McVay Media is the world’s preeminent media, branding and marketing consulting company. Our worldwide client list includes radio and television stations, new media companies, record labels, singers, songwriters, and many businesses.
Artist clients include (current and former):
U2, Rod Stewart, Dick Clark, The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Michael Bolton, Barry Manilow, Annie Lennox, Rascal Flatts, Jewel, Tim McGraw, Def Leppard, Hall & Oates, Michael Buble, Josh Groban, Collin Raye, Carly Simon, Lonestar, Mannheim Steamroller, Jim Brickman, Doobie Brothers, Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, Martina McBride, Diamond Rio, Lonestar, Toni Braxton, Luther Vandross, Dave Koz, Smokey Robinson, Amy Grant, Mercy Me, Michael W. Smith, Enya, Kenny G, LeAnn Rimes and more.
Media clients include (current and former):
Clear Channel Interactive and their Internet Division, ABC, Greenstone Media, Regent Communications, Infinity/CBS, Citadel, Cumulus, ESPN, Standard Radio of Canada, Rogers Media of Canada, Regent Communications, Entercom, Premiere Radio Networks, The Lifetime Channel, Westwood One, The United Stations Radio Network, the CBS Radio Network, The Moonlight Groove Highway (from The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum), various independent syndicators, E! Entertainment, the Lifetime Channel, the WB Network and more.
Talent Coaching clients include (current and former):
Halle Berry, John Tesh, The Reverend Al Sharpton, Lou Dobbs, Reba McIntire, Oliver North, Ed Schultz, Kid Kraddick, MG Kelly, Charlie Tuna, 99X/Atlanta Morning Show, Michael W. Smith, The Cleveland Indians broadcast team, The Cleveland Browns broadcast team, The Kansas City Royals broadcast team, Joe Gibbs of the Washington Redskins and more.
Our radio programming division consults more than 150 radio stations around the world. We specialize in all formats - Adult Contemporary, CHR, Contemporary Christian, Rock, Classic Rock, Alternative, Spanish, Country, Oldies, Classical, Urban, Smooth Jazz, News/Talk, and Sports/Talk.
Radio clients include (current and former):
Delilah, The John Tesh Radio Show (Tesh Media Group), Neon Nights, The Australian Radio Network, Radio New Zealand, Groupa Acir in Mexico, DMS Broadcasting on the Cayman Islands, NRJ in France, The National HD Radio Alliance, the US Government’s Armed Forces Radio Network nationally syndicated program “The Beacon” and more.
Other clients & projects include (current and former):
iCruise.com – The World’s #1 Cruise Specialist, World Champion Boxer Evander Holyfield’s “Warrior Wear” clothing line, Authors, Writers, Magazines (“Mental Floss”), Universal Music Group, INO Records, Sony Music, Sony/Nashville, American Gramaphone, RCA/Nashville, Wyndham Hill Music, Interactive Mobile Marketing’s “Hip Cricket”, Internet Stations, Podcasting Companies, Movie Sound Tracks, Jingle Companies, The White House Commission on Remembrance, Exercise Guru Kathy Smith, Consumer Product Launches and more.
2. Management Summary
Mike McVay – Founder and President
Mike McVay began his career in 1969 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as an on-air personality, while completing his education. He has programmed radio stations in Wheeling, Charleston, Louisville, Los Angeles and Cleveland. He was a General Manager in Mobile and Cleveland.
Mike and his wife Doris have also owned and operated radio stations in Naples, Key West, Honolulu, and Flint. McVay Media was founded as a part-time entity in 1979 and became a full-time avocation in 1984. Mike is the author of several broadcast primers, writes for Radio & Records magazine as well as contributes to Radio Ink magazine. His resume includes many public-speaking engagements around the world. Mike averages two public appearances per/month.
Mike is recognized for his unparalleled ratings success with radio clients, and expertise in all medias. He is also acknowledged as the father or contributor to many syndicated shows. He served as a consultant to Dick Clark’s “Rock, Roll & Remember,” “The Gary Owens Show”, “The Leeza Gibbons Show,” “Sonrise with Kevin Peterson”, and “The Jim Brickman Show”. Mike is also one of the original collaborators for the highly successful programs “Delilah” and “The John Tesh Show.”
Among the recognition Mike has received in his career are nominations for Consultant of The Year from Billboard Magazine, and Radio & Records Magazine. Mike won the 2006 R&R Executive of the Year, the Ohio Media Leader of the Year Award, and Broadcaster of the Year from The Cleveland Association of Broadcasters. Mike most recently won the Radio Music Award for Broadcast Consultant of The Year during the RMA’s in Las Vegas. This event was broadcast worldwide on the NBC TV network.
He and his wife Doris live in Avon Lake, Ohio. They have two adult daughters, Nicole and Jessica. One “fat cat” named Bear owns him. Hobbies include collecting exotic cars, reading, biking and the search for the eternal tan. He also has as a collection of autographed CD’s and guitars. The McVay’s are involved in their church and support several charities. They are months away from welcoming their first grandchild into the world.