In 2004, Ron Hartenbaum founded WYD Media Management, LLC, which now distributes over 100 hours of programming per week on radio and TV, spanning a wide range of viewpoints. WYD Media Management represents some of today’s most popular talk talent, covering topics ranging from political and world news, to business and entertainment, to music and content for today’s millennials – all designed to enlighten, educate, and entertain. Our programming reaches millions on-air, on both satellite and terrestrial radio, as well as digital distribution on a variety of platforms, including www.spreaker.com. Our programs can also be seen daily in millions of homes around the country via Free Speech TV, delivering an added component to establish your brand with your target audience. WYD Media Management – connecting with your target audience.


Ron’s background in network and national radio makes him a stand out in the world of talk radio management. Beginning as an account manager with Needham and Grey Advertising, then as a VP of Sales for Westwood One and as a director of new business for the ABC-owned radio stations, Ron went on to become a founding partner of MediaAmerica and CEO of Jones Radio Networks.

Ron is heralded with creating programming and marketing strategies that helped build MediaAmerica and then Jones into a national radio program distribution powerhouse. He was instrumental in the sales strategies that enabled the Rush Limbaugh Radio Program to gain market acceptance in the network radio-advertising world. He?s also developed network radio sales and marketing programs for NASCAR/Motor Racing Network, The National Football League and NCAA football. In addition, Ron has also worked with Neal Boortz, Dennis Prager, Clark Howard, Mike Gallagher and Ed Schultz.

Additionally, Ron serves as President of the T.J. Martell Foundation, the music industry?s largest foundation that funds innovative medical research focused on finding cures for leukemia, cancer and AIDS.