SOURCE: Listener Driven Radio

Listener Driven Radio

August 31, 2010 15:16 ET

Listener Driven Radio Adds Four to Engineering/Support Team

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - August 31, 2010) -  Listener Driven Radio (, the leader in interactive programming tools for broadcasters, announced today the addition of four industry veterans to its engineering and support teams. The new members of the LDR team are Brian Seeders, Blake Weber, Craig Bowman, and Gale Parmelee. This is the second announcement regarding team growth for LDR this summer, following the appointment of Greg Hunt as VP/Affiliate Relations in July.

Seeders joins the company as Chief Engineer and will oversee the continued development and robust growth of the LDR platform for radio stations. With experience in high-level software design and development, Seeders will also manage new feature development.

Weber joins LDR as Support Engineer, and will focus on working with radio stations to easily and effectively utilize the LDR system. Weber's prior experience includes development and implementation of support and helpdesk operations for Windstream as well as several years of experience developing software.

A veteran broadcast engineer, Bowman also joins the team as a Support Engineer. He will support radio station automation system integration with LDR for real-time audience control of on-air systems. Bowman's experience includes several years as a lead engineer for Scott Studios/SS32 and installation/support engineering for Prophet Systems. He has also worked as Chief Engineer for a number of major broadcasters as well as Director of Corporate Engineering for Liggett Broadcasting.

Parmelee, a veteran radio programmer who originally joined LDR last year, has been promoted to the role of VP/Programming Support. Parmelee will work with LDR affiliate Program Directors to maximize ratings impact using the LDR system. Gale will work with stations to write liners and imaging and provide support to PDs to fully exploit the system's ability to produce PPM results.

"This has been a year of tremendous growth for LDR," said Daniel Anstandig, President of LDR. "These additions bring a significant amount of talent to the team and further empower LDR clients to realize success in growing ratings and revenue from the platform. When new affiliates sign with us, they can be certain that they will receive world class engineering and programming support from the LDR team."

With nearly 30 affiliates in the USA, Canada, and Europe, LDR is ground breaking software that empowers listeners to become on-air programming collaborators, fostering loyalty via real time interaction.

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    Daniel Anstandig