July 28, 2022
George Laughlin, a radio consultant and media professional has been shaping the industry for over two decades. After graduating from Louisiana University in 1991, Laughlin began his career as a salesperson for KHKS 106.1 KISSFM in Dallas, TX, where he was eventually promoted to Vice President of Sales. He became the Marketing Manager of Radio One’s stations in 2000, and recruited legend Steve Harvey to do morning radio on The Beat 97.9. In 2007, Laughlin raised over $100 million to launch a network of more than 100 radio stations throughout the U.S with Oaktree Capital. Called GAP Broadcasting, the company was named for Laughlin’s three children: Gracie, Ashley and Preston. In 2010, GAP was acquired by Townsquare Media. with Laughlin serving as the Senior Vice President.
In 2011, George Laughlin became CEO of YEA Networks, a firm which creates, produces and syndicates excellent content. Since his arrival, Laughlin has quadrupled its radio show portfolio. Laughlin currently lives with his wife and children. His hobbies include shuffleboard, bocce, watching sports, and spending time with his numerous pets.
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