Sorensen Media Group (SMG), a privately-held media and entertainment company, in the Mariana Islands with holdings in television, radio and internet broadcasting.
SMG also provides audio and video production and social media services.
Its radio stations include Power 98 FM, Newstalk K57 AM, 105 The Kat FM, and The Shark on Guam and Power 99 FM on Saipan.
In television, its stations are ABC7 and Fox6 Guam and ABC7 Saipan.
Radio and nightly television news is provided to each station and the internet by our news organization The Pacific News Center, Guam (PNC).
Rex Sorensen is the Chairman, CEO, and principal shareholder of the Sorensen Media Group, a Guam based media company which operates radio and television stations in Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Island, as well as an extensive portfolio of News and Entertainment Websites. Their operations also include the Pacific News Center, a Radio-Television and web news content provider, and audio visual production facilities. He has held this position since 1985.
Prior to joining Sorensen Media Group from 1980, Rex was a self employed Real Estate investor-developer in Honolulu, Hawaii specializing in small condominium development, home renovation, property rental, and real estate consulting.
From 1971-1980 he was Vice President of Finance of Mike McCormack Company, a Honolulu based real estate brokerage and development company.
Raised in Whittier, California, Rex and his wife Mimi have made Guam their home for the last 25 years. Rex is a graduate of the University of Oregon with B.S in Accounting and Finance. He also holds a certified public accounting designation. He has three grown children.
Rex is a past member of the Rotary Clubs of Guam and Tumon Bay.
Rex's interests include the study of Chinese History, playing golf, and spending time with family.
Joining The Sorensen Media Group in June of 2014, Jay Shedd (President & COO) is responsible for all operations of the company. Formerly the President/CEO of DOCOMO PACIFIC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japan telecommunications giant, NTT DOCOMO, who had acquired and merged both GuamCell Communications and HafaTel in late 2006 and most recently acquired Marianas Cable Vision, the largest cable television and internet service provider in the Marianas.
Jay had held his position at DOCOMO PACIFIC since April 2008, but had also previously served executive roles with GuamCell Communications prior to acquisition by NTT DOCOMO and the corporate rebranding to DOCOMO PACIFIC in 2008. He had initially started with GuamCell Communications in 1994 when the company had only 5 employees. Under Jay's leadership, the company grew to over 450 and is now Guam's leading telecommunications provider.
Jay boasts extensive experience in the telecommunications field to include varied positions with Motorola, starting in 1983, up to 1994 when he initially joined GuamCell Communications. During 2004 through 2008, Jay also diversified his portfolio with executive positions at Alternet Systems, Inc. out of Washington State, RevoTech LLC in Arizona and Keller Williams Realty in Arizona.