About Us

The Company
Results Radio, LLC is proud to offer a stable family of twelve FM stations serving Northern California. From Rock to Country, CHR to Classic Hits, Sports to Hot Adult Contemporary, Results Radio has a station for every listening audience.

We actively market each station through community-focused events, promotions and advertising. This increased community awareness, along with our experienced on-air personalities, attracts a loyal listening audience.

Just as our stations have something to offer every listener, each station also has unique qualities that will benefit every advertiser. Selected individually or in combinations, our stations can help advertisers pinpoint the demographics of the people most likely to buy their products and services.

Senior Management

Jack Fritz


President and Chief Executive Officer of Results Radio, LLC, Jack is a second-generation broadcaster with over twenty-five years of experience in the radio industry. Jack’s broadcast career began in 1986 with the founding of Fritz Communications, Inc., licensee and operator of an AM/FM duopoly in Parkersburg, WV-Marietta, OH. In 1994, Jack, with partner Ron Castro, founded Results Radio, LLC, a northern California radio broadcasting company presently comprised of thirteen stations in four markets and with headquarters offices in Santa Rosa, CA. Jack has successfully managed the acquisition, start-up, integration and operational performance of each of Results Radio’s stations and markets, bringing together a team of extraordinarily talented and productive broadcast professionals.

Jack is married to Tommie Dell Smith, with whom he has two daughters, Katherine Delene and Hannah Leigh. Jack is the son of esteemed television and radio broadcast executive, Jack Fritz and his wife, Marilyn J. Fritz.

Dave Shakes

Sr VP of Strategic Development

Dave is well-known in the industry for his Program Director roles at WTIC-FM Hartford (87-89), B96 Chicago (90-93), KMEL and KIOI San Francisco (94-95), and CBS Radio Phoenix (2012-15).  He was a Sr Consultant with Alan Burns & Associates (96-2002) and that role introduced him to Results as a consultant for KMHX Santa Rosa.  Dave joined as a member of the LLC in 1999.   Dave has a BA from University of Oregon, and has life-long connections to Northern California.

Barry Cooper


Barry Cooper is the Chief Financial Officer of the Company and a member of the Company’s Operating Committee. From 1973 to 1997, Barry was a partner with Deloitte & Touche, where he served in a number of roles including Partner-in-Charge of the Firm’s New York and Connecticut Tax Departments. In that capacity, he consulted a variety of clients on tax and financial matters, and provided advice and consultation in connection with numerous client acquisitions of radio and television stations.

Ron Castro


Ron Castro already had 20 years of broadcast programming and engineering experience when he started KRPQ from a construction permit in 1986. Starting as a weekend on-air shift personality in Levittown, PA in 1966, he went on to become morning drive personality at two of San Francisco’s top rated FM stations, K-101 and KSAN and was nationally syndicated on over 50 stations. Ron gained experience as an engineer while working at stations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Hawaii, as a Communications Technician in the US Navy, and a s owner/operator of KRPQ. During the station’s first ten years, he also served as the station’s General Manager, morning drive personality and Program Director. Ron currently oversees Results Radio LLC’s technical operations and former president of the Sonoma County Radio Broadcaster’s Association.

Market Management

Beth Tappan

Market Manager Redding

Beth joined Results Radio in 1999 as the Sales Manager for KKXS, Kicks 96. Soon after Results Radio purchased four radio stations from McCarthy Wireless, Beth was promoted to Market Manager. She has worked in radio in Redding for over 20 years, most that time in management.

Beth resides with her family in Redding. She enjoys gardening, skiing, home improvement projects, water sports and cheering for her favorite sports team, the San Jose Sharks. Although, Sacramento is her home town, Beth is proud to call Redding home and loves being apart of this amazing community.

Rocky Cosgrove

Market Manager Chico

Rocky Cosgrove is new to Chico, Results Radio, and Results Digital, and already loving all three.

He is a 30-plus year vet in media sales and management, and spent most of that time with CBS Radio and Katz Media Group (a division of iHeartMedia).  He is also an experienced facilitator and trainer, and worked for several years in tech startups.  While attending Santa Clara University, he was Program Director for college station KSCU, graduating with a B.S. Degree in Political Science.  His family has a lengthy history in media/marketing – his sister Jana, brother Mike, and father Tom Jr. enjoyed distinguished media careers, and grandfather Tom Sr. owned ad agencies in New York City and Fairfield County, CT.

Rocky has five grown children and six grandchildren.   He and his long-time partner Julie enjoy cooking, travel, gardening, and walking/hiking.  He is an avid fan of the San Francisco Giants, 49ers, and Golden State Warriors. 

Gordon Rowntree

Market Manager Y-S-C

Gordon Rowntree has been with Results Radio since 1999 and has served in a number of capacities including a long-time Chico Morning-Drive Personality, Program Director, Marketing and Promotions Director culminating to his currently held position of YSC Market Manager since 2007. He credits his history of retail store ownership (8 years), in-house Marketing and Advertising Mgr for a multi-department retailer (5 years) as providing unique foundation in understanding the needs and opportunities sought from a business perspective.

Gordon lives with his wife Mary and is unsure how it came to be that he also lives with two cats. His wife is a suspect in this arrangement.