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“Chuck Thomas”
Tom Goodsite

1721 S. Lewis Kirksville, MO  63501 Phone: (660) 665-2949
E-mail: radioveteran@hotmail.com

OBJECTIVE
To obtain a leadership position requiring skills and abilities in the areas of:
• Program Development and Implementation
• Operational Management and Staff Development
• Public Relations, Promotional Sales and Marketing
• Budgeting and Financial Management

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY
• Proven professional with over 25 years of media experience in marketing, advertising, public relations and personnel management.
• Capable of managing multiple tasks while maintaining focus on company goals and objectives.
• Recognized by peers and associates as a creative individual with a working knowledge of the media industry who can competently lead staff and establish rapport with people from all walks of life.

SELECTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS
• Developed promotional material and ideas for sales staff, including advertising packages to be used in the marketing of numerous projects.  Competently monitored costs during this process, which resulted in successful campaigns that provided a net profit for station.
• Responsible for making on-air music decisions, providing leadership regarding news coverage for news staff and supervising 10 on-air staff. This required performing personnel functions including scheduling, hiring, disciplining, and terminating staff.
• Negotiated contracts with program suppliers and handled booking of professional entertainment for radio station-produced concerts.  Successful handling of communications with record label representatives and concerts resulted in being delegated the responsibility of overseeing all future endeavors of this magnitude.
• Provided consultation to county fair committee members regarding purchase of talent and budget development for 5 consecutive years.  Enabled committee to streamline costs and utilize funds to attract top entertainers.
• Managed advertising purchases, rate negotiations, and ad campaigns for radio station in both broadcast and print media.
 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

KRXL/KTUF, Kirksville, MO   1999-2002
Assistant Program Director/Assistant Promotion Director (2001-2002)
Requested by station executives to switch to KTUF, Country station and work at Director level.  Responsible for PM Drive shift and supervision of on-air sound.  Participated in bi-weekly promotion meetings that enabled me to offer new promotion ideas and suggest ways to make current production more profitable.
Air Personality (1999-2001)
Hired to work PM Drive on KRXL-Classic Rock station. Shift included Call-in Contest and Call-in Request Show.

GUY'S FOODS, Mexico, MO 1997-1998
Route Sales Representative
Called on area grocery stores and convenience stores to sell products and increase shelf space, covering a 40 mile radius each day. Conducted inventory management and product replacement orders on a weekly basis.

KXEO/KWWR, Mexico, MO 1983-1997
Program & Promotion Director (1986-1997)
Covered AM Drive shift while successfully managing other responsibilities.
Supervised On-air staff and station promotions, managed Programming and Promotion budgets.  Developed expertise in negotiation when securing rates for air time, procuring trade agreements with print and electronic media and making ad space purchases. Received positive feedback from on-air staff regarding my leadership and direction.
Evening Programmer (1983-1986)
Supervised automated systems utilized by radio station.  Responsibilities were gradually increased based on demonstrated abilities in the areas of programming and leadership.

KKCC, Clinton, OK 1982
Operations Manager
Hosted morning show on AC station.  Handled all facets of personnel management for on-air staff, completed everything from direct supervision and on-the-job training to scheduling work hours. Also offered guidance to younger personnel just getting started in the radio business.
 
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Adair County Adopt-A-Child Program - 2001
Cardiac Arrest fund raiser-Adair Co. Heart Association - 2001
Mexico High School Band Parents, Publicity Chairman, 1996-97
Mexico Fiesta,Co-Chairman Entertainment Committee, 1994
McMillan Elementary School, Carnival Co-Chairman 1993-95, PTA President 1990-91
Mexico Junior High, Prize Co-Chairman 1993-95
 Superintendent's Committee For Review of Policies and Procedures 1990-91
 
 
PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES

Brian Gann
Program/News Director
KVOO Radio
Tulsa, OK
(918) 743-7814
bgann@kvoo.com

Nancy Tunick
National Director of Promotion
VFR Records
Nashville, TN
(615) 369-3000
 
Robin Rhodes
National Affiliate Mktg. Director
American Country Countdown
Dallas, TX
(972) 448-3376
robinacc@aol.com

Cyndi Hoelzle
GM/Editor-in-Chief
Purespunk.com
(615) 385-0094
Cyndi@purespunk.com

Marlene Speas
News Director
KIRX, Inc.
Kirksville, MO  (660) 665-7748

Jay Jenson
Capitol Records
Irving, TX
(972) 969-4518
jay.jenson@emicap.com

Shelley Tucker
News Director
Zimmer Radio Group
Columbia, MO
(800) 455-1099
shelleyt@zrgmail.com
 

PERSONAL REFERENCES

David Clithero
Senior Vice-President
Preferred Family Healthcare
Kirksville, MO
(660) 665-1962

Barbara Nolan
Director
Danville Public Library
Danville, IL
(217) 477-5220

Dr. Elwood Rice, DDS
Mexico, Mo.
(573) 581-7660