Charles Steinhauer is Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Gemini XIII, the podcasting and radio industries’ new home for premium audio content, production and marketing services.
Steinhauer was former Chief Operating Officer of Westwood One, the largest audio network in America, where he had full oversight of the day-to-day operations of the company. Steinhauer was responsible for managing programming, technology, distribution, sports, affiliate services, research, compliance, and strategy.
Prior to that, he was President, Operations, for Westwood One and Dial Global, Inc. where he managed all operations departments for the company. He was an integral part of the management team which acquired and integrated the following networks: Global Media, Dial Communications, MJI Interactive, Waitt Radio Networks, Jones MediaAmerica, Westwood One and Cumulus Media Networks.
In 2005, while working as the company’s Senior Vice President of Operations, Steinhauer was instrumental in launching Dial Global’s first RADAR rated network, the first by an independent network firm.
Steinhauer began his career as an Account Executive with Venture Direct Worldwide, a business-to-business direct marketing firm. In 1997, he took a position as a research analyst at Winstar Global Media, which eventually merged with Dial Communications to form Dial Global.
In addition to his role at Westwood One, Steinhauer has served as a Director on the Board of the Media Ratings Council, Chair of the Network Radio Research Council (NRRC), Founder and Chair of the Network Radio Compliance Council, Advertising Research Foundation Ambassador, member of the Radio Advertising Bureau Council, and Nielsen Advisory Board.