After a half century in radio, including 16 years with Educational Media Foundation, Alan Mason has relinquished his position as President of the Christian radio broadcast company. Mason disclosed the news in a LinkedIn post, saying that he is semi-retired as of Jan. 3, 2020. EMF is the parent company of K-Love and Air1 contemporary Christian radio networks, which has been gobbling up commercial stations. Mason’s involvement with EMF began in January 2004 when he joined the company as Chief Operations Officer. He was appointed President in December 2016.
Before EMF, Mason logged a decade as Managing Partner of radio consulting and strategy firm Audience Development Group from January 1994 to June 2004. He earlier headed up programming for a group of 46 stations in Florida as Executive VP of Programming for the former Paxson Communications.
After serving in the U.S. Navy, he started his radio career in 1975 as Program Director of Seattle’s KING Radio.
Based in West Palm Beach, Mason continues to operate the Goodratings Strategic Services consultancy that he opened in 2000.