CHUCK BERGSON, age 58, is currently serving as Director, President and CEO of Pacific Media Group, Inc. (PMG) and has done so since March of 1990. PMG currently owns and operates 16 radio stations. 6 on Maui, 3 stations in Hilo and 3 in Kona, on Hawaii Island and 4 on Kaua’i. PRG also owns and has developed a number of digital media assets including: MauiNow.com, BigIslandNow.com, multiple sites associated with the radio stations, Applications: Maui Dining and Maui Activities, Youtube Channel “Aloha Stoked”. PMG recently launched Hawaii Airport Advertising which was awarded the contract from the State of Hawaii to manage the airport advertising concession for the Maui, Kaua’i and Hawaii Island airports (Hilo/Kona).
Bergson also serves as Director and President of Island Airwaves, Inc. Island Airwaves principle business is the development of communications sites commonly known as “antenna farms”, where telecommunications companies lease space to hang their antennas and house their transmitting equipment. Island Airwaves sold its towers to Global Tower Partners in 2013. IA owns a number of commercial buildings in Hawaii and California.
In 2003 Bergson was a founding partner in Maui Sky Fiber, a high speed wireless network. Bergson was in charge of site acquisition and network development. Maui Sky Fiber sold in 2006 to Clearwire. Chuck began his career in broadcasting with The American Broadcasting Company (ABC-TV), New York, NY. in 1983 as an Associate Account Executive in Affiliate Relations. In 1985 he accepted a position as an Account Executive with Retlaw Broadcasting, KMST-TV a CBS affiliate, Monterey, California. In 1987, he was awarded the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB) “Entrepreneur” of the Year Award and was promoted to Sales Manager where he remained until his move to Maui in March of 1990.
Chuck, an active member of the Maui Community currently serves as a Regional Director for the Hawaii Health Care Systems and Trustee for the Maui Preparatory Academy, Board Member on the Maui County Liquor Commission Adjudication Board, Board Member for the Maui Police Foundation and as an advisor to numerous other community groups.
Chuck is married to Gail and has 2 children Danielle (19) and Rachel (17).