Francis John Radice
1949 (age 70–71)
Washington, DC, U.S.
|Other names||Frank Radice|
|Education||Bethesda Chevy Chase High School, 1968|
University of Maryland, College Park, 1972
|Occupation||Television Industry Executive|
|Years active||1972 - Present|
Frank Radice is a television industry executive, businessman and author. He resides in New York City and London, England.
Radice currently serves as Managing Partner of VIDA F.R. Company, a promotion, marketing, media, and consulting firm with offices in New York City, Los Angeles, and London. Radice also serves as the Expert-in-Residence at Definition 6, an Atlanta-based unified digital marketing agency . He is also the Creative Adviser to Thought Development and ON-AIR Pro. Radice is a Member, Directors Guild of America (DGA), Writer/Member, Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) and on the Executive Advisory Board for the Broadway Walk of Stars, the Williamsburg International Film Festival, and Worldwide Fan Clubs.
Television Career (1972-2009)
Frank Radice was President and Chief Marketing Officer of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) where he added a new category of National Emmy Award for Promotional Announcements and transacted a deal with Associated Television International to broadcast the Daytime Emmy’s on the CW.
From 1973 to 1991, Radice was a producer at ABC News for Nightline, World News Tonight, Good Morning America and The Last Word.
In 2007, he oversaw the marketing of “Where in the World is Matt Lauer?" > which became a successful online NBC Today Show <http://www.todayshow.com/> franchise and was sold to Hyundai Motors under a sponsorship agreement. Radice also coordinated a deal agreement between NBC Universal and Procter & Gamble that launched "Petside.com," <http://www.petside.com/> a web destination catering to the pet industry.
Radice co-created the “America’s First Family” theme for the NBC "Today" show and was Executive Producer of the Emmy nominated “Live For Today” and "Why I Love Today" themes also for NBC’s "Today" show.
Book Publishing Career
In 2006, Frank and his wife, Vida, co-wrote "Sam Katz on the Loose" a pop-up children's book illustrated by Charles Fazzino and published by Random House. A set of puzzles based on the book was released nationwide by Barnes and Noble.
Radice is an award-winning musician, songwriter and composer. During his early years, he sang and played guitar in several rock and blues bands including The Righteous Brothers, Peaches & Herb, The Phil Flowers Band and Sideshow. Later in his career, Radice co-wrote the “America’s First Family” theme, and was Executive Producer of the Emmy nominated “Live For Today” and "Why I Love Today" themes, all for NBC’s Today Show.
In 2008, Frank worked with the legendary composer and producer, David Foster, and "Band from TV", on 2 cuts for the CD release of the music from the hit television series House M.D. with proceeds benefiting various charities on the House M.D. Original Television Soundtrack.
- National Emmy Award
- Columbia DuPont Award (Excellence in Journalism)
- TV Week Magazine/PROMAX "Campaign of Distinction" Award (2007)
- Daytime Emmy nominations (Original Music Composition: 2006, 2007, 2008)
- Emmy nomination (News Promotion Announcement; 2008)
- Mobius Award (Original Music Composition)
- Promax/BDA Award
- Cine Golden Eagle
- New York Festival Award
- TV Week Magazine/PROMAX "Campaign of Distinction"
- PROMAX/BDA "Hall of Fame" Inductee (2004)
- "Brand Builder of the Year"<citation needed> (Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News Magazines; 2003)
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