An Artist since the age of 7, an Art Major at the University of North Dakota and the University of Arizona, and a student at the Art Center School of Design in Los Angeles, Shadoe Stevens has been creative throughout his career. He is also a producer, writer, actor, announcer, motivational speaker, and award-winning radio personality. He says this is due to an overactive adrenal gland, and chemical imbalance.
Among other things, he’s been the host of the most successful and widely syndicated radio show in the world, American Top 40 – broadcast in 120 countries to an estimated 1 billion listeners a week – and became one of the most recognized voices in the world. See his radio career in the Radio linkin the navigation bar above.
He has recently been the voice of “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” on CBS, and countless commercials for major corporations, and television and radio promos and trailers for networks, shows, and new media companies.
As an actor, he starred in movies and numerous television shows like Baywatch, theLarry Sanders Show,and Beverly Hills 90210; was the star of two network series for CBS: four years on the Top 20 series “Dave’s World,” “Max Monroe: Loose Cannon,” two different versions of “Hollywood Squares,” and the movie “TRAXX.”
He created, wrote and produced the “comedy experiment” on HBO/Cinemax “Shadoevision.” It was described by Spin Magazine: “It’s Monty Python’s Flying Circus and the Hitchhiker’s Guild to the Galaxy, crashing into a wall at 200 miles an hour.”
He created and produces the hilarious,”Blackout Television,” Improv- Comedy-Television-Theater with an All-Black Cast coming soon to television: (get the free iPhone & Android apps in the APP Stores by searching “blackout television.”
He has written and produced more the 200 music JINGLESfor radio shows and commercials.
Create, wrote, designed branding, programming, the website and created marketing for “MentalRadio” on SiriusXM – talk radio and radio theater about the Power of the Mind, Science, Mystics, Aliens, and Humor.
Founder, Chairman, and President of “RhythmRadio, The Sound of the World in a Good Mood,” that was broadcast on the radio in 30 countries and created programming online in seven languages. See the site as it looked in 2002, click: RhythmRadio.
Created and starred in one of the most successful regional advertising campaigns in U.S. history for the west coast home electronics giant The Federated Group, with “Fred Rated for Federated.” It was the first regional advertising campaign ever to have received a 2 page spread in Time Magazine.
He’s won Cleo Awards, the Big Apple Award for advertising, and the Billboard Magazine Radio Personality of the Year Award.
Created and launched the most successful rock station in the country, “World Famous” KROQ-FM” in Los Angeles, and the most successful Album Oriented Rock station of the 70’s and 80’s- for ten years the most financially successful rock station in the country – KMET-FM in Los Angeles.
He is a multi-media artist showing and represented by the top gallery on the West Coast,Galerie Michaelin Beverly Hills, and he has written five children’s books with five-star reviews including “The Big Galoot” with quotes from Whoopi Goldberg, Henry Winkler, Gene Simmons and the late Dick Clark. Click here to see SHADOE ART.
He started in radio as “The World’s Youngest Disc Jockey” at the age of 11 and majored in Commercial Art and minored in Drama and Journalism at the University of North Dakota and the University of Arizona.
Click to watch: A Shadoe Video Time Capsule