Stephen "Strick" Strickland Joins Audiostate 55 Entertainment as VP of Marketing & Operations
October 1, 2023 - Birmingham, AL
Audiostate 55 Recording Studios & Entertainment Company is proud to announce the addition of Stephen Strickland as VP of Marketing & Operations. With over 20 years of experience in media production and community-based leadership, Stephen, also known as "Strick," formerly served for 13 years as host of the widely popular 95.7 Gospel Jamz FM, a weekly program which aired on radio in Birmingham, Alabama.
His current activities include serving as Media Director and Pastor of Ministries at New Rising Star Church. Strick hosts two popular internet shows, The Stream Show on Ecamm Live’s YouTube Channel and the Streamers Hub on OneStream Live’s YouTube Channel. In addition, he is producer of the syndicated jazz radio program Kim Scott’s Block Party Radio by the top Billboard Smooth Jazz Artist, which airs in over 20 markets across the United States.
In his new VP role, Strick will assist with the development of promotional strategies and marketing plans across all activities under the Audiostate 55 umbrella, including its music and film recording projects, community and educational programs, studio rentals, and its live concerts and events. He will also be engaged with the management and operation of the three studios and event spaces at Audiostate.
"I couldn't be more thrilled to have Strick join our amazing team of producers, writers, engineers, and musicians," said Dr. Henry Panion III, President & CEO. "The team has been fortunate to work with Strick in a number of capacities for over a decade and knows him to be a man of both great character and great skill...and he's such a cool dude."