Frank Radice

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Frank Radice
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Francis John Radice

1949 (age 70–71)
Other namesFrank Radice
EducationBethesda Chevy Chase High School, 1968
University of Maryland, College Park, 1972
OccupationTelevision Industry Executive
Years active1972 - 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[1][2] 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,[3] the Williamsburg International Film Festival[citation needed], and Worldwide Fan Clubs[citation needed].

Television Career (1972-2009)[edit]

Frank Radice was President and Chief Marketing Officer of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS)[4] 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.[5]

From 1973 to 1991, Radice was a producer at ABC News for Nightline, World News Tonight, Good Morning America and The Last Word.

At NBC, Radice was an executive vice president who helped develop the "NBC News: America's News Leader" campaign.[6]

In 2007, he oversaw the marketing of “Where in the World is Matt Lauer?"[7] > which became a successful online NBC Today Show <> 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 "," <> 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.[citation needed]

In 1996, he oversaw the promotion and marketing of the launch of MSNBC, a 24-hour cable and internet joint venture between NBC News and Microsoft.[citation needed]

Book Publishing Career[edit]

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.[citation needed]


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”[8] and "Why I Love Today" themes,[9] all for NBC’s Today Show.[10]

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.[11]


  • 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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