Buzz On Biz
Neil Gordon and John Patrick share their unique experiences and interviewing styles with different business news makers each day from 12-2pm. Neil and John keep you informed as to what is opening and what is closing around the CSRA. Find out who is getting into business, and who is getting out of business, who is expanding or adding a unique product or service.
We also spotlight companies or entrepreneurs winning local or regional awards and keep you posted on worthwhile networking opportunities.
Everyday at 1:20 you get a chance to call into the show with your thoughts on area business and get to chime in on the topic of the day. Our phone number is 706 922-1630 or #1630 on your ALLTEL telephone.
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After a twelve year career in television as an Anchor, Consumer Reporter and News Director, Neil left television and started "The Gordon Group" in 2003. The Gordon Group started as a public relations firm, helping companies and non-profit organizations create awareness for their businesses and causes. Initially this was done through press releases, press conferences, media purchasing, speaking engagements and effective marketing messages. Recently, The Gordon Group added television commercial production, long-form infomercials and, thanks to Neil's wife Melissa, still photography to it's portfolio of services.
Over the last few years, The Gordon Group expanded it's media reach with the very popular BUZZ ON BIZ brand. Currently, the BUZZ ON BIZ daily report can be seen each weekday on the CBS affiliate WRDW NEWS 12 at 6:50am. The daily reports are also streamed on the WRDW website www.wrdw.com. Four times each year,
Each weekday, the two hour BUZZ ON BIZ radio program is heard from 12-2pm on WRDW 1630. The show is also streamed LIVE at www.wrdwam.com.
In print, the BUZZ ON BIZ brand can be found each month as an eight-12 page centerfold pull-out section of the Medical Examiner newspaper. The Business Examiner takes a look at business trends with editorials and columns.
The Gordon Group is not paid for the information it provides under the various BUZZ ON BIZ platforms. In many cases, across many of the platforms, the company buys the space and/or air time and then "re-sells" the space and or air time with sponsorships and or commercials. If you would like to receive some rate information regarding the BUZZ ON BIZ platforms, please call Neil at (706) 589-6727.
John comes to the BUZZ ON BIZ radio program with thirty years of radio experience. John has worked in Augusta radio since 1984. His career in Augusta began as the Program Director and Morning Show co-host at SUNNY 105. He then became the Music Director and Mid-Day personality for the station. When WBBQ's owner, Savannah Valley Broadcasting purchased SUNNY 105, John became the Program Director and the Morning Show co-host on WBBQ. When Clear Channel bought the cluster of stations in 2000, John added Operations Manager for the seven station cluster to his duties.
John has been nominated numerous times by Billboard Magazine for Operations Manager/Program Director of the year, winning the award in 1998. He was also awarded the Augusta Ad Federation Silver Medal Award for lifetime achievement in 2008.
John has covered the MASTERS locally, nationally and internationally for the last 25 years. He is also the Master Of Ceremonies for the annual Georgia Golf Hall of Fame Induction banquet, the annual Augusta Sports Council Ray Guy Award banquet, the annual Mayor's MASTERS Reception and the annual Junior Achievement Business Hall Of Fame Induction banquet.
Recently, John formed his company "The Murto Group" to provide programming content to radio stations. The company's first project is a weekly, one hour golf show airing in Augusta on Clear Channel's ESPN affiliate, www.espnradio1380, Saturday mornings at 8am.