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Barrett News Media is a full service programming and marketing company designed to help news talk media brands enjoy long-term success in the audio, video, digital and social media space! Our reputation, relationships, strategies, and industry knowledge, help our clients maximize ratings and revenue, and enjoy digital and social media growth and engagement.

BNM is led by President Jason Barrett whos resume includes a decade of programming experience in San Francisco, Philadelphia, and St. Louis where he helped launch, develop, and lead a number of stations to ratings success. Firmly established as one of sports radio’s top consultants, Jason has also excelled as a producer for ESPN Radio, and served in a variety of roles in small markets for sports, news, and music brands. His radio acumen, passion for news, fresh ideas, talent coaching, and strategic approach on-air, online, and on social media, showcase his versatility and value to brands looking for a winning edge. He lives in New York.

Joining Jason to provide expert support to BNM’s clients is Ryan Maguire. The company’s Director of News has a lengthy track record as a program director, having led stations to success in Kansas City, Miami, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, and most recently Seattle, where he helped lead KIRO-FM to a Marconi. Ryan’s travels across the nation have helped him gain a strong understanding of different market behaviors, as well as familiarity with numerous talents and brands. Now residing in Milwaukee, Ryan is eager to dive in and and assist stations looking to elevate their ratings and revenue.

Below are a sample of some of our services. To schedule a consultation, call (845) 458-8448 or email


  • Brand building
  • On-Air content enhancing
  • Event planning and execution
  • Media training and mentoring
  • Original podcast development
  • Social and Digital media strategy
  • Imaging writing and creative ideas
  • Talent and Executive Recruitment
  • In-Market evaluations and coaching
  • Nielsen PPM Ratings analysis and strategy

BNM is a proud voter for these prestigious radio awards

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