Executives

Sam

Sam Milkman

Sam Milkman joined Music Forecasting as executive vice president in 2005. Over the past 15 years, Sam held a variety of programming and operational positions at radio stations in New York and Philadelphia, including operations director of WXRK ("K-Rock") New York, research director of WHTZ ("Z100"), New York and program director of WMMR Philadelphia.

He began his career as a litigation, intellectual property and entertainment attorney at the Philadelphia law firm of Ballard, Spahr, Andrews & Ingersoll.

Sam holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania and a Juris Doctorate from Cornell Law School.




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Jon Coleman

Jon Coleman, co-founder of Music Forecasting, has spent his life’s work developing industry-leading research methods to provide deeper insights to the radio and music industries. With a focus on music, trends and branding, Jon is recognized as one of the preeminent researchers and strategists in the music and radio industries.

In addition to Music Forecasting, Jon has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of radio research firm, Coleman Insights, since founding the firm in 1978. Under Jon’s leadership, Coleman has grown to become the leader in its field. Through much of the 80s, Jon also served as a vice president for Capitol Broadcasting Company, overseeing the company’s radio stations in eight markets.

Prior to forming Coleman and leading Capitol's radio group, Jon held various positions with TM Programming in Dallas, Frank N. Magid Associates in Marion, Iowa and The Media Associates in Dallas. His educational credentials include a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Arts degree in Communications from the University of Oregon.