About hurricanedave

I wanted to express my interest in joining your company. I am a self-motivated and progress-driven VP of Programming, Operations & Syndication with an extensive background in the Radio industry. 

The teams I have managed have built 12 #1 radio stations from Classic Rock to Hip Hop. I have developed and executed strategies that I believe will bring value to your organization.

I know a lot of companies are looking to be more diversified and inclusive. I would love to be part of this initiative. Throughout my career, I have built relationships with celebrities and influencers in the Urban Music field. I am confident that my abilities would be a great fit for your organization.

I offer the dedication required to do the job well and will consistently exceed expectations.

I would greatly appreciate your review of my enclosed resume. I am available for an interview or further discussion. I look forward to your response.

David Glenn Smith

214-684-0407
  • Industry Branded EntertainmentMediaRadio
  • Sector AudioBranded EntertainmentMusic MarketingTalent DevelopmentTalent Relations
  • Preferred Job Title Branded Entertainment PartnershipsConsultantExecutive Vice PresidentPresidentSenior Vice PresidentVice President
  • Companies KJLH Los Angeles Radio One Atlanta ABC Radio Networks

Summary

PROFESSIONAL OBJECTIVE

To become President of Programming & Operations for a Major Streaming Platform or- Radio Broadcasting Company. Work with a National Team to create ways to cross pro- mote client-driven content across ALL platforms to maximize exposure and revenue for the company’s bottom line. Create new ways to generate money and new partnerships through music-focused events and new music weekends. Develop successful Programming for Radio, Streaming, Web, and TV. Professionalism and personality a must.

Experience

  • 2020 - 2021
    RADIO FREE 102.3 KJLH-FM, LOS ANGELES, CA

    PROGRAMMING, MARKETING AND OPERATIONS CONSULTANT

    My primary role is to service consultant in all aspects of programming, marketing, and operations of this legendary radio station. KJLH - Has long been a fixture in the Southern California radio landscape. This brand has traditionally served the African-American audience. It happens to be owned by a musical icon and living legend Mr. Stevie Wonder.

  • 2009 - 2019
    Radio One

    VP/PROGRAMMING & OPERATIONS - ATLANTA, GA, CHARLOTTE, NC, RALEIGH, NC, RICHMOND, VA

    Supervisory Responsibilities; Manages subordinate supervisors who supervise employees in the Programming Department, Engineering Department, Promotions Department, and General and Administrative Department. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Also directly supervises non-supervisory employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Radio One’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints, and resolving problems.

  • 2021 - 2021
    SYNDICATION ONE– DALLAS TX

    DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

    I worked closely with a number of high-profile National Radio Shows including; The Rev. Al. Sharpton, Rickey Smiley, Yolanda Adams, Coco Brother, Warren Balitine, and more. As Director of Operations, I was work closely with Programing Directors, Engineering, and GM’s to provide great customer support with all our brands. I also work to develop compelling Programming content, delivery, and execution of breaks and major contests for all of our National Programs.

  • 2021 - 2021
    ABC RADIO NETWORKS

    DOUG BANKS MORNING SHOW EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

    The goal is to develop compelling Programming for this National Morning Show. Devel- op and work with high profile talent on content, delivery, and execution of breaks and ma- jor contest. Schedule and evaluate all music imaging and content on the show ensuring that is relevant to our target demo.