Shakes Radio has consulted radio broadcasters since 2002. In addition to national consulting, Dave Shakes has practical everyday experience operating in today's station leadership challenges. He is an equity-partner and co-owner of Northern California's Results Radio LLC since 1999, with 13 stations in 4 markets. This company outperforms its market competitors every year in top line revenue growth.
Between 1996 and 2002 Dave was VP of Consulting with Alan Burns & Associates. Dave has consulted a wide variety of formats and market sizes. Dave's specialty is creating game-changing content and marketing approaches that lead to higher revenue for owners and operators.
Dave programmed B96 Chicago for CBS Radio, KMEL & KIOI San Francisco for Evergreen Media, and 96TIC-FM Hartford for Chase Broadcasting. Dave's education in great radio began with a news internship at RKO Top 40 legend KFRC San Francisco in 1980. He has experience as a OM, PD, Production Director, and Air Talent in all sizes of US Markets.
Dave holds a variety of certificates in management and marketing, and graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Arts degree.(Go Fighting Ducks!)
Read Erica Farber's R&R Profile of Dave from 2004.