Vern is a leader. My time at ABC Radio was filled with guidance and support which increased our viewership and affiliates all under his leadership. I came out experienced and grateful for his shared encouragement and abundance of knowledge of the industry and media marketing. He is the real deal.

Kat Smith
Former CRNB morning co-host

When Vern brought me back to Virginia Beach, I noticed he knew what he was doing. He knows what works and what doesn’t. Vern will teach you how to do more than just read liners and the weather. If you’re willing to accept direction and put that work in, Vern can show you how to take the next step as a personality and let the real you shine.

Sonny Delfyette
Afternoon Host, 90.9 KCBI, Dallas, TX.

“When I initially came on board to the ABC Radio Radio Networks, the programming and syndication team led by Director of Operations, Vern Catron were an integral part in working with me in spearheading the launch of my first nationally syndicated, ‘Secret Garden Radio’, which conceptually derived from my #1 hit with my mentor Quincy Jones.
It was truly a blessing to work with such a talented professional like Vern and the ABC Radio Network team”

Al B. Sure!
Singer-songwriter, producer and radio host of the nationally syndicated 'Love and R&B'

“When I first started working with Vern I had pretty much given up hope with radio. Not only did Vern restore my hope, he pushed me to my full potential. His knowledge of radio, strong leadership skills, and stern but loving coaching lead me to Number #1. I owe my longevity, knowledge and skills in this business to the ultimate professional, Vern Catron”.

Theressa Brown
95-7 R&B
Va. Beach, VA

Vern Catron is an experienced veteran in the media world.

At the beginning of my career, he taught

me and showed by example how to be a professional!!!

I later went on to be named Billboard magazines “Radio Music Director of The Year and ‘Radio Programmer Director of The Year’!!!

Cedric Hollywood – Miami, Florida

I have worked with Vern Catron on two occasions. As a Manager he was more of “coach” even then as he guided me and helped me grow. He brought out the best in me as a broadcaster.

Vern knows what audiences respond to.

I am forever in his debt for his wisdom.

Silas “SiMan Baby” Alexander
Nationally Syndicated Radio, Co-Host, The Chubb Rock Show

I would have to start by using a line or two from Gil Scott Heron “I did not become someone different that I did not want to be, but I’m new here. Will you show me around?” and Vern Catron with his patience, understanding and radio knowledge showed me around, walked me, and helped me to understand and get the whole picture of radio at WIGO and anywhere else after that. I was young and wanting to become someone different and this man’s leadership and experience taught me and gave me the tools to do that.

Michael Richardson
Actor, voiceover talent, and forever a radio DJ

Mr. Vernon Catron is the media heavyweight everyone needs in their corner.

He is a true professional, with solid contacts and an even more solid, highly revered reputation in the industry.

No matter the task put before him, Mr. Catron executes strategically, often giving best practices suggestions.

Working with him, I not only got what I needed, but I learned more than a few things that will assist with future projects – each of which- I plan to seek Mr. Catron’s expertise.

Nakia Cooper
Cooper Worldwide Multimedia
President, NABJ Houston Chapter

Vern is one of the top people in the business using media across all platforms to create a connection and build loyalty with the brand. Vern’s easy to work with and takes the time to understand the potential audience and how it can connect to build loyalty.

Vern has worked with some of the biggest national personalities in the business. He created events, publicity, and promotions to help promote the brands and build loyalty with the audience. Great to work with and is always a top professional.

Phil Hall
President/CEO philhall.com-Audiencebakery.com
Former VP Programming ABC Radio Networks



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