Valerie Geller

Valerie Geller is president of Geller Media International, a broadcast consulting firm working with news, talk, information and personality programming for radio and television throughout the world. In the past 17 years she has worked with more than 500 stations in 27 countries.

Valerie Geller She is the author of three books about radio: Creating Powerful Radio: A Communicator’s Handbook for News, Talk, Information & Personality and The Powerful Radio Workbook: The Prep, Performance & Post Production Planning. A third book, the revised and updated edition of Creating Powerful Radio: Getting, Keeping & Growing Audiences is available now from FOCAL PRESS.

Geller’s Creating Powerful Radio work and her books have been translated into several languages, including Bulgarian and Albanian.

With more than 30 years of experience, Geller works with commercial and public broadcasting in the USA, Europe and throughout the world.

In the United States, she leads Creating Powerful Radio workshops, works one-on-one coaching on air presenters, DJs, news reporters, writers, anchors and producers, talk show hosts, programmers and managers and consults national, regional and local radio. Named by Radio Ink magazine as one of America’s “Most Influential Women in Radio,” Ms. Geller is a much in demand speaker, seminar leader and keynote and conference presenter.

Some recent Geller Media International clients include: In England: London’s LBC 97.3 Talkback radio and News Direct; The BBC (BBC Radio Manchester, BBC Radio Leeds, among about a dozen regional BBC stations Geller Media works with throughout the UK) In Canada: Rogers Media including Toronto’s 680 News, The Fan and CHFI -FM, Australia’s ABC-including stations 702, Sydney, 774 in Melbourne, and various other ABC Local Radio Stations including Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin, Newcastle, Canberra and ABC networks: Networked Local Radio, Classic FM, Radio National, NewsRadio and Triple J; Singapore’s national Radio Corporation of Singapore; In Kenya: Nairobi’s Nation FM; Kagiso Media and the SABC in South Africa, RFM in Portugal, WOW in Florence, Italy; and Sweden’s Sveriges Radio.

Among other stations, networks and programs Geller Media has worked with, led workshops and seminars for, or currently consults, include:

Univision Broadcasting WADO in New York; KTNQ and Recuerdo in Los Angeles, WIND in Chicago and WQBA in Miami; Federated Media, Delmarva Broadcasting, (WDEL/Wilmington); Border Media (KURV, McAllen, Texas); various Clear Channel stations, (including KFBK& KSTE, Sacramento, KVOR, Colorado Springs among others) WMC/Memphis, Cumulus Media (WTN, Nashville, TN) AccuWeather; National Public Radio, (Also local public stations KPCC, Pasadena, WNYC, New York, WAMU, Washington DC); CBS Radio, (KNXT, Las Vegas) Miller Group Media (WLPO, La Salle, IL) Grupo Radio Centro, Mexico City, Mexico, Norway’s NRK in Oslo and Tonsberg, Charivari, in Nuremburg, Germany, FFH in Frankfurt, Antenne Bayren in Munich, In Canada: Standard Broadcasting’s CFRB, Toronto; CJAD, Montreal; Astral Radio, (Montreal) In Holland, Radio 538, In Scotland, BBC Radio Scotland, Danmarks Radio in Copenhagen and throughout Denmark, the YLE in Helsinki and throughout Finland. In Switzerland: Radio Z, Zurich, and SSR & SRI, in Bern and World Radio Geneva, also in Poland, Austria, The KBP in the Philippines, and many other countries throughout the world..
Gellerv has also trained reporters at the United Nations.