Gary Bernstein has over 30+ years of experience in all aspects of the entertainment industry. As President of Superadio Networks and Radio One’s Syndication One, he built the biggest concentration of African American content in the contemporary radio era including Wendy Williams, Rickey Smiley, Yolanda Adams, BeBe Winans, TD Jakes, Russ Parr, Al Sharpton, Donnie McClurkin, Walt “Baby” Love, Roland Martin, and the Baka Boyz, just to name a new. As the consummate deal maker, he even brokered the sale of Superadio to Access 1 Communications for over 40 million dollars.
As the leading advertising executive in the Boston radio market for 8 consecutive years, Bernstein reinvented sports marketing with the Celtics, Bruins, Redsox, and Patriots while accounting for over 50 percent of the station’s overall billing. He also received the prestigious Urban Knight Award, honoring his many achievements in programming, advertising, and sales. Bernstein, along with veteran Atlanta ad executive Johnny Dixon, formed the Creative Influence Shop, to help serve the needs of companies looking for creative and strategy originating from a personality and or influencer perspective.
As a music manager and producer, Bernstein took teen sensation Ryan Beatty to the top of pop charts as an independent artist. In a ground breaking move out of Jamaica, Bernstein, along with his amazing Oceanic Tradewinds management team, took a slightly known teen model, Samantha J, and turned her into a successful recording artist in under 1 year while signing with Columbia Records. TMZ broke the news story related to Bernstein’s historic achievement.
As today’s super media agent and creative force, Bernstein recently co-created The Rick and Sasha Morning Show through Westwood One. It was one of the biggest syndicated launches in recent Urban radio history. Additionally, he engineered high profile deals for Frank Ski and JR with Entercom Communciations and the Baka Boyz with Westwood One. With the ability to make and rewrite history , Bernstein was recently chosen to represent the Jacksons TV shows and music content originating from the 12 episode series. The results of the Jacksons collaborations are still being written .
Being one of the few well-rounded individuals to attain significant milestones in radio, music, advertising and TV, Gary also proudly graced the cover of the Princeton Global Network top 100 alongside former President Barack Obama and former first Lady Michelle Obama honoring Bernstein as one of the International top 100.