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Worldwide Radio Summit Speakers


Aled Haydn Jones

Head of Programmes, BBC1

Alissa Pollack

EVP/Global Music Marketing, iHeartMedia

Beata Murphy

APD/MD, KIISFM/Los Angeles

Bert Weiss

Mornings, WWWQ/Atlanta

Brian Kelly

VP/Programming, Entercom & PD WXSS & WMYX/Milwaukee

Brian Philips

EVP/Content and Audience, Cumulus Media

Colby Tyner

VP/Programming, RadioOne

Carolyn Gilbert

President, NuVooDoo

Curtiss Johnson

SVP/Programming, iHeartMedia, Sacramento

Dave Beasing

Pres, Sound That Brands

Dylan Sprague

SVP/Programming, iHeartMedia, Boston

Erica Farber

Pres. & CEO, RAB

Fred Jacobs

President, Jacobs Media

Glenn Goldstein

Pres., Goldstein Management

James Howard

RSVP/Programming, PD, WKSC/Chicago

Jay Stevens

President, Tenshare Media

Jim Ryan

SVP AC Programing, Entercom, PD WCBSF, WNEW/New York

Jon Zellner

President, Programming Operations, iHeartMedia

Justin Chase

EVP/Programming, Beasley Broadcast Group

Kelly Doherty

President, TheImagingHouse.com

Kid Kelly

VP/Pop & PD Hits1/Venus, SiriusXM

Kurt Johnson

SVP/Programming, Townsquare Media

Leigh Jacobs

EVP Perceptual Research, NuVooDoo

Lori Lewis

VP/Social Media, Modern Luxury

Louie Diaz

VP/Contemporary Music, Cumulus Media & PD WWWQ/Atlanta

Mark Adams

PD KIOI & KYLD/SF, KUBE/Seattle, iHeartmedia CHR Brand Coordinator

Matt Stevens

VP/Promotion & Market Strategy, Columbia Records

Michael Martin

SVP/Programming & Head of Music Initiatives

Mike McVay

President, McVay Media

Nicki Farag

EVP/Promotion, Def Jam Recordings

Pat Paxton

Chief Programming Officer, Entercom

Perry Simon

VP/News, Talk, Sports, Podcasting, AllAccess.com

Phil Becker

VP/Content, Alpha Media

Philippe Generali

Pres., RCS Computing & Media Monitors

Steve Goldstein

CEO, Amplifi Media

Steve Reynolds

President, Reynolds Group

Terri Thomas

PD, KBXX & KMJQ/Houston

Tim Clark

VP/Audience & Content For Radio, Cox Media

Tony Coles

EVP/Programming, iHeartmedia

Troy Hanson

PD, WKQX/Chicago

COLBY TYNER

COLBY TYNER

VP/Programming, RadioOne

Whether mentoring talent, creating content or writing about his life experiences. Radio One’s Vice President of Programming Colby “Colb” Tyner is one of the most respected radio executives in the country. He has demonstrated that with passion, hard work and a commitment to excellence one can live their dreams.

Colby started his broadcasting career at the age of 17 when he acquired an internship at Power 99 (WUSL) in Philadelphia during his freshman semester at Temple University where he earned a degree in Criminal Justice. He soon stepped into the spotlight as the creator and host of Radioactive, a groundbreaking award winning hip-hop radio show. In later years Colby eventually ascended to a programming management position and co-hosted a very successful morning show with television host Wendy Williams.

In 2002 Colby was looking to expand his programming experience and headed to New York City to help launch the legendary radio station Power 105 (WWPR). That experience of building a radio station from scratch gave him the spark to further his broadcasting management ambitions. Colby was offered an opportunity of a lifetime to go back to Philadelphia and become the Program Director and afternoon drive host at WPHI. During his five plus years WPHI ratings soared. In his time as PD he received six Philadelphia Air Awards including the Milestone Award for over 20 years of service in the Philadelphia radio market.

Colby is a very accomplished on air talent as well known best for his compelling interviews with President Obama, President Clinton, Michelle Obama, Jay-Z, Will Smith, Quincy Jones and more. In 2009 after many years in Philadelphia market he was named Operations Manager of Radio One Cleveland’s cluster of legendary stations WENZ, WZAK, WERE and WJMO. During his time running operations the Radio One Cleveland cluster had record setting ratings and revenue growth. In 2014, Colby was promoted to Vice President of Programming at Radio One relocating to their Washington D.C. offices. In this new position Colby directly oversees various radio brands with diverse formats across the country, managing syndicated programming and talent, cultivating new talent, compelling on air and on line content creation, implement digital initiatives and manage relationships with recording artists and record labels.

Throughout his career Colby has maintained a commitment to the community making sure his brands were heavily involved. In 2005 WPHI-FM was nominated for a Marconi award by the National Association of Broadcasters and in 2006 WPHI-FM was nominated for a Crystal award. In 2011. Colby was nominated for a prestigious Marconi