SOURCE: CMG Holdings, Inc.

April 14, 2011 08:30 ET

CMG Holdings, Inc. Negotiates Successful Book Publishing With Rodale Press for Its Agency Client John Whyte, M.D., Chief Medical Expert for Discovery Communications

Company Will Market His Book "Is This Normal" Through Its Subsidiaries XA Event Agency and AudioEye's Digital Platform

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - Apr 14, 2011) - CMG Holdings, Inc. (CMG) (OTCQB: CMGO) (OTCBB: CMGO), a full service marketing communications company operating in the sectors of commercial rights, event management and talent management, is pleased to announce that New York-based Rodale Press, ( (, has agreed to publish "Is This Normal" authored by John Whyte, M.D., Chief Medical Expert for Discovery Communications. Dr. Whyte is an Agency client of the Company's Subsidiary Creative Management Group, Inc. The book is scheduled for release in August of this year.

The Company plans to complement Rodale Press marketing for Dr. Whyte through its wholly owned subsidiary XA Event Agency for the book tour and AudioEye, utilizing its e-Learning platform and digital technology.

CMG Holdings Inc. Chairman CEO Alan Morell, who negotiated the literary arrangement for Dr. Whyte, commented about the signing, "We are honored to represent John, who has pioneered medical and patient education programming at Discovery Communications. John is clearly one of the most highly respected Network Medical Experts, with his innovative, professional expertise, integrity and dedication to detail and a perfect fit for Rodale Press and the fine work they do in this sector."

About Dr. John Whyte
John J. Whyte, M.D., is Chief Medical Expert and Vice President for Continuing Medical Education at Discovery Channel, part of the media conglomerate, Discovery Communications. In this role, Dr. Whyte develops, designs and delivers educational programming that appeals to both a medical and lay audience. This includes television shows, online content, and DVDs.

Prior to Discovery, Dr. Whyte was in the Immediate Office of the Director at the Agency for Healthcare Research Quality. He served as Medical Advisor/Director of the Council on Private Sector Initiatives to Improve the Safety, Security, and Quality of Healthcare. Dr. Whyte was also the Acting Director, Division of Medical Items and Devices in the Coverage and Analysis Group in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), formerly the Health Care Financing Administration. As Division Director as well as Medical Officer/Senior Advisor, Dr. Whyte was responsible for more national coverage decisions than any other CMS staff.

Dr. Whyte completed his internal medicine residency at Duke University Medical Center as well as earned a Masters of Public Health (MPH) in Health Policy and Management at Harvard University School of Public Health. He has written extensively in the medical and lay press on health policy issues.

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About CMG
CMG Holdings, Inc. is a full service global marketing, sports, entertainment and management communications company that operates in the sectors of talent management, event management and commercial rights.

Talent Management includes representation of personalities in the entertainment and the arts, athletes, literary industries through full service representation to enable clients to realize up most potential for endorsements, licensing, contract negotiations, speaking appearances, literary and television image marketing. CMG represents athletes and sports personalities in team and non-team sports in a full-service approach ensuring individualized attention and commitment to manage client's business opportunities. CMG manages broadcasters and actors careers and assists the engineering opportunities in film, broadcast and television and packaging with corporate sponsors. CMG literary division provides full service representation to authors for publishing in traditional houses as well as electronic media including television, film, and radio and after market licensing to ensure greatest exposure and to increase client revenues.

Event Management includes marquis hospitality, sponsorships and licensing, broadcast production and implementation of events including hospitality services to the most discriminating of clients in sports sectors including golf, tennis, equine and motor sports pairing corporate sponsors and premier events and leveraging that experience to ensure our clients receive the highest return on their investment and level of brand exposure. CMG is dedicated to pursuing intellectual property rights of sports and entertainment properties and offering these events through long-term entertainment hospitality packages for corporate sponsors and manages and implement on-site operations and logistical concerns. CMG broadcast and production division secures, negotiates electronic production, broadcast and syndication opportunities for clients via network, cable television, radio and digital media.

Commercial Rights includes branding, consulting, endorsements, licensing, sponsorships, sales and marketing. CMG creates branding and distributes image-marketing tools to strategic outlets to generate premier brand recognition for our clients. CMG consulting focuses on developing high profile programs utilizing creative solutions to improve cost-efficiency and increase client revenues. CMG endorsement, licensing and sponsorships division works with premier corporations regarding contract negotiations for client endorsements, secure domestic and international licensing opportunities, provide implementation and execution services for client sponsorships. CMG marketing division positions and leverages our clients to increase their presence in the global market through research of business environments and creative solutions to take advantage of given market conditions. CMG sales include creating commercial rights opportunities, identifying sales targets and strategically selling commercial rights to maximize client revenues.

Creative Management Group Inc. Agency is headquartered in Miami, Florida with marketing and sales offices in New York, Chicago and Tucson.

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