THE NEXT GENERATION OF 24/7 FORMAT SYNDICATION
SPECIALTY PROGRAMMING SERVICE
Giving broadcasters exactly what they need to win
– Your station playing a perfectly balanced blend of researched music, surrounded with crisp production and presented 24/7 by award-winning, major market talent.
YOU NEVER LOSE LOCAL CONTROL
SUITERADIO delivers perfectly executed network formats that integrate seamlessly with your local automation in unparalleled simplicity and ease of operation. No satellite. No equipment to buy. SUITERADIO integrates with your local automation via SyncHD by Synchronicity. The limitations of legacy satellite program delivery are over.
MUSIC IS STILL KING
The most important thing you’ll ever do is play the right music in the right balance and rotation. If the music isn’t right, your station will never perform the way you know it can. Our well-known industry success story of building and maintaining market-dominant music stations speaks for itself. SUITERADIO has you covered on music and proven clock strategy!
Expect a different level of service when working with a Specialty Radio Format Service.
CONTROL EVERYTHING – GIVE UP NOTHING
SUITERADIO delivers the highly-refined programming you need to win. You can set it and forget it – or, insert news, sports, weather, remotes, local announcements, specialty dayparts, etc. all with complete, moment-to-moment Sync/HD flexibility.
Simple. Straightforward. Fool proof.
Put SUITERADIO to work at your station airing any one of our high-value, 24-hour formats.
24/7 Formats From SuiteRadio
a more refined option for radio syndication
The Planet: A format that plays today’s biggest and best artists. Targeted Demo 25-44, it is perfect for listening in a work environment! Core artists include Adele, Maroon 5, Bruno Mars, Kelly Clarkson, Rihanna, and Coldplay.
The Revolution: A fresh, upbeat, hit-driven Alternative format, targeted to active 18-34 adults. Core artists include Twenty One Pilots, Green Day, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, and The Foo Fighters.
The Rock: A multi-generational format built on the greatest rock songs of the 70s, 80s, and early 90s. Core artists include Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, and Aerosmith.
Today’s Country Hits
The Brand: The Brand is a fresh presentation of today’s biggest Country Hits and Stars—remarkably Cutting Edge but Unapologetically Country! Fun and acclaimed Personalities host music from Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, and more with surprising variety!
Coming April 15, 2018
Mornings: Maria Todd
Afternoons: Atom Smasher
Nights: Mark Carrillo
Mornings: Steve Robison
Afternoons: Pam Kelly
Nights: Keegan Lucas
Mornings: Outlaw Dave
Afternoons: Donne McKenzie
Afternoons: Rowdy Ride Home with Rowdy Yates
How is SUITERADIO delivered?
Live with no satellites
Your SUITERADIO SyncHD Receiver integrates with any existing automation system and connects to the Synchronicity platform to enable live program management with capabilities that far exceed the most sophisticated satellite platforms.
• Highest quality (20-20,000Khz) audio available, with all music delivered in Synchronicity’s proprietary SHD format, you always receive WAV-quality audio
• All IP-based, 24/7-managed network “platform as a service” with support dashboards continuously displaying operational status
• “Always on,” non-linear program management means any content can be routed and played out instantaneously
• Pause live programming to do “breaking news” or disaster awareness interruptions, and then seamlessly resume
As quickly as two minutes, studio-to-air!
• Music and traffic log changes are auto-merged in Synchronicity, and then injected directly into station automation
• Real-time confirmation of air play and affidavits are available the next morning
• Be more spontaneous and creative and make last minute emergency changes, even while a show is on air.
• Spots and insertion orders are automatically uploaded, processed, confirmed in seconds and can be playing in fewer than 10 minutes. SOX-compliant affidavits are available overnight.
• Live Reads are even included in real-time workflow.
Expect the highest quality audio and 100% uptime
with no hardware costs and no hassles
• Flawless delivery with NO STREAMING, no service outages, no worries. We totally integrate format programming with your own automation system.
• State of the art flexibility. Want to use your own morning show? No problem!
• Log merges are automatic so you can update any daypart in minutes.
• Hassle-free conversion. Install is quick and painless, and our tech support staff has you covered.
Who is behind SuiteRadio?
Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder
As architect and captain of some of the most influential major-market radio stations of our time, Pat Fant has become recognized as an influential figure in the business of high-profile radio. For over three decades, Fant has designed and built the enduring powerhouse brands that have dominated the major media markets of Dallas and Houston. Fant is a 2011 Inductee into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame and his station, KLOL was Billboard’s Rock Station of the Year. American Women in Radio & Television named Pat Fant Radio GM of the Year. Fant is a Beaty Award winner for broadcasting and holds both the New York Festival Award and Pro Max award for broadcast marketing. Education: University of Houston and Rice University’s Management Program.
President and Co-Founder
As one of the nation’s most respected music programming authorities, Cruze has decades of success programming top-rated radio stations in major markets across America. Cruze has become known as one of the foremost music programming experts in the industry. His interpretive skill with music research is second only to his programming instincts as a tastemaker. Agnostic to format, Cruze has standing as a music programming luminary and award-winning radio host personality.
The Fant/Cruze creative team built RFC Media LLC in 2009, a highly specialized creative content company that has become the leading developer and publisher of custom produced, digital radio stations for brands, events and ideas. RFC Media now produces over 40 Owned & Operated music format stations for TuneIn www.tunein.com as well as a portfolio of Brand-Built-Media including custom stations for NASA, Time, Inc., McDonald’s Flavor Battle Radio as well as a full schedule of digital channels in support of major music festivals around the world.
SuiteRadio ON AIR TALENT
National voice over talent for the concert industry and, it’s been said, the single most recognizable voice in Houston radio. World class interview skills; just ask Willie. Needs her own Food Network Channel. Kind to animals. Voice of an angel and born with radio instincts to host, present and speak about music that matters.
2016 Inductee –
Texas Radio Hall of Fame
KHJK Houston/KLOL Houston/KZFX Houston/KHJZ Houston
“Radio is the only job I’ve ever had since I was 15 years old. I’ve been lucky enough to work at some great radio stations along the way. And being behind that microphone is a rush I never get tired of feeling. This is what I want to do forever.” – Atom
Houston A.I.R. Awards (Achievement in Radio) Best Night Air Talent (2002 & 2003) / Evansville Courier & Press Reader’s Choice Awards: Best Local Radio Personality (2010-2013) / Alzheimer’s Association 2010 Media Partner of the Year
KRBE Houston/KHKS Dallas/Ft. Worth/KHMX Houston/KDGE Dallas/WSTO Evansville, IN/WFMF Baton Rouge/KHOM New Orleans
Award winning Texas Radio Hall of Fame broadcaster working in Texas for the three decades in Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and syndicated worldwide. This army veteran gave up his national audience to work at the infamous KLOL-Houston to better serve the multiple charities for whom Dave serves as board member. In Southeast Texas, Dave is closely involved with The Texas Assoc. of First Responders as well as other organizations that serve orphans, animals and veterans. Currently, Dave is heard on Houston’s oldest radio station, KPRC with an active lifestyle talk show featuring motorcycles, entertainment, charities and beer. He hosts one of the largest escorted motorcycle rides in Texas every fall for the Stevens & Pruett Ranch for Children and Animals working with at-risk youth rehabilitating rescued animals. “Outlaw Dave is your Friend”
2014 Inductee – Texas Radio Hall of Fame
KKZR- HOUSTON Z ROCK/KSAQ-SAN ANTONIO 96 ROCK/KLOL-HOUSTON/ABC-SMN syndicated in 56 markets
She’s the one with an angel on one shoulder and a Tasmanian devil on the other. Witty, well-versed in a panorama of musical styles, a little silly, a little sassy, Pam is a solid radio pro. Not one to play favorites musically, she does admit to having an Alt Rock crush that won’t quit.
Steve has had success both as PD/Programmer and on the air. How about mornings at the BUZZ Houston with a Best Morning Show award to go along with it. Steve has a proven record managing and hosting several formats. He knows how to give listeners what they want to hear. Wit, enthusiasm and programming innovation is a plus for Steve and helps explain his many successes for ratings and revenue growth of stations under his command.
FMQB Top 50 Alternative Programmer / Houston Press Radio Station Of The Year 2010 and 2011 – KHJK
KTBZ Houston/KHJK Houston/KZFX Houston/WRAX Birmingham
Over 40 years in radio working nearly every format – Rock, Album Rock, Top 40, Adult Contemporary and Country. And, as a voice over talent, Mark is heard from coast to coast voicing nearly 100 commercials monthly.
“I’ve always been a personality jock and love to bring the funny. I’ve spent my entire radio career in San Antonio – the nation’s 7th largest city.”
2017 inductee into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame
2015 Inductee – San Antonio Radio Hall of Fame
Maria is a born morning radio talent. With celebrities on speed dial, she’s spent a career on top of pop culture, with a twist. This motorcycle-riding morning character has a story to go with everything, Maria Todd brings it all in every day.
KRBE Houston/KHKS KISS FM Dallas/KMVQ FM NOW San Francisco/KHMX MIX Houston/WKSE KISS FM Buffalo
In addition to his resume as a Programmer, Cruze has hosted Personality Radio shows in all dayparts at some of the most respected stations in the US. In addition to his on-air stints at stations including KTBZ/Houston, WFNX/Boston, WMGK/Philadelphia, and WQUE/New Orleans, Cruze also hosted the award-winning Music Podcast Radio Free Cruze, one of the first Music Podcasts ever created!
KTBZ BUZZ Houston/WMGK Philadelphia/WFNX Boston/WWDC Washington
YOU SHOULD HEAR THIS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
SuiteRadio Launches Next Generation 24/7 Radio Format Service
THE PLANET and THE REVOLUTION.
Today’s announcement by SuiteRadio, a specialty broadcast and digital radio firm, marks the debut of the next generation of 24/7 full-service radio formats for broadcasters. SuiteRadio is produced by the creative team that built RFC Media, the leader in Brand Built Media for digital radio.
Co-founders Patrick Fant and Cruze, who together have led some of the most notable broadcast brands of our time, are the developmental force behind the two specialty formats released today. Fant was VP-GM of legendary KLOL, Houston, Rock 101FM, VP-GM KTBZ, The BUZZ 94.5FM and VP-GM KRBE, 104FM Houston. Fant was named Radio GM of the Year by American Women in Radio & Television (Texas) and is a 2011 Inductee into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame. Cruze’ credentials include programing and air personality positions at WFNX/Boston, KTBZ (The Buzz)/Houston, DC101/Washington, WMGK/Philadelphia and WKBQ/St. Louis
THE PLANET, a hip, hit driven Hot AC and THE REVOLUTION, a perfectly balanced Alternative Rock are both hosted by veteran major-market air personalities, are totally customizable, are expertly researched and are offered either branded or unbranded. THE PLANET and THE REVOLUTION are delivered fully produced via Network Digital Decoder (included) without the need for a satellite receiver. The SuiteRadio broadcast service replaces local automation rather than interacting with it.
THE REVOLUTION is the beginning of a smart new concept in 24/7 format service for broadcasters, one that brings vitality and personality back to the presentation. SuiteRadio simply can’t be counter-programmed, and it’s now available to broadcasters looking for a format service that can help them be successful. When properly balanced, paced and presented,
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