John McConnell partners to launch “ACM Broadcast”


John McConnellVeteran talent agents Marc Guss and Phil Sutfin, co-founders of talent management company ACM, have partnered with broadcast vet John McConnell to launch and spearhead ACM Broadcast.  Based in NYC, the company aims to create a unique business environment where established and burgeoning talent strategize on using radio and other audio broadcast platforms as the foundation to build their brand.

“I’ve always believed in the power of radio and am a proponent of making that a priority in a performer’s career,” says McConnell.  “I look forward to working with talented individuals and helping them to realize their full potential as they soar to new heights.”

“John has always been one of my main go-to radio programming executives because of his innovative thinking,” says Guss. “What a thrill it is to now be working together under the same roof with the same objectives.”

ACM Broadcast is a talent management and consulting company that reps clients in audio and digital entertainment.  The company specializes in building its clients’ brands on a foundation of radio and other audio broadcast platforms.

McConnell is president of Entertainment Radio Network and founder of McConnell Media, LLC, a traditional and new media consultancy with offices in NYC and LA.  Until Nov. 2008, McConnell served as SVP of Programming at ABC Radio Networks where he managed programming for ABC Music Radio, ABC News Radio, ABC Talk Radio and the ESPN Radio Network.