Sun Broadcast Group, one of the fastest growing independent radio networks, announced that Gary Krantz, President & CEO of Krantz Media Group/KMG Networks has joined the company as Strategic Advisor. Together, Sun and KMG will focus on new initiatives in content, digital, and services to superserve media partners in the audio entertainment sector. These exciting new opportunities will be separate initiatives from existing and planned partnerships that Sun and KMG are involved with, respectively.
“Gary and I have known each other for years and have always shared the same exciting vision for this industry,” said Jason Bailey, CEO of Sun Broadcast Group. “With all that’s going on in the network radio space there are countless opportunities to make a real difference with amazing program partners who share our passion for change. I’m stoked to work more closely with KMG on a professional basis in advancing our mission to make radio an Experience for a whole new generation.”
“Jason Bailey is one of the most forward thinking executives in our business,” said Gary Krantz, President & CEO of Krantz Media Group. “With their investments in new distribution platforms, cutting edge technology, and a growing management staff and world-class team, Sun is at the vanguard of a new generation of media companies in the audio entertainment space. There are ‘game changing’ initiatives forthcoming from Sun that KMG is excited to be a part of.”
About Sun Broadcast Group
Sun Broadcast Group (sunbgi.com) is a new generation, national broadcast network providing targeted radio solutions across America. Sun offers sales representation, distribution and programming support to syndicators and radio networks nationwide. Its program and sales offerings include The Marilu Henner Show, DJ Lynnwood EDM Show, The Little League World Series, Nashville Music Minute, Mr. Movieman, Accuweather en Español, Horse Racing’s Triple Crown, The Breeders Cup and The Ben Ferguson Show.
About Krantz Media Group/KMG Networks
An internationally recognized business strategist operating at the intersection of the media, advertising, and entertainment industries, Gary Krantz is President and chief executive officer of Krantz Media Group LLC, a leading New York City-based advisory business development, and content syndication firm that provides critical direction on issues of content syndication, marketing, advertising, media, entertainment and digital technology. KMG provides strategic marketing and brand development, implementation roadmaps, technology solutions for media, media sales and revenue generation, business development, organizational planning, and competitive analysis many for many brands and companies such as Viacom Networks, Clear Channel/Premiere Radio Networks, Studio Center Total Production, My Damn Channel, TuneGenie Networks, and the UK based Team Rock Limited..In 2012, KMG launched KMG Networks - an independent, multi-platform content and services syndication company. Its services and products include,“On Tap,” presented by VH1 Classic, The VH1 Rock and Classic Rock Radio Network, The Studio Center Network, Team Rock’s Classic Rock Hall of Honour, and a suite of broadcast products created by respected news broadcaster Lee Harris (mornings on CBS’s 1010 WINS).