At the end of 2012, Norman Pattiz founded and launched PodcastOne. The company was very successful and quickly became a leading producer and distributor of audio-on-demand programming. Presently, PodcastOne works with a large number of brands and personalities among which are Dan Patrick, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Dr. Drew and TheCHIVE, WNYC’s Radiolab and over 200 other titles which are among the most popular podcasts today.
Norman Pattiz has over 40 years of experience the field radio syndication. He is also the founder of Westwood One. Under his leadership, Westwood One became America’s largest provider of entertainment, sports, news talk and traffic programming to the Broadcast Industry. Westwood One worked with brands such as the Super Bowl, the Mutual Broadcasting System, NBC radio networks, both the Winter and Summer Olympic Games to name a few. Courtside Entertainment Group was also founded by Norman Pattiz in 2010, aimed to produce and distribute high-quality programming.
Going further back in Norman Pattiz’s work history it is worth to mention that in 2000 he was appointed by President Clinton and reappointed in 2002 by President Bush in order to take a position on the Broadcasting Board of Governors of the United States of America. The Broadcasting Board of USA has the responsibility of overseeing nonmilitary broadcasting services, among which are The Voice, Radio Free Europe, Middle East Broadcasting and more. In 2009 Pattiz had the honor of being inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame. He also had the honor of receiving the Giants of Broadcasting Award from the Library of American Broadcasting. He is responsible for reaching over 40 million listeners in Iraq alone on a weekly basis.
Besides his high status in the broadcasting field, Norman Pattiz is also Regent of the University of California, the Chairman of the Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos National Security Laboratories, a member of the Pacific Council on International Relations and the Council of Foreign Relations.
Norman Pattiz is extremely successful and skilled in what he does. He very strongly believes in the notion of always staying busy. Being very proactive at heart he states that in order to achieve great success one needs to be diligent and disciplined. Creativity comes with action, and thus it breeds, even more, action. He says often the first one to get in the office in the morning and the last one to leave it in the evening.