About

Scott Sands is a broadcast, marketing, digital media, and music management veteran. His successful track record includes 20 years as manager of winning brands in San Diego, Mobile, Baton Rouge, Tuscaloosa-Birmingham, and Biloxi-Gulfport; including radio station ownership while VP/Programming for Tralyn Broadcasting on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Sands most recently spent 11 years as the Director of Operations, Programming, & Digital Assets for the Entercom Communications cluster in Indianapolis. According to Arbitron PPM ratings, 49.2% of Indianapolis Women aged 18-49 listened to one or both of the FM brands under his direction (WZPL and WNTR tied for #3 Women 25-54 Cume).

In March 2011, he was responsible for launching Modern AC in Dayton, OH as “Click 101.5” for Main Line Broadcasting, in conjunction with Vallie/Richards/Donovan Consulting.

In March 2012, he again partnered with Vallie/Richards/Donovan to help launch Top 40 “Hits 100.7” WWHX-FM in Bloomington, IL.

Clients of Sands Media LLC, past and present, include:  Roadrunner Records, Capitol Records, the Joel Phelps for Congress campaign in Indiana’s 1st Congressional District, Island Def Jam Music Group, Triad Broadcasting, Crossroads Communications, Blakeney Communications, Island Def Jam Music Group, Main Line Broadcasting, Fairwest Direct loyalty marketing solutions, various recording artists, and more.

[View Scott’s Career Summary]
[Scott’s resume – view or download PDF]
[Professional References for Scott – download or view PDF]

Sands Media LLC is available for services including, but not limited to:

  • Social Media Management – from planning your brand’s social strategies to daily management and developing stronger online presence from  your existing staff;
  • Digital Strategies – social, mobile, SEO, web content, and more;
  • Talent Coaching – aircheck critiques by phone/email or 1 day in-market talent seminars;
  • Talent Screening – when you need a new personality, Sands Media will discreetly recruit and screen the best candidates for your brand, saving you valuable time;
  • Station Check Up – review competitive landscape, music position, clocks and rotations, and a complete SWOT package is available;
  • Rating Analysis – Sands Media offers the most in depth report for your latest Arbitron/PPM survey, from programming facts to the spin your GSM wants!
  • Digital Strategies – everything from a basic review to complete launch of your Mobile Platform, Loyalty Solution, Website, online content, App, Streaming, or Listener Database – ask about our exclusive “Social Media Boot Camp” presentation for Air Talent, Promotions, & Sales in person or by webinar;
  • Virtual MD – remote scheduling of logs, category recommendations, research advice;
  • Virtual PD – you get the Virtual MD plus all the benefits of a successful PD to supervise your brand while you look around for right hire;
  • Free Brainstorming – want to hash out an idea, come up with a promotion or contest, write some imaging lines, or just talk shop?  Call anytime!

Contact Sands Media at 317-496-7268 or scott@scottsandsmedia.com.

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One Response to “About”

  1. Scott: I’m flattered that my website is included in your blogroll. “Brain Surgery” is one cool website. My company site is being completed revamped with tons of new features/graphics – hopefully by Thanksgiving.

    Are you still doing your weekly programming conference calls? “Amp Up Your Morning Show” is one hot topic at Conclave & NAB. Let me know if there’s interest.

    The Very Best, John Lund

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