5 SMOOTH STONES undertook the 2020 re-election campaign of Mayor Pro Tem, Crystal Ruiz. With so many distractions around the national election and the COVID-19 pandemic, Crystal Ruiz needed an assist in message focus, campaign cohesiveness, aggressive marketing, and campaign vision.
Early in my career Doc advised me that the conversation between host and listener must be deeply personal, that the listener must feel that he/she is being individually addressed. The relationship I have developed with my listeners over the years applying the techniques taught me by Doc have been instrumental in expanding my show from one affiliate to near 200 across America with no end in sight. Whether you’re new to the mic or a seasoned veteran, the words on these pages will help you flourish.
Tim is the real thing – smart, creative, hardworking and ready to think outside the box. I worked with him at several different companies and every time I was impressed by his imagination and his programming savvy.
…an outstanding strategist and truly knows how to use perceptual and music/programming research as a valuable tool for decision-making. At each of the stations we have worked with Tim, the stations he oversaw were successful in accomplishing their stated goals.
If you get a chance, take the time to get to know this remarkable man.
Tim “Doc” Maranville quickly went from being my Program Director to my mentor at KVIB, and for years after we both left the radio station, I’ve continued to look to Tim for advice & guidance.
Tim is an exemplary role model and mentor to up-and-coming radio talent. I have sought his advice and expertise on numerous broadcasting topics and he has always provided outstanding guidance and recommendations for me.