and audio content.
"This is a homecoming for us, as we had the pleasure of working with PETER during his tenure as CEO at WESTWOOD ONE when we debuted our service two years ago,” said HD/FX Pres. MIKE LEE. "We jumped at the opportunity to work with PETER again.
KOSANN added, "MIKE LEE and his team set the standard of excellence for show prep and audio services. Programmers appreciate the unparalleled treasure chest of content and the ease of use. Our affiliate base is surging with new stations."
Within the past 30 days, COMPASS MEDIA NETWORKS has secured new affiliation agreements with BIG LEAGUE BROADCASTING, CONNOISSEUR MEDIA, GREAT EASTERN RADIO, GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS, MAVERICK MEDIA, MT WILSON BROADCASTING and ROSE CITY RADIO.
Additionally COMPASS will syndicate the FREE BEER & HOT WINGS SHOW. Based at WGRD/GRAND RAPIDS, and heard across 17 affiliates, GREGG "FREE BEER" DANIELS said, "Our goal is to super-serve our audience, affiliates and advertisers. We now have the expertise and ability to do just that."
Added ERIC ZANE, "We would like to express our sincere appreciation to REGENT COMMUNICATIONS. They have been wonderful partners and we look forward to working with our flagship, WGRD, as well as our REGENT affiliates in ALBANY, ST. CLOUD and FLINT for many years to come."
KOSANN noted, "I am very excited to work with CHRIS, GREGG, ERIC and JOE. The show has tremendous momentum. We look forward to launching in many more markets and working with our current and prospective broadcast partners to help them drive ratings and revenue."
New to the FREE BEER & HOT WINGS SHOW are KPUS/CORPUS CHRISTI and KMXN/LAWRENCE, KS.
For more info, reach PETER KOSANN at email@example.com