President Clinton Names Norman Pattiz as Member Of The Broadcasting Board of Governors

May 01, 2000, 01:00 ET from Westwood One

    WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The President today announced the
 nomination of Norman Pattiz as a member of the Broadcasting Board of
 Governors.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000404/PATTIZ )
     Mr. Pattiz of Los Angeles, California, is Founder and Chairman of Westwood
 One, America's largest radio network with over 7,000 affiliated stations
 worldwide.  He serves on the Communications Board of UCLA, the Dean's Advisory
 Board of Cal State University Fullerton, and the Board of Governors for Cedars
 Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles.
     Mr. Pattiz holds an Honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts form Southern Illinois
 University.
     The Broadcasting Board of Governors was created by the International
 Broadcasting Act of 1994.  The Board, an independent agency as of
 October 1, 1999, manages 2,400 employees responsible for policy and budgetary
 oversight for all non-military international broadcasting services of the
 United States Government.  These services include the Voice of America, Radio
 Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Radio and Television Marti, Worldnet Television and
 Radio Free Asia.
 
 

SOURCE Westwood One
    WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The President today announced the
 nomination of Norman Pattiz as a member of the Broadcasting Board of
 Governors.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000404/PATTIZ )
     Mr. Pattiz of Los Angeles, California, is Founder and Chairman of Westwood
 One, America's largest radio network with over 7,000 affiliated stations
 worldwide.  He serves on the Communications Board of UCLA, the Dean's Advisory
 Board of Cal State University Fullerton, and the Board of Governors for Cedars
 Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles.
     Mr. Pattiz holds an Honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts form Southern Illinois
 University.
     The Broadcasting Board of Governors was created by the International
 Broadcasting Act of 1994.  The Board, an independent agency as of
 October 1, 1999, manages 2,400 employees responsible for policy and budgetary
 oversight for all non-military international broadcasting services of the
 United States Government.  These services include the Voice of America, Radio
 Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Radio and Television Marti, Worldnet Television and
 Radio Free Asia.
 
 SOURCE  Westwood One