I’m a professional writer who’s crafted a variety of internal and external communications, including press releases, speeches, blog posts, letters, and bios for top level executives, as well as worked closely with HR and IT departments on company-wide messaging.
Below you’ll find a few samples of my work:
Thank you Danielle.
I am excited to be here tonight as a recipient of one of this year’s Reisenbach Distinguished Citizenship Awards. And I am honored and extremely humbled to be accepting this award along with such amazing people like Scott, Shelley Zalis and, of course, Bill Bratton.
Honestly, I think I’m like Johnny Bravo – they were looking for a 5th person here and I happen to fit the suit.
I want to thank the John A. Reisenbach Foundation for this honor.
I also want thank my colleagues. Over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to work with some of the most incredible people in this amazing industry at Ziff Davis, Rolling Stone, Google, AOL and, of course, iHeartMedia.
This industry – and its people – are wonderful. You need to look no further than an organization like JAR for proof. Just the fact that they banded together and created this foundation out of such tragic circumstances says so much about the people who work in advertising and media in the great city of New York.
I’d like to share a quick story with you about someone who I feel is one of the greatest philosophers of our time – my grandfather, William Vagnoni.
Now, I’ve lived in the New York area on and off for over 25 years, but I grew up in a small town called Weirton, West Virginia. Not much going on in Weirton except a steel mill. Now My grandfather never went to college. He graduated high school and spent his entire life working in the blast furnaces at Weirton Steel.
Growing up, I loved waiting for him to come home so we could hang out. And I’d ask him, “Nono, how was your day?”
And every day he always had the same answer. He would tell me – “Timmy, Today I did my best…Tomorrow I’ll do better.”
It’s how he lived his life and it’s how I’ve tried to live mine.
And I see this same Philosophy at JAR. They have worked “for a better and safer New York” every day for the past 26 years. If you do that math, that’s over 9,000 days and counting. Over 9,000 times members of this amazing organization went home and said to themselves – Today we did our best for New York. Tomorrow we’ll do better.
And they’ve done just that through an array of programs focusing on youth and education; neighborhoods; and criminal justice.
One great example is their Forever Fathers program. A partnership with The Doe Fund that provides local men with a strong support system and parenting classes on communication, discipline and father’s rights. It’s an incredible project.
I’m honored to be a part of this organization. I am honored to be a part of the incredible industry that has afforded me and my family so much opportunity. I want to thank our industry for constantly pulling together and giving back to support organizations like JAR. And I want to thank the Reisenbach Foundation for everything they do – every day – for New York.
I know my Nono would be proud.
Radha Subramanyam is President of Insights, Research and Data Analytics for iHeartMedia, which has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. Having spent the last decade as a top market research and consumer insights expert, she is one of a select group of media and entertainment executives with extensive experience in all areas of the industry – television, digital, radio, and social media.
Subramanyam plays a vital role in iHeartMedia’s vast array of operations, which encompasses radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, live concerts and events, syndication, and independent media representation. Her responsibilities include developing and managing an expansive range of data and research efforts involving digital analytics, ratings and measurement, ad sales research, mobile measurement, programming analysis, music research, campaign measurement/attribution and marketing research.
Subramanyam‘s tenure at iHeartMedia began in 2012, when she was named to the newly created position of Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing Research. She previously served in senior executive roles at Yahoo! and MTV Networks and was one of the founding leaders of a new analytics and consulting practice at Nielsen that advises media and advertising clients on shifts in media consumption. At Nielsen, she also headed the social media practice and served on the leadership team of NMIncite, the Nielsen-McKinsey joint venture.
In 2013 and 2014, Radio Ink named Subramanyam as one of the Most Influential Women in Radio and featured her on the cover of their 2013 November issue. In 2011, she was honored as one of the Most Powerful and Influential Women in the Tri-State area by the National Diversity Council. Subramanyam is also the recipient of the Women with Solutions award, from the Alliance for Women in Media, for her leadership in increasing awareness and access to science, technology, engineering, and math to young women.
Subramanyam began her media career at NBCUniversal after having previously taught media and entertainment courses at Vassar College and New York University. She currently lives in New York City with her husband, children and cats and holds a Ph.D. in Radio, Television and Film from Northwestern University.
Radha Subramanyam is President of Insights, Research and Data Analytics for iHeartMedia, where she develops and manages an expansive range of data and research efforts involving digital analytics, ratings and measurement, ad sales research, mobile measurement, programming analysis, music research, campaign measurement/attribution and marketing research. She is one of a select group of media and entertainment executives with extensive experience in all areas of industry – television, digital, radio, and social media. Prior to joining iHeartMedia, Subramanyam held senior executive roles at Yahoo! and MTV Networks and was one of the founding leaders of a new analytics and consulting practice at Nielsen that advises media and advertising clients on shifts in media consumption. She began her media career at NBCUniversal after having previously taught media and entertainment courses at Vassar College and New York University. Subramanyam has been widely recognized by the industry and her peers through several awards, including being named one of the Most Influential Women in Radio by Radio Ink in 2013 and 2014.
Last month we took over Las Vegas for the eighth straight year – bringing the biggest names across all music genres together on one stage for two incredible nights. Our 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival created music history, with both NBC’s Today Show and E! News calling it “the place to be” and E! also noting that our Festival was “more star-studded than ever before.”
The CW Network captured every can’t-miss moment, superstar collaboration and surprise celebrity guest for a two-night television special that will air on Sunday, October 7 and Monday, October 8 from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. EST/PST.
So tune in – and spread the word to your family, friends and social networks – to catch the legendary performances that have made the iHeartRadio Music Festival the biggest weekend in music. And don’t forget to use #iHeartOnCW when posting throughout Sunday and Monday’s special broadcasts.
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