Rick Buckley’s career in broadcasting began in 1960 as a Page at the National Broadcasting Company.
In the 50 plus years since, Buckley has guided the company that bears his name and serves as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Buckley Radio is one of America’s remaining privately owned and operated radio companies. Buckley’s portfolio includes seventeen radio stations across America in addition to the WOR Radio Network. The network syndicates programs to over 400 radio stations.
Rick is a past Chairman of the Board of the Radio Advertising Bureau, a past Chair of the Southern California Broadcaster’s Association, and currently serves as the Finance Chair on the Board of Directors of the Broadcasters’ Foundation.
A member of the Board of Trustees at his alma mater, The University of Miami, Buckley was instrumental in establishing the newly dedicated Richard D. Buckley Audio Lab at the University Of Miami School Of Communication.
Buckley’s guiding principle in operating a family owned and privately held broadcasting company is summarized in an excerpt from the company’s mission statement.
“In an ever changing regulatory environment, we at Buckley Radio are committed to maintaining the quality of service that we bring to the audience we entertain and inform and to the advertisers we solicit”