Ken Benson
Partner / Co-Founder
P1 Media Group

Renowned programming, research and marketing executive Ken Benson has built a 30 plus year career of leading and advising media companies. Ken is President and founder of P1 Media Group and for over 16 years has been providing research and strategies for radio and media clients across four continents.

Ken is a multi-award-winning programmer and held executive positions as VP/Music Programming for MTV New York;  Senior VP/Programming for AMFM/Chancellor (now iHeartmedia); and as Executive VP/Programming for Citadel Communications (now Cumulus) overseeing more than 250 stations.

Ken’s programming background includes a six-year run at CHR Z100 Portland, Oregon, which he propelled to eight straight No. 1 ratings periods and quadrupled cash flow increases.

Ken has lived in London and throughout the United States and holds a B.A. in Mass Communication and Marketing from State University of New York.