Having lived and worked in Santa Clarita for over 30 years, Carl Goldman has become a very familiar face. His career has included a Congressional Art Award, working with Santa Clarita families after the wildfires of 2007, and more. He has also become a member of the Santa Clarita Philharmonic and has even started a playlist called “Carl Goldman’s Playlist.”
Whether or not Carl Goldman is a jack of all trades, he has definitely been a master of one. He and his wife Jeri Seratti-Goldman are co-owners of AM-FM radio station KHTS in Santa Clarita. They have a combined 25 years of marriage, three kids and a home in Peabody. They have a slew of awards to their name including Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year and Santa Clarita Man and Woman of the Year.
Carl and Jeri have been spearheading the Veterans Village project in Santa Clarita, the first phase of which is now occupied. The couple are also co-founders of the Santa Clarita Coalition Foundation. Carl is also a founding member of the Santa Clarita Disaster Coalition and an Executive Board member of Santa Clarita Man and Woman of the Year. He is also on the board of directors of the Action Family Foundation, which is a non-profit dedicated to reducing youth violence in the community.
Until recently, Carl Goldman had a relatively normal career. He worked seven years at a major Los Angeles radio station, KIQQ-FM. He also worked for several years in radio syndication. He and a partner sold their business to Transtar Radio Networks in 1983.
When the news broke that the Diamond Princess had tested positive for the coronavirus, Carl and Jeri Seratti-Goldman were surprised to find out they had been quarantined on the ship. The quarantine started the day after the ship sailed from Los Angeles to Japan. Carl and Jeri had planned to be home for a month, but they were quarantined for two weeks. They were also surprised to learn that their 16-day cruise had been extended by fourteen days.
Carl Goldman and his wife were quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohoma, Japan, on February 4. Carl and Jeri spent 12 days in a quarantine room. They also were quarantined with other passengers. During their time on the ship, they were allowed to visit the deck three times.
Congressional Art Award
Considering Carl has been a fixture on the local airwaves since the 70s, it’s no surprise that he has accumulated a fair share of gold bling. In fact, he and his wife, Jeri, cofounded the Santa Clarita Coalition Foundation, an umbrella group that helps local charities and non-profits achieve their objectives. This includes such things as philanthropic donations, fundraising events, and advocacy on behalf of the community. Likewise, he has served on numerous committees and boards, including the aforementioned, as well as a number of others. He’s also served on the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s executive board, and as a vice president in the biz. His resume also includes several executive positions with the Santa Clarita Disaster Coalition and the Santa Clarita Valley Film and Tourism committees, to name just a few.
Work with Santa Clarita families after 2007 wildfires
During the 2007 wildfires, Carl Goldman worked with Santa Clarita families and organizations to help them get relief. Carl has lived in Santa Clarita with his wife Jeri since 1990. He began his radio career in 1974, working at a major Los Angeles radio station, KIQQ-FM. He later became the owner of radio station KHTS, AM-1220 in Santa Clarita. He has also worked in syndication. He sold his radio station to Transtar Radio Networks in 1983. Later, he repurchased KHTS in Santa Clarita on October 24, 2003. In 2005, Carl won the award for the most new members of the Santa Clarita Valley Disaster Coalition.
The Santa Clarita Valley Disaster Coalition is comprised of local community leaders. They are working to increase awareness of local disaster preparedness and relief. They are also working to assess the needs of the fire victims. They are collaborating with the American Red Cross and the Santa Clarita Senior Center. The coalition is also collecting gift cards and tax deductible monetary donations. The donations will be distributed to fire victims.
Whether you live in Los Angeles, New York or Boston, it’s hard to avoid the radio station owned by Carl Goldman. The station is located at 1220 kHz and 98.1 MHz and serves the Santa Clarita Valley. The station has been around since 1990 and has spawned several successful DJs. Goldman’s name is synonymous with dance music, which is a good thing, considering the fact that he helped to revive the US dance scene in the early 2000s.
The station has also managed to create an impressive music catalogue. Some songs, like the latest from the Migos, have hit the four million weekly stream mark. There’s also a slew of music awards. The station has been a longtime supporter of the arts, from hosting the LA music awards to sponsoring the LA Opera.
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