Dick Rakovan - Senior Vice President of Membership
Senior Vice President of Membership
Dick Rakovan's career in radio began several decades ago in radio sales. He went on to sales and general management, group management and ownership. In every case the stations with which he was associated were members of the RAB.
His station responsibilities include large markets such as New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. He also had management responsibilities in smaller markets of Providence , RI, Wheeling W. VA , Columbia, SC and Chattanooga, TN.
He is a past member of the NAB and RAB Boards of Directors, President of the Rhode Island Broadcasters Association and board member of several other city and state associations.
He currently resides in the Chicago area and is active in the Illinois Broadcasters Association, Chicago's radio association and member of the selection committee of The Radio Hall of Fame of the Museum of Broadcast Communications.
His interests other than work are collecting marine antiques, waterfowl decoys and fly fishing.