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Mike Henry

Paragon Media Strategies

Mike Henry is CEO of media consulting firm Paragon and a 2012 Peabody Award winner. Mike has 30+ years experience consulting radio, record labels, TV, cable, satellite radio, digital media, emerging technology, media lenders and buyers. Specialties include media start-ups, creating new media content and business models, social, mobile and public media. Mike is a long-time music and format specialist who helped create over a dozen new radio formats over the past 30 years, including NPR News, Alternative, Triple A, Modern AC and Adult Hits (“Jack FM”) and Music Discovery. Mike has helped launch and consults many public media Music Discovery stations, including WFUV/New York, KCMP/Minneapolis, KKXT/Dallas, KUTX/Austin and RadioMilwaukee. Mike is co-founder and Brand Manager for VuHaus, public media's new music discovery platform. Mike is co-founder and CEO of WeedStream, an online radio station at As a partner in Media Mechanics, Mike won a 2012 Peabody Award for producing the public radio series, “Inside the National Recording Registry.”

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