Matt Pinfield is an American music personality, TV host, and radio DJ best known as a video deejay on MTV and VH1.
Matt Pinfield is an American music personality, TV host and radio DJ best known as a video deejay on MTV and VH1. Pinfield also worked as a Vice President of A&R and Artist Development for Columbia Records.
ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:Get to know Matt Pinfield, an MTV host legend who now hosts Flashback, a radio program that celebrates classic rock and the icons who built it. ABOUT THE PODCAST:Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind the scenes look on the myths and legends of the radio industry. PEOPLE MENTIONED:Lauren Levine Kevin HortonCousin BrucieDan Ingram Casey Kasem James GandolfiniCalista Floclkhart Jane Krakowski Mario Batlai Bill GatesTrent ReznorBon Jovi Richie SamboraNirvanaKurt Steffek Lewis Largent Andy Schuon Kevin RyderGene “Bean” Baxter Des’reeGayle King Dave Kendall Steve Leeds Mark GoodmanDepeche ModeDave GahanMartin GoreKevin Weatherly Lewis LargentLuke Wood Steven Hill Tracy Jordan OasisToni DiSanto Judy McGrath Tom FrestonDick Clark Ryan SeacrestBruce Springsteen Michael JacksonJimmy Iovine Chris KirkpatrickAli Landry Tim ArmstrongDr. Dre Audrey MorrisseyFred DurstEminemDavid Massey Foo FightersN’Sync Backstreet BoysSteve Kingston Rick Cummings Mark Cuban Evan Haiman Max WeinbergBryan SchockDavid BowieMike McVay The KillersRobert ReynoldsDan Reynolds Mack ReynoldsBrandon Flowers Rob Stevenson Rick Rubin Russell Simmons Donny IennerPaul McCartneyBuddy HollyScott Shannon Bill Flanigan Maria ElenaEric StewartDavid Stern Ringo StarrABOUT BENZTOWN:Benztown is a leading international radio imaging, production library, programming, jingles and voiceover services company with over 2,300 affiliations on six different continents.We provide custom VO and imaging across all formats, including commercial VO and copywriting. Benztown Radio Networks produces, markets and distributes high-quality programming and services to radio stations around the world.In 2017, Benztown was named to the prestigious Inc. 5000 by Inc. magazine for the fifth consecutive year as one of America’s Fastest-Growing Privately Held Companies.Twitter: @benztownpodcastWeb: benztown.com
Steve Cooper talks with music personality, TV host, and video deejay Matt Pinfield. Matt is best known for his years working at MTV and VH1.  In 1984, he became a radio DJ on the Jersey Shore rock alternative station WHTG-FM and was the main DJ at the innovative Melody Bar in New Brunswick, NJ. In 1995, he began his television career hosting MTV’s 120 Minutes. Within a year, he hosted a variety of MTV shows including MattRock, Pinfield Suite, Pinfield Presents, Rocks Off and MTV Live and he has also hosted over 100 MTV specials. His music knowledge was showcased on TRL's Stump Matt and in 1999 he joined Universal Television to host and co-write a live television show about music called farmclub.com. In 2001, he became Vice President of A & R and Artist Development for Columbia Records and in 2006 he returned to VH1. He later took over the morning drive slot for WRXP in New York City and a similar position on KFOG in San Francisco. In 2016 he published a memoir, All These Things That I've Done: My Insane, Improbable Rock Life. He currently hosts 2 Hours with Matt Pinfield which is syndicated worldwide.
Steve Cooper talks with music personality, TV host, and video deejay Matt Pinfield. Matt is best known for his years working at MTV and VH1.  In 1984, he became a radio DJ on the Jersey Shore rock alternative station WHTG-FM and was the main DJ at the innovative Melody Bar in New Brunswick, NJ. In 1995, he began his television career hosting MTV’s 120 Minutes. Within a year, he hosted a variety of MTV shows including MattRock, Pinfield Suite, Pinfield Presents, Rocks Off and MTV Live and he has also hosted over 100 MTV specials. His music knowledge was showcased on TRL's Stump Matt and in 1999 he joined Universal Television to host and co-write a live television show about music called farmclub.com. In 2001, he became Vice President of A & R and Artist Development for Columbia Records and in 2006 he returned to VH1. He later took over the morning drive slot for WRXP in New York City and a similar position on KFOG in San Francisco. In 2016 he published a memoir, All These Things That I've Done: My Insane, Improbable Rock Life. He currently hosts 2 Hours with Matt Pinfield which is syndicated worldwide.
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Creator Details

Birthdate
May 28th, 1961
Episode Count
4
Podcast Count
4
Total Airtime
4 hours, 28 minutes