SRS Taps Radio Vet John Irving as Managing Director Print E-mail

Former Metro Networks National News Chief and Veteran Radio Reporter To Oversee Day-to-Day Operations and Manage Nation’s Leading Radio PR Firm’s Growing Staff


WASHINGTON, DC – July 18, 2007 – Strauss Radio Strategies, Inc. (SRS), the nation’s leading provider of strategic radio media relations services, today announced that John Irving has joined the firm as Managing Director. Irving will oversee day-to-day operations and provide counsel to SRS clients.

“Coming from the editorial side, I know that Strauss Radio Strategies is well respected within the radio industry for its quality of work and depth of knowledge; and because of the firm’s sterling reputation producers, news directors and other gatekeepers will always take their call,” said Irving. “I look forward to leveraging my 35-year career in radio news and radio news management to guide SRS’ growth and lend expertise to the diverse client base.”

Prior to joining SRS, Irving served in various radio news management capacities for Metro Networks/Westwood One, most recently as National Director of News Bureau Operations, where he oversaw operations of 70+ Metro Source news bureaus. Before Metro Networks, Irving held Washington, DC-based positions as News Director at WKYS-FM; Talk Show Host, Reporter and News Anchor at WRC-AM; and Freelance Reporter with AP Radio.

“It is rare to find an individual who possesses John’s intense passion for radio and intimate knowledge of the inner workings of the industry,” said Richard Strauss, President and Founder of Strauss Radio Strategies. “Our clients will benefit tremendously from his 35 years of experience on the editorial side, and I fully expect the SRS employee base to thrive under his leadership and guidance.”

About Strauss Radio Strategies, Inc.
Strauss Radio Strategies, headquartered in Washington, DC and with offices in New York City, is the nation’s leading communications, public relations, consulting and strategy firm focused exclusively on radio media relations. Offering a diverse range of strategic radio services that include radio media tours, audio news releases, PSAs, radio promotions and advertising, SRS works on behalf of corporations, political campaigns, public relations firms, non-profit groups and government agencies. SRS also delivers bilingual radio services for clients reaching out to the Spanish language radio community. For more information on the company, visit http://www.straussradio.com. 


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