Valerie Geller

Valerie Geller

Internationally acclaimed broadcast consultant Valerie Geller works with top stations and broadcast groups throughout the world, leading “Creating Powerful Radio” workshops and coaching programmers, on-air personalities, journalists and managers learn techniques to strengthen the programming and grow audiences. Since 1991, she has worked with more than 500 stations in 30 countries to enhance programming in radio, television, podcasting, streaming and new media. Named by Radio Ink magazine as one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Radio, Valerie’s contribution to the industry was also recognized by the Conclave’s 2010 Rockwell Award. A broadcast veteran with more than 30 years experience, Geller programmed WABC in New York, served as news director at K101 in San Francisco, helped set up the talk programming at KFI in Los Angeles and has held various management, news and on-air positions at several major market U.S. stations and served on the broadcast board of the Associated Press and the Radio & TV News Directors Association. Geller has also guest lectured at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and New York University in New York City. As a seminar leader, keynoter or conference speaker, Valerie Geller has presented at the (NAB) National Association of Broadcasters, (RTNDA) Radio & TV News Directors Association, The Conclave Learning Conference, (PRPD) the Public Radio Program Directors Association, The (RAB) Radio Advertising Bureau, Radio & Records Talk Radio Seminar, and (APTRA) The Associated Press TV and Radio Association, (BEA) Broadcast Educator’s Association, (IBS) Intercollegiate Broadcasting System conference and (NBS) National Broadcasting Society Conference USA state broadcast association presentations and workshops include: Arkansas, New Mexico, Illinois, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Ohio, Kansas, South Carolina and Vermont. Geller has also presented at the 37th Annual (CRS) Country Radio Broadcasters Seminar, (NRBA) National Religious Broadcasters Association, (GMA) The Gospel Music Association conference, (CAB) The Canadian Association of Broadcasters, (CMW) Canadian Music Week, and RTNDA Canada. In Europe, she has keynoted conferences, or presented workshops for the Swedish Radio Academy, the British Radio Academy, (RCS) Radio Conference of Poland, Norway's Radio Days, Danmark's Radio Days, The (EBU) European Broadcasters Union, The EGTA, The Median Forum in Cologne, The European NAB (Prague, Paris, Athens), at various universities and the International Radio Symposium in Montreux and more.

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Valerie Geller is an internationally acclaimed Broadcast Consultant and president of Geller Media International. Geller coaches talent, presents Creating Powerful Radio and TV and Digital Media seminars and workshops and works one-on-one with individuals - globally (over the years with more than 500 stations in 30 countries) clients include the BBC in the UK, The ABC in Australia, CBS and NPR in the USA. Her clients include both commercial and public broadcasting - with news, talk, information & personality, Geller's proven techniques work to help clients increase their audiences. Geller's Powerful Radio books have been translated into many languages, are available with a broadcast instructor's manual, and are used in 60 countries to help on-air and online broadcasters and on air personalities and news journalists. Geller served on the boards of the Associated Press and the Radio & TV News Directors Association, has been a program director (WABC - New York), news director, (KIOI, San Francisco) and executive producer, (KFI in Los Angeles) and held a number of management and on air positions at several major market radio stations in the USA. Geller is an award winning journalist and is the 2010 recipient of the Conclave's highest honor: "The Rockwell Lifetime Achievement Award for Broadcasting" and has been named "One of the Most Influential Women in Radio by Radio Ink Magazine. Beyond Powerful Radio is her fourth book.

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