Norman Pattiz is a legend in the media industry. He recently announced another legend in the industry, Norman Lear, would be joining his company PodcastOne as a podcast host. The new show will be called “All of the Above” and feature a mix of Norman Lear, his sidekick Paul Hipp. and a variety of celebrity guests.
Norman Lear created many of the most beloved tv shows in history. Among these shows was Good Times, The Jeffersons, All in the Family, and Maude. He was a creative talent who helped to revolutionize the tv industry. His show is a mix of a variety of topics including current events, social issues, music, politics, and whatever else comes up. He has lined up guests such as Amy Poehler, Jerrod Carmichael, and Julie Louis-Dreyfus. Learn more: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/norman-pattiz-announces-hollywoods-legendary-204000537.html
In talking about his new show, Norman Lear at age 95 joked that he wanted to wait until his life was halfway over until he created a podcast. Talking about Norman Lear, Norman Pattiz said he was very happy to work with another Norman and greatly admired his work.
Norman Pattiz is an entrepreneur who has been in the media industry since the 1970’s. He established PodcastOne in 2016 and it has quickly become the largest podcast network in the world. He is both the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman at his company. He also still serves as a consultant to the first company he established, Westwood One Inc.
Over the course of his career, Norman Pattiz has been involved in a number of different roles. He once served on the Broadcasting Board of Governors after being appointed by President Clinton and then reappointed by President Bush. While there he was the one primarily responsible for the establishment of Radio Sawa which broadcasts information, news, and music in the Middle East. He also was the one responsible for the creation of Alhurra Television which is a satellite TV channel that broadcasts in Arabic and is supported by the United States.
Another leadership role that Norman Pattiz has served in is with the University of California. Since September 2001 he has been a Regent at this educational institution. Additionally, he serves the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department as their Director of the Office of Foreign Relations. He also has an advisory position with Homeland Security’s Region 1 division. Over the course of his career, he has been given numerous awards and was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame.