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Huntsville Area Leader, Forbes Councils Influencer, Only Person in AL Selected for Prestigious RTTR Scholarship for Advancing Women in Radio

08-18-2021 10:45 AM CET | Business, Economy, Finances, Banking & Insurance

Press release from: Huntsville Media News

/ PR Agency: Huntsville Business and Media News
Olivia Friedman, RTTR 2021 Scholarship Recipient

Olivia Friedman, RTTR 2021 Scholarship Recipient

Lifetime Achievement Award eligible, This relentless businesswoman, to help small businesses, thrive during Covid-19's initial outbreak to the present, halted legal courses to help out both locally with radio and nationwide digital and social media campaign sales. A great example of tenacity and resiliency in action!

Olivia Friedman has been busy, and the recognition is beginning to show up in many great ways, through several sources since she wasn't only acknowledged as a successful and rising protégé by American Corporate Partners as a former US Navy medical and cyber security officer under the ISSM, among the many other hats she wore, she was also recognized by RTTR for an impactful scholarship in the name of the advancement of women in radio.

What is obvious is her willingness to serve. Olivia is known for offering up her weekends to serve her local community as well. She did so wherever she happened to be stationed while with the Navy and was passionate about looking after the homeless in densely populated areas, taking special care to show them respect, while also keeping herself healthy, according to her when asked.

2021 Rising Through The Ranks (RTTR) scholarship recipients included 25 selectees from across the entire nation. Scholarship winners joined others to learning more about successful public-private partnership collaborations and partnership opportunities toward owning their own media entity, as well as partnership opportunities with the Radio Advertising Bureau, BMI, and MIW Mentoring Women in Radio.

Nationwide participants include our very own Olivia Friedman of the Great and Relentless Few Podcast. She is also brand new with one of the top 5 media companies in the nation as an account executive (AE), for the past six months.

Olivia Friedman is always seeking new clients to provide Huntsville and surrounding area radio advertisement, and nationally offered digital, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube TV-like commercial ads. Olivia accepts bookings for marketing and advertisement consultations at: You may also reach her by emailing; 4703995257@TMoMail.Net

This Year's 2021 RTTR Participants Were:

Olivia Friedman
C. Media (and her popular entrepreneur show) Great and Relentless Few Show
Huntsville, Alabama

Marissa Austin
Cox Media Group, San Antonio, Texas

Melinda Baker
CCB Media, Hyannis, Massachusetts

Cassie Benson
Iliad Media Group, Nampa, Idaho

Michelle Buck
WHOM/Townsquare Media, Portland, Maine

Lina Collazos-Sandoval
92.5 Maxima/Beasley Media Group, St. Petersburg, Florida

Jenna Coyle
The Cromwell Group, Inc., Owensboro, Kentucky

Traci Davis
Townsquare Media, Evansville/Owensboro, Kentucky

Tiffany Davison
Katz Media Group, New York, New York

Kristina Dolan
Life 103.1, Sanford, North Carolina

Hillary Doyal
Townsquare Media, Shreveport, Louisiana

Stacie Dupuy
iHeartMedia, Memphis, Tennessee

Chelsea Gray
Summit Media, LLC, Knoxville, Tennessee

Laura Hanks
Community First Broadcasting, Storm Lake, Iowa

Elizabeth Kay
99.1 The Mix/Audacy, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Karley McDaniel
Mississippi River Radio, Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Helen Obomanu
Audacy, Chicago, Illinois

Gina Ochs
The Cromwell Group, Inc., Illinois Markets, Illinois

Lisa Percevault
Bold Gold Media Group, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Stephanie Pinkston
Neuhoff Media, Springfield, Illinois

Zuli Rodriguez
Salem Media Group, Tampa-Sarasota, Florida

Devon Shuman
Gen Media Partners, Gulf Breeze, Florida

Joi Tyrrell
Audacy, New York, New York

Emily Ward
Audacy, Atlanta, Georgia

Amber Whiteley
KLAD Basin Mediactive, Klamath Falls, Oregon

What participants must look forward to is mentorship, education, and training from the top leaders in radio, both male and female. Trailblazers that paved the way for Women in Radio. Top tier names include; Erica Farber, CEO and Kim Johnson with the Radio Advertising Bureau, Val Maki - SVP/Market Manager, Bonneville San Francisco, Dan Speaks with BMI, Ruth Presslaff of Presslaff Interactive Revenue, her own firm. Ruth is the spokeswoman for Mentoring nd Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW). She's also the leaser of Second Street Media Enterprise Sales. There was also, Hartley Adkins of iHeart Radio covering 160 markets, and the wonderful Ginny Morris of Hubbard Radio, and Dan Spears - Vice President of Licensing, Industry Relations with BMI, among many other notables in the industry.

"In this women's leadership program, you will join an exceptional group of females in the radio industry to take your management and leadership skills to the next level. As you explore emerging research and best practices, share experiences and insights, and try out new ideas in a supportive environment, you'll prepare to contribute more fully to your organization's ongoing success.

"This program reenergized me and allowed me to see more clearly, my path to media entity ownership, which will take tenacity, grit, and a strong will to persevere. I also learned how to lead with lasting impact with all my people at the Great and Relentless Few Show. The strategic advantages for my entity helped me to see the importance of my current position as an AE, since I will need to understand all roles once my agency or media entity is in play. I am empowered with a very realistic agenda for change and growth in my company, while exercising what I've learned through the RTTR opportunity. My approach to leadership is changed for the better - forever because of the Rising Through the Ranks Opportunity."

- Olivia Friedman, RTTR Class of 2021

The focus of the workshops, meeting top broadcast entity leaders, and heavy hitters in the radio and overall media industry. Olivia is known as one quick to act in collaboration with other entities to improve the local as well as the national workforce and economic development, to greatly improve the overall quality of life for all residents living in their respective cities.

About RAB
The Radio Advertising Bureau serves more than 6,000-member Radio stations in the U.S. and over 1,000 member networks, representative firms, broadcast vendors and international organizations. RAB leads and participates in educational, research, sales and advocacy programs that promote and advance radio as a primary advertising medium. For more information, log onto the annual program was conducted virtually after being canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Great and Relentless Few C/O
Institute of Higher Global Studies
One United Nations Plaza Building
Huntsville, AL 35802

The Great and Relentless Few! The Great and Relentless is a Podcast | "Inspiring Entrepreneurs, Teaching Radio, Digital, and Podcast Creation for Survival of the Current Digital Renaissance" | Showcasing The Successful, Up and Coming Superstars from All Walks of Life, that Made It Against Extreme Odds. Or as Some May Say, "Everyone Else Left Them For Dead."

Tune in and Learn More About Those That Made The Cut, And Earned The Title of . . . The Great and Relentless Few!

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