Norman Lear is one of the giants of broadcasting. He created a number of very well known and critically acclaimed tv shows including The Jeffersons, Maude, All in the Family, Good Times, and One Day at a Time. He now has a new podcast show on PodcastOne called “All of the Above” which will discuss a broad range of different subjects. He will cover music, politics, current events, social issues, and his personal life in addition to other subjects.
The announcement of the new show was made by the founder and executive chairman of PodcastOne, Norman Pattiz. He said that each episode of Norman Lear’s podcast will feature celebrity guests. People that have already signed up for the show include Julia Loius-Dreyfus, Jerrod Carmichael, Amy Poehler, and America Ferrera. The show will also have Lear’s friend Paul Hipp in each episode who is an actor and composer. “All of the Above” has new episodes releasing every Monday and are available at PodcastOne.com. Learn more: https://www.facebook.com/normanpattiz
Norman Lear is almost 95 years old and served during World War II. Over the course of his lifetime he saw the advent of television and became a writer and producers. He is also responsible for the creation of a number of shows as well as developing ideas into a workable show. He also founded People for the American Way which is a liberal advocacy organization. In the 1990’s President Clinton presented him with a National Medal of Arts.
In addition to PodcastOne, Norman Pattiz also established the media giant Westwood One in the 1970’s. He led Westwood One into being the largest radio company in the United States and a provider of news, sports, talk radio, traffic, and entertainment. He also established Courtside Entertainment Group in 2010 which is dedicated to airing basketball games. He founded PodcastOne in 2012 once he saw the potential of podcast broadcasting. Learn more: http://dashconference.com/speakers/norman-pattiz/
As a legend in the broadcasting industry himself, Norman Pattiz has received a number of honors over the course of his 40-year career. He is in the National Radio Hall of Fame. He was also presented with a Giants of Broadcasting Award which is given by the Library of American Broadcasting.
Norman Pattiz has also been involved in areas outside of the broadcasting industry. Among these he is the Regent of the University of California. He is also on the Pacific Council on International Relations.