The District Productive Team

District Productive is your turnkey solution for all your podcast needs. From concept creation to distribution and marketing, District Productive offers a full suite of services for all who are interested in starting and maintaining a professional podcast. The Podverse is at your fingertips, let District Productive show you the way.

Paul "Woody" Woodhull, CEO

Paul "Woody" Woodhull


Paul "Woody" Woodhull is the president of Build Better Media and is a 20-year veteran media executive responsible for the creation of dozens of highly successful spoken word programs for radio, tv, digital, and social media. Woody is the co-creator of the podcasts Add Passion and Stir: Big Chefs, Big Ideas and The Home Front with Gil Gross. In addition, he is a founding member of Bill Press Partners LLC.  Woody is credited as a pioneer of the Progressive Media format with his formation and launch of the Ed Schultz Show.

Gil Gross

Gil Gross

Chief Content Officer

Gil Gross is an American radio personality. He most recently hosted a weekday radio talkshow on KKSF Talk 910 in Oakland/San Francisco from 10am to 2pm, as well as the syndicated Real Estate Today program on Saturdays. However, that station became a Spanish language sports channel July 23, 2016. He was a news correspondent for the ABC Radio Networks. From 2007 to late-2011 he hosted a show on KGO AM in San Francisco, California, on weekday afternoons.

Mario Solis-Marich

Mario Solis-Marich


Mario is an American Latino opinion leader that was a pioneer and remains an innovator in the field of English language Latino-focused digital media, radio, and television. Mario brings his skills to District Productive that he honed through his award-winning work for local, state, and national political committees and advocacy efforts.

Peter Ogburn, SVP Programming

Peter Ogburn

SVP Programming

Peter Ogburn has been a multimedia producer for nearly two decades. He has served as Executive Producer and fill-in host of The Bill Press Show and helped guide the show from the terrestrial format to the digital age. He has launched several successful podcasts and nationally syndicated radio shows and has a keen sense of what makes for compelling content.

Makenna Chester

Makenna Chester

Producer, Social Media Editor

A "Jill-of-All-Trades," Makenna is in charge of keeping the District Productive train on the tracks. Recording, producing, and creating in all media, Makenna brings her many talents to all of our podcasts and radio shows.

District Productive is seeking content creators who are interested in launching new on-demand audio and video series.