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Frank Murtagh

President, Media Syndication and Sabo Shows


* Murtagh Marketing & Media - (1999 - Present)
Providing broadcasters and non-broadcast companies with unique listener and sales marketing, promotions, PR, events assistance and direction. Murtagh's clients include 96.9 FM Talk and Greater Media's Boston Radio Group. In Partnership with Sabo Media, Frank has also been involved with numerous projects including Parade Radio and St. Martin's Press.

* WRKO/WHDH/WEEI - Boston (1993-1999)
Responsible for marketing, promotions, public relations, community involvement, sales promotion and events. Initially owned by American Radio, also assisted corporate with numerous marketing and public relations functions. (American Radio/CBS/Entercom)

* WBZ Radio & TV - Boston (1987-1993)
Started in programming as Executive Producer. Moved into Promotions and Marketing. Involved in WBZ's transition to news/talk and led efforts to cross-utilize WBZ Radio and TV for maximum ratings and revenue. While at WBZ our team was awarded a Westinghouse Marketing Award as well as the NAB Crystal Award. (Westinghouse)

* WHTT-FM - Boston (1984 - 1987)
Following a few suburban, small- market radio gigs, became WHTT-FM Promotion Director and morning show sidekick. (CBS Radio)

* International - Consulted Talk Radio - UK, U2E - Australia and Tokyo Broadcasting.

* Events Consulting - World Trade Center - Boston 1992-1993 - Including Dinosaur exhibit launch in Taipei, Taiwan

* Industry/Education:

* Annual guest lecturer Harvard School of Public Health (1989 - 2000)

* Guest lecturer Boston University School of Communications (1991-1994)

* Worked with Bill Aydellot ( of Cheers, St Elsewhere, Ally McBeal, The Practice fame) to produce customized television spots for radio that were subsequently syndicated nationally. (WBZ, WRKO)

* Radio set consultant, prop assistance - Disney's A Civil Action starring John Travolta

* Radio advisor, set and prop consultant - ABC Movie Original Sin with Mark Harmon and Julianne Phillips

* Events Produced:

  • WRKO's Taste of Boston - (1993-1999)
  • Concerts on City Hall Plaza/Boston Common: From Disco names to Children's Concerts to Comedy Shows
  • WEEI SportsJam - (1996-1997)

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