Sun Broadcast Group's Shazam for Radio Welcomes Michael Fisher

Top Quote Sun Broadcast Group announced today that Media 11 founder, Michael Fischer, has joined the company as Strategic Development Advisor. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) March 20, 2015 - Fischer will work with Sun's programming and digital departments to expand the Shazam for Radio local station offerings as well as spearhead the development of the highly anticipated "Shazam Top 40" countdown shows. Fischer comes to Sun after serving as SVP of Music and Content at Clip Interactive for the last two years.

    "I'm thrilled to be collaborating with Sun Broadcast Group." said Fischer. "Their forward thinking has allowed them to create some great products for broadcast radio. Radio's next phase of digital innovation needs to embrace what advertisers and listeners expect. That includes attribution, measurement and magical content experiences across all devices. Shazam for Radio is the perfect platform to deliver just that."

    "From the moment I met Michael, I knew he understood the vision of our Shazam For Radio platform", said Ed Rivera-Searles, SVP of Digital at Sun Broadcast Group. "We are focused bridging the gap for radio listeners by developing interactive content that will be activated by our radio station partner's programming assets. Michael's strategic intensity, extensive background in both digital and mobile, as well as his relationships in the radio and music industry will help us accelerate the achievement our objective. I'm thrilled to have him collaborate with us in this effort."

    Prior to his role at Clip Interactive, Fischer served as SVP of Engagement at Triton Digital. He has also help prominent programming positions in major radio markets including Chicago, Dallas, New York City and Denver.

    For more information on Shazam for Radio, contact Michael Fischer at MFischer ( @ ) sunbgi dot com or Ron Rivlin at RRivlin ( @ ) sunbgi dot com dot

    About Sun Broadcast Group:
    Named one of the fastest growing companies in America by Inc Magazine, Sun Broadcast Group is a national radio network reaching over 142 Million monthly listeners through its more than 5,500 affiliates. Headquartered in New York City and Boca Raton, FL, Sun offers ad sales representation, syndication and programming support to producers, hosts and radio networks nationwide. It's growing program and sales offerings include Shazam for Radio, Country Club with Dee Jay Silver, The VH1 Radio Network, The Marilu Henner Show, The Little League World Series, Nashville Minute with Fitz, The Hit List With Fitz, Accuweather en Espaņol, Yahoo Deportes, Horse Racing's Breeders Cup and many more.

    About Media 11:
    Media 11 is a media-consulting firm that works with companies in digital music discovery, social giving and engagement and syndicated radio content. It's headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

    For more information, call Sun Broadcast Group (800) 871-6163

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