Burke Allen electrifies audiences with three decades of fascinating insights as an intimate insider in the worlds of media, marketing, entertainment, public relations and politics.
Now the CEO of Washington, DC based Allen Media Strategies, Burke has an extensive background as a top rated radio morning personality and TV host, CBS Radio executive, writer, radio station owner, national booking agent, broadcast consultant and beltway insider.
His full-service media and marketing consultation and strategy firm launched in 2003. The firm currently works with national entertainers, New York Times best-selling authors and media personalities on their individual strategic goals. If you see them on TV, hear them on the radio, or read about them online, chances are good that they've worked with Burke.
Burke's numerous industry awards and achievements include Billboard Airplay Monitor Magazine's Program Director of The Year and Pop Music Survey Music Director of the Year honors. Burke's stint as a number one ranked morning talent means that his presentations are energetic, fast-paced and funny for audiences.
In addition to his work with Allen Media Strategies, Burke taught for many years at the Connecticut School of Broadcasting's Arlington, VA campus, so his skills as an educational presenter are always appreciated by audiences.
In 2004, Allen's book Becoming Semi Famous was released; he also co-authored Visionaries With Guts and his writing appears regularly in industry publications.
Burke's extensive background in the music business includes roles as a national booking agent, club owner, concert promoter and artist manager. He has overseen and organized dozens of successful concert events with national headliner talent from small club shows to festivals for over 50,000 people. In the past two decades, he has worked closely with some of the biggest names in entertainment, and Burke's passion is helping performers to realize their goals through innovative media marketing techniques.