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Norman Pattiz Achievements in the Broadcasting Industry

Beyond the Darkness, which is the new thrilling show on WWE star Chris Jericho’s Podcast Network, announced Norman Pattiz as the Chief Executive Officer after the release of PodcastOne Network. The show will be presenting entertaining and enlightening conversations with world researchers, and making everything you know about ghosts, demons, ghouls, angels, mysteries, and monster encounters real.

Mr. Norman Pattiz has been the Chief Executive Chairman at PodcastOne from June 23, 2016. Mr. Pattiz became the consultant of Westwood One Inc. and served there until February 3, 1993. Norman Pattiz served as the president of Broadcast Education Association. He also served as the chairman and a member of Board of Governors of Los Alomas National Security, LLC as well as a board member of Lawrence Livermore National Security at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory. On November 2000, Mr. Pattiz was appointed by Clinton and reappointed again by President Bush to serve as Broadcasting Board of Governors of the United States of America.

Mr. Pattiz worked hard and enabled the creation of Radio Sawa, the BBG’s 24 hours music, news and radio information network and Alhurra Television, which is US sponsored, and Arabic-language satellite TV that channel to the entire Middle East. He has also worked as the regent of the University of California from September 2001. Mr. Norman Pattiz worked as Director of Foreign Relations of the Los Angeles sheriff’s Department and served on the Region 1 Home Security Advisory Council. Mr. Norman Pattiz also worked on the Board of Annenberg school of Communication at the University of Southern California. Mr. Pattiz served as a member of California’s Commission on building in the 21st century and the board for RAND’s Center for Middle East public policy.

Mr. Norman pattiz 40 years’ experience and his hard work have gained him access to the Americans largest provider of news, sports, entertainment talk and trafficking programming to the broadcasting industry. Under the ownership of Westwood one, he enabled the distribution NBC Radio Networks, CNN Radio, CBS News, NFL Football, NCAA Basketball and both Summer and Winter games. Pattiz’s company PodcastOne became the top producer and distributor of audio-on-demand programming. After Bush had appointed him, he was able to convince and launch Americas Arabic Language Radio and television services to more than 22 countries of the Middle East and Farsi language broadcasting to Iran, which reached weekly to more than 40 million listeners. In the year 2009, Pattiz was introduced to National Radio Hall of Fame and got the Broadcasting Award from Library of American Broadcasting.

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Troy McQuagge Earns Prestigious Award

With the beginning of the New Year came a prestigious award for Troy McQuagge, CEO of USHEALTH Group, Inc. The highly sought-after One Planet Awards awarded McQuagge as the Gold Winner as CEO of the Year.



The One Planet Awards is a premier award organization that honors excellence in professionalism and business in almost every industry from all over the globe. Establishments from all over the world can submit nominations for an award, including the smallest and the largest of companies, non-profit and for-profit, private or public. Awards from the One Planet Awards are given in categories like teams, new products and services, marketing, corporate communication, PR, and executives.


 Troy McQuagge was very excited and proud to receive this award. He was however quick to share his success, stating that this award truly belonged to everyone on the team at USHEALTH. He believes that his award is a true testament to the company’s dedication to solving healthcare affordability problems by offering customers innovative coverage that continues to grow as their needs grow.



After McQuagge received an undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida in 1983, he started working for Allstate Insurance Company. In 1995, he joined United Insurance Companies as part of their Student Insurance Division. He was named the company’s President of their insurance agency in 1997. Under his presidential leadership, United Insurance Companies accomplished multiple single-year sales records.



When United Insurance Companies was involved in an acquisition in 2006, their name was changed to HealthMarkets, leaving Troy McQuagge responsible for leading all of the sales and marketing efforts for the company’s self-employed company. In 2007, with McQuagge as its President, HealthMarkets’ Agency Marketing Group achieved over $1 billion in premium sales volume for the year.



Troy McQuagge joined USHEALTH Group, Inc. in 2010, as President and CEO of its captive/career insurance agency, USHEALTH Advisors, LLC. He moved up the ranks to become USHEALTH Group, Inc.’s Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer in 2013. In 2014, he became the company’s President and CEO, serving in similar capacities to Freedom Life Insurance Company of America and several other USHEALTH Group subsidiaries.



USHEALTH Group is made up of a family of companies that offer a wide portfolio of plans that allow customers to customize their health coverage to suit their needs. The company has over 50 years of experience in the health insurance industry, offering many subsidiary companies that offer affordable, flexible plans for individuals and families.



Through its many company affiliations, USHEALTH Group offers coverage for their customers that includes critical illness, specified disease/sickness, accident insurance, dental coverage, vision, short-term accident disability income insurance, and life insurance. They have served over 50 million customers in their long-standing, 50-year history.