Elizabeth Grattan

Elizabeth Grattan


Fort Myers, Florida Area
Broadcast Media

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Elizabeth Grattan's Overview

  • Broadcast Experience at Network, Major, Large Market
  • Career Services Director at The Ohio and Illinois Centers For Broadcasting
  • Writer, Columnist at EGrattan
  • Rankings at Network, Major, Large Market
  • Speaker/Spokesperson at EGrattan
  • Additional Broadcast Experience at Various
  • Recognitions at Network, Major, Large Market
  • Additional Communications Experience at Volunteer & Non Profit

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Elizabeth Grattan's Summary

Connect with audience through flawless execution of a great communication strategy. My goal is to achieve success in both ratings and revenue in every undertaking.

Provide provocative content for articles, sessions, seminars, and mass media.

Specialties: Broadcast hosting, programming, and production for a variety of media formats.

Imaging, branding and creative campaign development.

Over 20 years experience in Public Relations & Communications.

Elizabeth Grattan's Experience

Sole Proprietorship; Myself Only; Broadcast Media industry

2003Present (11 years)

Award winning professional talent for radio, tv, film, video, podcasting, narratives, voice over, and other allied fields.

Includes broadcast production, consulting, programming, copy-writing, voice tracking, and imaging.

RADIOELIZABETH offers 24 hour client access and top of the line audio and video production tools, including Sony, Pro-Tools, Symetrix, Electro-Voice, Audio-Technica, & Adobe Premiere.

Client roster has included: WGN Radio/Chicago, Sirius Satellite Radio, Clear Channel Communications, Salem Communications, Knowledge Congress, Public News Service among others.

Visit www.radioelizabeth.com

Broadcast Experience

Network, Major, Large Market

1996Present (18 years)

WGN Radio/Chicago
Swing/Creative. Talent/Interim Creative Services for promotional and commercial departments. Responsible for copy, production, and creative for client accounts, talent and imaging for Cubs, Blackhawks and Northwestern live broadcasts. 2010 IBA Silver Dome for Creative and VO on Locally Produced Public Service Campaign.

Swing WINK/Ft. Myers

Swing WDOK/Cleveland

Reporter. Public News Service. Responsible for delivery of broadcast news reports syndicated coast to coast on affiliate stations. Including podcast and web copy for station sites.

Morning Drive WZZN/Chicago

Midday for Mix 92.9 WJXA/Nashville.

Morning Drive/Network Music Director. Responsible for selection and scheduling of music for WAY-FM Media Group & affiliates, including chart coordination for network programs. Produced and hosted network morning show heard nationwide.

Midday/Music Director. Worked in the programming department of 95.5 FM/WFHM and 1220 AM/WHK. Responsibilities included selection and scheduling of music, program strategy & development, and maintenance of websites for both stations.

Morning Drive/Promotion Director for 103.3 FM WCRF/Cleveland.

Morning Drive/Program Assistant for 93.3 FM WAKW/Cincinnati.

Morning Drive/Program Director for 104.3 FM WNLT/Cincinnati.

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Higher Education industry

August 2012September 2013 (1 year 2 months) cleveland/akron, ohio area

Soft skills and career coaching for over 300 students and graduates in broadcast television, radio and all allied fields.

Increased previous program employment rate to 79%. Sustained new program employment rate following ACCSC standards of accreditation.

Writer, Columnist


1996August 2013 (17 years)

Freelance articles and biweekly columns. Print and online editions.


Network, Major, Large Market

December 2002September 2012 (9 years 10 months)

Swing/Evenings. Jan 2012- Sept 2012
Brought station from 7th to #1 in first month in day-part. Consistently outperformed station total week and consistently ARB ranked in the top of target demo. Highlights include PPM monthlies and quarterlies:

Feb 2012 – Mar 2012
W25-49 6.3 - 12.8
W25-54 6.4 – 11.7
#2 W25-54
#2 P25-54

April Book
#2 W25-54
#2 W25-49

Midday 9A-N May 2005– Jan 2007
Increased CUME in all targets, ARB ranking #1 consistently. Outperformed station total week and exceeded competing stations by over a 9 share spread*. Highlights include year to year trends and rankings:

Spring 05 – Spring 06
W35-44 12.1 – 20.1
P35-44 7.8 – 10.1

Spring 06
#1 W25-54 17.3*
#1 W18-49 17.7
#1 W18-34 15.5

Midday Dec 2002 – Dec 2004
Increased midday ratings from Winter 03 – Fall 04 ARB. Consistently ranking top 10 in the target demo. Highlights include Cleveland and Akron market year to year trends and rankings:

Cleveland (25)
Spring 03 – Spring 04
W35-44 2.7 – 5.4
W25-34 2.2 – 4.7

Akron (73)
#1 W25-34 F03 13.1
#2 W35-44 F04 8.3

Winter 03 – Fall 03
W25-34 4.7 – 13.1
W25-54 2.9 – 6.1



1997September 2012 (15 years)

Accomplished Motivational Speaker

Elizabeth is available to speak on topics related to broadcast, career development, women's issues, current events, and relationships.

For calendar, bookings, and additional information, please visit www.elizabethgrattan.com

*Abridged versions of all presentations available for print publication.

Additional Broadcast Experience


19972012 (15 years)

Accomplished Writer with published essays, articles, blogs, newsletters, short stories.

Motivational Speaker.

Research/Content/Creative freelance for various blogs and social networks in addition to corporate and small businesses.

Webinar Host moderating webcasts and online seminars for corporate clients.

Spokesperson for Food For The Poor Radio-thon. Gathered and produced audio on location in Kingston, Jamaica for on air campaigns nationwide. Highlights: Cleveland campaign raised over $100K in 12 hours.

Television Host nationwide on PAXTV & GMC. Highlights: CMA Fest 2005.

Producer, Host, MC for broadcast issues, long form programs, and live concert broadcasts. Highlights include: “Third Day Live” & “The Columbine Killings”.


Network, Major, Large Market

20042010 (6 years)

IBA Silver Dome (Producer/Voice Over) – Best Locally Produced PSA, 2010
A.I.R. Award Finalist – New Talent Nashville, 2005
Echo Award Nominee – Personality of the Year, 2005
Radio & Records Roundtable, Summer 2004
All Access Industry Leaders 10 Qs, May 2004 & February 2005
BBC’s “God In The Music Machine”, April 2005
Time Magazine Person Of The Year, 2006 ☺

Additional Communications Experience

Volunteer & Non Profit

1996December 2005 (9 years)

Vision and Communication Team/MC, Grace Church. Coached Pastors on flow, sermon prep, & campaigns. Successful campaigns included “40 Days of Purpose” with over 85% of congregation participating.

Public Relations Director, “Girlfriends of Grace”. Assisted in strategic planning of local community events drawing 400-600 women to events quarterly. First event sold-out with over 600 tickets sold in less than 3 weeks.

Education Director for Salvation Army Children’s Camp. Created and delivered curriculum to over 1600 campers.

Youth Leader, Teacher, Mentor for Senior High & College Students 1997- 2010. Developed curriculum for students and hosted home groups. Mentoring on life skills and character development through weekly meetings over a course of 24 months.

Elizabeth Grattan's Skills & Expertise

  1. Broadcast
  2. Programming
  3. Video Production
  4. Audio Editing
  5. Radio Broadcasting
  6. Radio Host
  7. Radio
  8. Radio Producing
  9. Voice Over
  10. Writing
  11. Audio Post Production
  12. Teaching
  13. Hosting
  14. Keynote
  15. Voice Acting
  16. Television
  17. Blogging
  18. Adobe Audition
  19. Video
  20. Copywriting
  21. Social Networking
  22. Public Relations
  23. Entertainment
  24. Radio Advertising
  25. Digital Media
  26. Recording
  27. Creative Writing
  28. Emcee
  29. Audio Engineering
  30. Music
  31. Creative Direction
  32. Broadcast Television
  33. Sound
  34. Pro Tools
  35. New Media
  36. Media Production
  37. Podcasting
  38. Newsletters
  39. Storytelling
  40. Video Editing
  41. Final Cut Pro
  42. Publicity
  43. News Writing
  44. Broadcast Journalism
  45. Producing
  46. Commercials
  47. Content Strategy
  48. Videography
  49. Publishing
  50. Multimedia

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Elizabeth Grattan's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Children
      • Civil Rights and Social Action
      • Education
      • Human Rights
      • Poverty Alleviation
      • Social Services
    • Organizations I support:

      • ONE Campaign

Elizabeth Grattan's Additional Information


Voice Tracking, Voice Imaging, Copywriting, Consulting, Writing, Broadcast Media, Journalism, Production, Communications

Groups and Associations:
Honors and Awards:

IBA Silver Dome (Producer/Voice Over) – Best Locally Produced PSA, 2010
A.I.R. Award Finalist – New Talent Nashville, 2005
Echo Award Nominee – Personality of the Year, 2005
Radio & Records Roundtable, Summer 2004
All Access Industry Leaders 10 Qs, May 2004 & February 2005
BBC’s “God In The Music Machine”, April 2005
Time Magazine Person Of The Year, 2006 ☺

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