ABOUT US

ABOUT

New Radio Star, RV Dream and New Radio

PO Box 2113

Seaside, CA 93955

626-81RADIO (72346)

sysop@newradiostar.com

 

New Radio, owned by New Radio Star,   is an on line information source for, and about, radio, music and the internet.  New Radio Star went on line on February 2nd, 1983 and has been updated every day since.  New Radio Star is an outgrowth of the Radio Report magazine, begun in February of 1970. 

The principles in New Radio Star are Bob and Pamela Hamilton, both radio veterans.  Bob began as a disc jockey on KBEK in Elk City, Oklahoma in June of 1960 and has been in both the radio and music industry since.  Pamela began her career at KDWB in Minneapolis, where she spent several years before joining Bob in New York in 1981 where they conducted music research and published a weekly newsletter.New Radio Star also owns Radio Superstar, the industry's original on line morning show service. It began in October, 1987.

New Radio Star also believes that on line niche radio has a great future and now owns and operates RV Dream Radio for RVers.  New Radio Marketing has also been developed to help businesses and products use social networking, blog marketing, SEO, SEM, podcasts, videopodcasts, as audio and video on demand to increase the traffic to their websites and products.

The New Radio Star studios in Seaside, California has state of the art video and audio production facilities.

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More about Bob Hamilton


Pioneer broadcaster, scientist, author, innovator, industry leader, researcher, marketer, dedicated music lover!  For 56 years, Bob Hamilton has performed, served and lived the radio/music/on line industry. From falling in love with the miracle of radio as a child, to becoming one of its' most innovative leaders, he has lived and breathed the radio/music industry every day of his life and continues to blaze the trail with a passion that has only increased through the years.

In his resume comes a decade of being on the air, then, the first radio programming magazine, historic industry gatherings, creation of the World Premier concept in marketing music artists, the first online radio trade publication and sharing network established in 1983, award winning radio producer, video documentarian, the development of online niche radio, podcasts and now, a leader in social and blog marketing for the radio/music industry.  

He is a rare combination of history and innovation with a continuing desire to encourage the artist, whether in radio or music, to take advantage of the opportunities this new world of communication offers.


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Bob Hamilton (Extended biography)


Bob Hamilton was a disc jockey, program director and station manager in radio in the 60s in Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas and later, Long Island, New York and Phoenix, Arizona. He also got his entrance into television as a writer and performer on WKY-TV in Oklahoma City, 1965-67.

In 1968 he moved to New York City and became National Promotion Director for Roulette Records..TommyJames hits Crimson and Clover, Mony Mony and Crystal Blue Persuasion were under Bob Hamilton's direction.  In 1970, he conceived of, and began the radio/music industry's first radio programming magazine, The Radio Report. It was the leading trade publication in the early 70's, a format that Radio and Records and others later copied.  In 1974 he sold The Report and returned to
college where he studied scientific marketing and experimental psychology, having his own lab, studying parapsychology and music preferences at Cal State University in Los Angeles. During that period of time he also conceived of, designed and help
create Black Radio Exclusive magazine which continues today. Also, during that period he became an audio producer for Chuck Blore Creative Services, winning Billboard magazine's radio producer of the year award in 1975.  In 1978 he joined with a group in Carmel, California to begin Fred magazine.  It was there he began the World Premiere concept to introduce a new album, through radio to the public, beginning with RCA and Jefferson Starship. These productions/promotions were highly successful, and over the next 15 years he produced the World Premieres and other promotions with RCA, Capitol, Columbia, Epic, London, MCA, Warner Brothers and others labels. To support these projects he also restarted the Hamilton Report newsletter from New York.  Also, during this time he was on camera host of TV interview show "Fast Forward" which was a weekly feature with artist interviews on MTV and other worldwide television networks.  He also wrote and published five books for and about the radio/music industry. And, during this period he did weekly research for many record labels. Besides the World Premiere projects, he did smaller promotional projects including the "Cue Cards." These were interviews with
artists, with their story put on postcards that were sent to thousands of radio stations. Bob also produced the first life story of a major artist on CD Rom with Heart, titled "Heart-20 Years of Rock and Roll." This production was pioneering in the amount of high quality audio and video put on a CD Rom. He also has produced DVD documentaries for morning radio.

In 2015, Bob finished producing RVing the Bay Area, an 8 hour double DVD documentary/guide.  He is currently working on six more similar DVD's on RVing the California Coast.


In 1983 he and Pamela were exposed to the "on line" concept and began Radio Star, a trade publication on world wide computer networks.  New Radio Star moved to the Internet in 1994 and continues today.  There are many services on New Radio Star for radio, including Radio Superstar, the original on line morning show service. In 2007, New Radio Star moved to the Blogtronix Social Networking platform where it is today.  The past five years has seen the development of
New Radio Star Marketing..utilizing blog marketing, search engine optimization, podcasting and videocasting.

Bob has also spent the last six years or so, concentrating on video production and has a state of the art video/production studio in Seaside as well as a mobile studio in a class B RV.

At their invitation the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame library in Cleveland has a complete collection of all of Bob's creations and work.


Artists Bob Hamilton has worked with on major projects


Jefferson Starship
Hall and Oates
Paul Anka
Moody Blues
REO Speedwagon
George Strait (two projects)
George Jones
Oakridge Boys
Miami Sound Machine
Gloria Estefan (two projects)
Abba (two projects)
Spice Girls
Kenny Loggins
David Bowie
Juice Newton
Journey
Europe
Willie Nelson
Waylon Jennings
Heart (three projects)
Men at Work
The Motels
Grammys (was also first host of the Grammy webcast)
Marty Stuart
Jimmy Cliff
Peter Tosh
Crystal Gayle
Poison


With smaller projects with hundreds of artists such as


The Beach Boys
Celine Dion
Duran Duran
AC/DC
Phil Collins
Michael Nesmith
Wayne Newton
Dave Navarro
Eddie Money