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Chris Kennedy

Vancouver, ON, Canada
Chris Kennedy is a 20-year international media consultant with Joint Communications (which is celebrating its 35th-year in business) and Chris Kennedy Media Consulting who specializes in identifying, capturing and keeping radio audiences to maximize ratings and revenues. He has worked with radio stations in all Top 10 markets for the US as well as the Top 10 markets in Canada…plus internationally in various South American (Colombia, Chile, Panama, Costa Rica) and European (Spain, Portugal, Germany, France) countries.

Among his current projects, he is working with SparkNetworks representing Radio Voodoo -- a new-to-Canada interactive "radio voice mail on steriods" product already on more than 300 US stations, linking radio station listener lines to their social media platforms while providing valuable user info to Program Directors as well as new NTR advertising opportunities for sales and promotions.

Chris Kennedy has helped many leading radio companies, including Corus Radio, ClearChannel, CBS Radio, Cumulus, Bonneville, Prisa Radio, Sandusky, XM Radio, and others. In addition, he also has worked for smaller radio groups as well as various companies seeking stronger social media presence building new interactive communities for their best potential customers.

A Bach.Sci graduate of Business Administration with an emphasis on Marketing and Management from Illinois Wesleyan University, he has led clients to remarkable growth serving as a catalyst for change based on accurate market research and targeted listener feedback.

A long-time blogger, radio Program Director, media trend watcher and former on-air talent for both music and talk formats, Chris analyzes current competitive issues and helps clients see past the obstacles in order to achieve strategic results.