Norman Pattiz announced the launch of a new podcast known as “Beyond the Darkness” in December 2016. It will feature conversations on paranormal activity such as ghosts, demons, aliens, monsters, and miracles. Pattiz said that it would be the newest show on Chris Jericho’s podcast and would be hosted by Dave Schrader and Tim Dennis. The hosts have experience in the radio industry.
Pattiz praised Jericho for how successful he had become in the podcast business since joining PodcastOne. Pattiz said that they knew Jericho’s network would grow to involve much more than wrestling when they started it. Chris Jericho also released a statement saying that he was excited to welcome the new podcast to his network.
He mentioned that he had confidence in the hosts of the show and their ability to keep their fans engaged. Jericho also said that he was confident that the two would thrive under his network and increase their audience. New episodes are scheduled to be released every Monday on iTunes and the PodcastOne site and app.
Norman Pattiz is the founder of Westwood One. The Westwood One is one of the largest radio networks in the US. The network managed and owned popular radio stations such as CNN Radio, CBS News, the Super Bowl network, and NBC radio. Pattiz started Courtside Entertainment in 2010. Courtside Entertainment is a quality programming distributor.
According to Crunchbase, Norman Pattiz decided to start PodcastOne to produce audio content after identifying a niche in the podcast industry. Some of the brands and personalities with podcasts on the network include Larry King, Shaquille O’Neal, Forbes, and Adam Carolla. Pattiz served as the chief executive officer of PodcastOne until 2016 when he was appointed the executive chairman.
Norman Pattiz was appointed to the broadcasting board of governors by President Bush and President Clinton. The board manages the non-military radio stations that the United States operates overseas. These radio stations include Radio Free Europe, Voice of America, and Radio Free Europe.
Bloomberg revealed that Norman Pattiz is recognized for the creation of Radio Sawa and Alhurra Television. It is one of the largest satellite television stations in the Middle East. Pattiz has received many awards over the course of his career including the freedom of speech award, the broadcaster of the year award, and the Distinguished education service award.
Pattiz was recognized for his contributions to the radio industry by being inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame In 2009. Pattiz is the chair of the board of Los Alamos and Lawrence Livermore National Security. He is the director of the Regents of the University of California. Pattiz adds that one needs to work hard and stay excited all the time for them to succeed. He also says that his heroes are Steve Ross, Bill Paley, and Dan Miller.