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					                                                                       Jake Ray
                                                   53 Park Place #2C  New York, NY  10007
                                                      (212) 346 7926 home (818) 804 1485 cell
                                                                      jray1@pdq.net

MAJOR MARKET EXPERIENCE
05/05 – 07/06
WQHT, Emmis Communications; New York, New York                                                 (URB)                                 Hot 97
Miss Jones in the Morning, “Jake”
Executive Producer, Writer                                                                     Hot 97 is simulcast in Japan
Started after the infamous “Tsunami Song” to help grow the morning show on this legendary station. Managed a show with a cast of 12
people. Worked with show on prep techniques and show structure. Wrote bits and did some production. Conducted Summer Jam interviews
backstage. Consistently rated in Arbitron’s top 3, 12+. Interviewees include: Jay Z, Ludacris, Missy Elliott, Kanye West and The Game.
               Nominee for Producer of the Year Award according to the 2005 Radio Music Awards’ Executive Board

02/03 – 05/05
WSTR, Jefferson Pilot Communications; Atlanta, Georgia                                                  (CHR)                                       Star 94
Steve & Vikki Show, “Jake”                                                                           2003 & 2005 - Marconi Winner for CHR Station of the
Year
Co-Host, Executive Producer, Writer
Brought in to the heritage morning show to give it a new life and add a fresh perspective. Built new clocks, added new benchmarks and contests, etc. to
freshen up the sound. After the changes, ratings went from 6 th in W18-34 to 1st in W18-34 in the first book. Dreamt up and organized stunts that were been
covered by People Magazine, US Magazine, NY Post, and all the local media. Interviewees included: Madonna, Tom Cruise, Elton John, & Dale Earnhardt Jr
               Nominee for Producer of the Year Award according to the 2004 Radio Music Awards’ Executive Board
               Nominee for Producer of the Year Award according to the 2003 Radio Music Awards’ Executive Board
01/01 – 02/03
KBKS, CBS/Infinity Radio Incorporated; Seattle, Washington                                            (CHR)                                  Kiss 106.1
Jackie & Bender - Mornings, “Jake”
Co-Host, Executive Producer, Writer
One of three people brought in by CBS to create and host “the pop culture morning show.” Responsible for all content on a show that went from 8th to 1st in
women 18-34 in first two books. Created and maintain network of producers from around the US to assist each other in booking high profile guests. Helped
book Kiss 106.1’s Jingle Bell Bash. Interviewees included: Ashton Kutcher, Carson Daly, Puff Daddy, Dave Matthews, J.Lo, N’Sync, and Bill Gates.

11/96 - 04/00
KLOL, Chancellor Media - AM/FM Incorporated; Houston, Texas                                             (AOR)                                    Rock 101
The Stevens & Pruett Show, “Tito”                                                                              Show was inducted into Texas Radio Hall of
Fame
Producer, Character, Writer,                    (On Board of Directors for Stevens & Pruett Foundation for Children & Animals)
Produced, wrote, and/or booked all features for The Stevens & Pruett Show; screened all calls and provided character voices on a daily basis during the show;
researched all guests and show topics to keep hosts informed; produced and co-hosted The Best of Stevens & Pruett Show; stage manager for Fall Jamms III -
V and The Holiday Ball. Created station’s first website. Interviewees included: Smashing Pumpkins, Woody Harrelson, Charles Barkley, and Bob Dole.
               Nominee for Producer of the Year Award according to the 1999 Radio Music Awards' Executive Board
10/94 - 10/96
KHFI, Clear Channel Communications; Austin, Texas                                                        (CHR)                             96.7 KHFI
The Wake Up Show, “The Big Kahuna”
Producer, “Stunt Boy”, and Weekend Air Personality
Performed daily street bits and frequent live TV shots; booked all guests and helped conduct interviews for Wake Up Show; was production assistant; made
promotional appearances, and held down a weekend airshift. Interviewees included: George W. Bush, Troy Aikman, Willard Scott, and Emilio Estevez

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
Produced the short-lived “Smiths on the Morning Edge” show on KDGE; Dallas, TX                                     (ALT)             94.5 The
Edge
Produced the syndicated “Wolf & Mulrooney Show” on WPYX; Albany, NY---WMMS; Cleveland, OH                         (AOR)             The Buzzard
Opening Act Comedian for Chris Rock, Pauly Shore, Mitch Hedberg, Robert Schimmel, and Bob Goldthwaite, etc.
Motivational speaker for The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at events throughout Texas
Worked as Coca-Cola’s On site 2004 Olympics Reporter for: WVRV/St. Louis – WKQI/Detroit – KSON/San Diego – KZLA/Los Angeles
Taught classes for the Connecticut School of Broadcasting - Atlanta Campus
Co-Owner of Sheet Happens Prep, and have full access to several other prep services
Proficient with Selector, Scott Studios, RCS, and Prophet Systems as well as Pro Tools, Cool Edit, Dalet, VoxPro, Orban Audicy, 360 Shortcut
Produced and Directed four Radiothons for Children’s Hospital that raised more than 3.5 million dollars and won numerous awards
Extensive Rolodex – Contacts for networks, studios, casting agents, celebrities, athletes, and politicians on local and national levels
Earned international experience as weeklong Guest Morning Host in Athens, Greece                                  (CHR)             Galaxy 92 FM
Briefly worked as fill-in airborne traffic reporter at Metro Networks in Austin, TX
Worked as concert promoter for SFX Concerts in Houston, TX --- responsible for all aspects of booking acts into the still active ‘Engine Room’

EDUCATION
Attended South West Texas State University as Communications major; worked at campus radio KTSW-FM; San Marcos, TX
On-air experience began at age 15 while working weekends at both KBRZ-AM; Freeport, TX and KIOX-FM; Bay City, TX

				
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