Michael RaffetyProgram Director
Michael was born in Oklahoma and lived in the Washington D.C. area and Eastern Tennessee before moving to Texas where he and his two sisters grew up. He still has family living in the Dallas area. Michael attended Texas State University where he earned his degree in Mass Communication. He also earned his MPA in Public Administration at CSU Northridge. Since then, he has lived and worked in Los Angeles for over 18 years.
Michael is proud to have been with The Ranch since the beginning. He helped with its development and launch in 2014. Previously, he worked at various radio stations in Dallas, Austin, and Los Angeles, primarily producing morning and talk radio shows. He also runs his own business, Smilecom Media (http://www.smilecommedia.com), which produces, syndicates and distributes radio programming and production to affiliate radio stations. He has successfully launched The Dr. Claudia Show and Parenting Pointers with Dr. Claudia that originated at The Ranch. He also co-founder of Skid Trax Voice Tracking Service which syndicates The Ashley & Brad Show originating from Simi Valley, hosted by The Ranch’s Ashley Paige & Brad Abrell.
“When I’m not working, I enjoy surfing and golfing, neither of which I’ve come close to mastering. I’m the guy you’re asking to ‘play through.’ I’m also a big Dallas Cowboys fan, which leaves me frustrated much of the fall season.”
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1555 Simi Town Center Way, #730
Simi Valley, CA, 93065
543 Country Club Dr. # 7
Simi Valley, CA 93065