Norman Pattiz, head of PodcastOne, is bringing a touch of the paranormal to listeners with a new series title Beyond the Darkness. Experts in the world of supernatural research and investigation will meet up with professional wrestler and podcast darling Chris Jericho to discuss demons, ghosts, monsters, aliens and inexplicable mysteries of the bizarre variety.
The Jericho Network was the perfect fit for such a show, Pattiz noted in a recent statement. Since coming to this corner of the entertainment world, Jericho has been part of many shows on PodcastOne that have helped to grow the network’s audience. This has gone well beyond wrestling fans Jericho brought with him to his discussion shows, making it clear that he’s the perfect fit to host discussions on new topics.
With such an instrumental position within PodcastOne, it’s fitting that Jericho is equally excited over what Time Dennis and Dave Schrader, the hosts of the show, will bring to listeners every week. Both hosts have extensive history covering paranormal, and these experts know how to put topics on Beyond the Darkness in the proper context for listeners new to the subject.
Subscribers to PodcastOne shows can except Beyond the Darkness to be released Mondays on the PodcastOne app. It, along with other PodcastOne shows, are also made available on iTunes.
About Norman Pattiz:
Founder of Westwood One, one of the largest radio networks to provide broadcasts across the continental United States, Norman Pattiz has enjoyed a lengthy career in broadcasting. By 2010, Pattiz’s media empire grew with Courtside Entertainment Group, where he shifted focus to the ever-growing online audience. This prompted the founding of PodcastOne, reaching discerning listeners with content curated for savvy media consumers.
Beyond the world of business, Pattiz has been active in government communications. In 2000 he was appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors, serving under both Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. In this capacity, Pattiz oversaw distribution of government funds to programs like “Voice of America,” “Radio Free Europe,” and “Middle East Broadcasting.” Pattiz was also responsible for regulating programming broadcast in Arabic and Farsi in the United States and in more than 22 other countries, making responsible for more than 40 million listeners.
By 2009 Pattiz’s contributions to broadcasting was recognized by the Library of American Broadcasting and was awarded the Giants of Broadcasting Award. In the same year Pattiz’ name was also added to the National Radio Hall of Fame.