Krantz Media Group Hits The Ground Running
Starts With Premiere Radio, My Damn Channel, More In The Fold
April 21, 2010 at 3:05 PM (PT)
Longtime radio power player GARY KRANTZ has launched KRANTZ MEDIA GROUP, a full-service consultancy specializing in new business development, management/syndication services, and media investment. KMG launches with working agreements with PREMIERE RADIO NETWORKS, MY DAMN CHANNEL, TUNEGENIE NETWORKS and BLOGTALKRADIO. In addition, KMG’s Talent Representation division has signed noted Talk show hosts KAREL and NICOLE SANDLER.
"KMG is launching at one of the most exciting times in the media industry," CKMG Pres./CEO GARY KRANTZ stated. "Our mission is to identify new revenue clients for our partners, secure national distribution for brands and talent on all audio and video distribution platforms, and identify investors that will fund emerging companies’ capital needs.
"The fact that we have launched with 'best in brand' companies like PREMIERE, MY DAMN CHANNEL, TUNEGENIE and BLOGTALKRADIO underscores our opportunity for success," he continued. "In addition, KAREL and NICOLE SANDLER are both unique voices in Talk radio that have huge potential."
"We're delighted to partner with KRANTZ MEDIA GROUP to continue providing national advertisers with top-rated programs and services to reach their target audiences." PREMIERE Pres./Content and Affiliate Relations JULIE TALBOTT stated.
"GARY has the experience and the contacts to co-create deals that matter," MY DAMN CHANNEL Founder/CEO ROB BARNETT said. "He’s bringing big ideas and C-level executives to the table for MY DAMN CHANNEl’s newest brand, RAMP (RADIO AND MUSIC PROS). We're working together to fuse the lines between radio, web and television to build new ways for talent and advertisers to touch millions."
"GARY has the unique gift to mix left and right brain, money and business with creative and product," TUNEGENIE CEO JEFFREY SPECTER added. "It lets him cut through the fog to hone in on the product that will be a consumer hit and how to monetize it. It’s a great skill and one that has helped us tremendously."
Prior to launching KMG, KRANTZ held executive positions at WESTWOOD ONE, PREMIERE RADIO NETWORKS, AIR AMERICA RADIO, AMFM, and MJI BROADCASTING, among others. To find out more about KRANTZ MEDIA GROUP, go to www.krantzmediagroup.com.