O'BRIEN BROADENS BAYLISS FOUNDATION'S REACH
Grove, CA - September 12, 2006 -- The Board of Directors
of The John Bayliss Broadcast Foundation are pleased to announce
that they have entered into an agreement with Barry O'Brien
& Co. to represent the Foundation for all advertising and sponsorship
sales. Company president, Barry O'Brien, has been an active
board member of the Bayliss Foundation for 8 years.
"I am excited
to help move the Foundation one more step up the ladder, and
continuing to work with Bayliss Foundation president Carl Butrum
and Bayliss Foundation executive director Kit Hunter Franke
is a plus," O'Brien said. "By working in this capacity, I feel
that I can truly help the Bayliss Foundation increase funding
for its intern and scholarship programs," O'Brien continued.
is devoted to the Bayliss programs and shares our enthusiasm
to broaden the Foundation's reach into the radio community,"
noted Carl Butrum. "Kit and I are delighted to continue our working
relationship with Barry on this level."
has worked in the radio industry for over 35 years, and is probably
best known for his 20 years as VP of Sales at Radio & Records.
He founded Barry O'Brien & Co. in 2000, and since then, has worked
with companies such as New England Cable News and Pro Media to
major fundraiser, the Bayliss
Radio Roast, will
be held on March 22, 2007, at the Cipriani 42nd Street in New
York City. CBS Radio chairman and CEO Joel Hollander will be
sizzling in the Bayliss "hot-seat" come March! Net
proceeds from this gala benefit the Bayliss radio scholarship fund.
One million dollars has been distributed to over 300 potential
radio broadcasters since 1986.
resides in the Boston area, can be reached at 617.481.9652, or
by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The John Bayliss Broadcast Foundation:
Foundation offers financial aid and internship opportunities
to outstanding college students pursuing a career in the radio
industry. In 2005, the Bayliss Foundation began a successful
partnership with major radio groups and top communications schools
across the United States in an effort to bring a strong radio
presence to college campuses. For more information about the
programs please visit http://www.baylissfoundation.org.