Rick RogalaCEO & Presidentrrogala@bespokemg.com

A media career spanning thirty-four years includes working in media sales and marketing management positions, serving as President and General Manager for six different television stations and leading revenue and operational efforts as a senior executive in the c-suite of a major broadcast company.Among his accomplishments Rick has led television stations to top ranked positions in ratings and revenue, launched and managed market-leading web portals, and created both local market and highly-rated syndicated television programming. Media outlets under his leadership have won Emmy Awards, Addy Awards, Gabriel Awards, Edward R. Murrow Awards, and the Cronkite Award for Political Coverage.An award winning business leader, author, national radio commentator and accomplished speaker, Rick's passion is creating content- telling powerful and compelling visual stories that deliver extraordinary results.

A Little Q&A with Rick Rogala

How did you get to Bespoke Media Group?

I drove. Just kidding. We started the company with a group of extraordinary, hardworking creative visual storytellers- with the goal of making great visual content available to the ever increasing number of businesses and content outlets in search of great storytellers and stories.

What's the best thing you've seen on the internet?

Three way tie: All of the Subaru commercials with dogs, all of the Anheuser Busch commercials with Clydesdale's and dogs, The opening monologue from the first episode of Newsroom.

What's a little known fact about you?

I broke my nose four times playing rugby and basketball.

What movie or tv show do you most regret watching?

Friday the 13th...or the 10 minutes of it that I may have watched between my fingers.

What has been your most embarrassing job?

I shoveled welding dust in a plant that manufactured dumpsters.

What do you most love about what you currently do?

The incredible people I work with and the amazing companies we work for.

What device, gadget, or kitchen appliance could you absolutely not live without?

My spatula.

If you could only write with one color for the rest of your days, what would it be?

Blue is the color of trust and peace. It suggests loyalty and integrity.