Entrepreneur Norman Pattiz announced the launch of Scott Levy’s Raven Effect to PodcastOne. Scott Levy is a former WWE wrestler. His Raven Effect show will be featured on the Jericho Network and will address issues such as pop culture, pet peeves, current events, politics, and conspiracies. These topics will be discussed by people from all walks of life who will be expected to bring forth interesting opinions and thoughts.
The PodcastOne network will produce episodes of these discussions and upload them to iTunes and the PodcastOne website. According to Pattiz, head of PodcastOne, this new platform is an achievement for the Jericho Network. Jericho who is also a former wrestler is brilliant when it comes to merging sports and music with the WWE content. He also runs a paranormal show, “Beyond Darkness” on PodcastOne. Jericho began working with PodcastOne in 2016 and has since produced several episodes. He is excited to have The Raven Effect in his network.
Norman Pattiz career and achievements
Norman J. Pattiz is a broadcasting veteran and the executive chair of PodcastOne. He is married to Mary Turner, a former radio presenter. Pattiz has been in this business for the last four decades and is a proud member of the National Radio Hall of Fame. He is popularly known for Westwood One, a radio syndication firm that became one of the largest media companies in the world. Westwood One worked in collaboration with the Mutual Broadcasting System, CBS News, NBC radio networks, and CNN. Since 2001, Pattiz has sat on various boards such as the Board of Regents of the University of California. He is the chairperson of Board of Regents Oversight Committee of the Department of Energy Labs and the Board of USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism.
Pattiz is the founder of Courtside Entertainment Group, a programming company that he launched in 2010. Two years later, he established Launchpad and renamed it to PodcastOne in 2013. This company has since grown into one of the largest advertiser-supported networks in the world. PodcastOne hosts some of the famous celebrities such as Chris Jericho, Steve Austin, Adam Carolla, Dan Patrick, and Chris Webber. Back in 2000, Pattiz was appointed by President Clinton to head the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG). He was re-appointed two years later by President Bush to chair the BBG. Pattiz assisted the government in creating Arabic-language media services, which include Alhurra TV and Radio Sawa. In 2010, the Library of American Broadcasting issued the Giants of Broadcasting Award to Norman Pattiz.
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