Steve Cosio

Steve CosioEmployment

2004 to Present
I Buy Time -
America's Radio Airtime Ad Buyer
San Diego, CA / Dallas, TX
Media Buyer & Consultant, Commercial Audio Production

  • Media Buyer and Consultant

February 2003 to July 2003
The Wedding Show - KCBQ Radio
San Diego, CA
Co-host, Producer

  • Co-host and producer of a weekly talk show based specifically on the topic of weddings

1996 to Present
Steve Cosio Web Development
San Diego, CA / Dallas, TX

  • Website design

March 1995 to August 2001
KOGO Radio - Clear Channel Communications
San Diego, CA
Production Coordinator, Director

  • Director and Production Coordinator, The Roger Hedgecock Show
    • Duties include in-studio coordinating and directing and producing topical music pieces for the daily broadcasts. Produce and generate daily and creative image promos and implement production ideas into the shows.
    • Responsible for the overall sound of the show including bumper music, sound bites, drops, phone calls, etc.
    • Create and produce award-winning features using sound bites and music based on major news stories
    • Create, perform and produce parody songs
    • Compile the music for "Rockin' With Roger" and updating the Rockin' With Roger web site

May 1984 to July 2004
First Dance / Great American Music
San Diego, CA
Business Owner, Special Events Entertainer

  • Special Events DJ/emcee/entertainer specializing in weddings and corporate events
  • Sold First Dance in 2004

August 1989 to August 1991
Forum Press International, Inc.
San Diego, CA/Salem, OR
Publicist

  • Responsible for all local and national media relations for the book And The Cheat Goes On

November 1989 to November 1991
Fine Photography by Daniel
San Diego, CA
Publicist

  • Responsible for all media relations for this Encinitas, CA-based photography studio

October 1988 to May 1989
KVSD Radio/Rod Page Productions
San Diego, CA
Producer, Director, Production Engineer

  • Producer/Director, The Rod Page Show, KVSD Radio
    • Duties include booking guests, engineering sound, in-studio coordinating and directing
  • Production Engineer, Rod Page Productions
    • Responsible for all commercial aspects. Duties include recording, mixing and dubbing spots, purchasing and distribution

December 1980 to March 1987
KSDO Radio
San Diego, CA
Producer, Director

  • Producer, The Roger Hedgecock Show
  • Producer, The Dave Dawson Show
    • Duties include booking guests, cultivating and creating ideas for talk show promotions and responsible for all aspects of the shows
  • Director, The Dave Dawson Show
  • On-site Director, The Paul Bloom Show, remote broadcast from Harbor House Restaurant
  • On-site Director, The Laurence Gross Show, remote broadcast from Lehr's Greenhouse Restaurant
  • In-studio coordinator and Director, A.M. Drive News
  • In-studio coordinator and Director, P.M. Drive News
  • In-studio coordinator, San Diego Chargers Radio Network

November 1980 to June 1981
KMJC Radio
El Cajon, CA
Board Operator

  • Responsible for airing a combination of taped and live programming


Education

2001

  • New Horizons Computer Learning Center - San Diego, CA
       Emphasis: Web Site Design

1999

  • Cuyamaca Community College - El Cajon, CA
       Emphasis: Web Site Design

1981

  • Mesa Community College - San Diego, CA
       Major: Speech Communications

1978 to 1980

  • Grossmont Community College - El Cajon, CA
       Major: Telecommunications
          DJ, News Anchor and Production Director

Awards

  • Golden Mic Award, AIDS Awareness Day, KSDO Radio - 1985
  • Golden Mic Award, AIDS Awareness Day II, KSDO Radio - 1986
  • Golden Mic Award, The Sky Is Crying, KSDO Radio - 1997
  • Best Use of Sound - APTRA, The Sky Is Crying, KSDO Radio - 1997
  • Best News Feature - SPJ, The Sky Is Crying, KSDO Radio - 1997
  • Best of Show - SPJ, The Sky Is Crying, KSDO Radio - 1997
  • Best Interview Program - San Diego Press Club, The Roger Hedgecock Show, KOGO Radio - 1997
  • Best Sound Engineer - North County Times, The Roger Hedgecock Show, KOGO Radio - 1997
  • Employee of the Month, KOGO Radio - August, 1999
  • Second Place - Best Use of Sound - SD Press Club, In The Arms Of An Angel, KOGO Radio - 1999
  • Best Use of Sound- SPJ, In The Arms of an Angel, KOGO Radio - 1999
  • Second Place - Best Use of Sound - SD Press Club, Mama I'm Coming Home, KOGO Radio - 2001

Audio Production Features

Commercial Voiceover Samples