November 01, 2014 7:18 AM ET

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Company Overview of CBS Radio Inc.

Company Overview

CBS Radio Inc. owns and operates radio broadcasting stations. Its stations cover news, sports, talk, rock, country, Top 40, classic hits, urban formats, and other programs. The company’s activities include producing audio and video content, live events, and programming broadcast via on-air, online, and mobile platforms. It also provides advertising opportunities. CBS Radio Inc. was formerly known as Infinity Broadcasting Corp. and changed its name to CBS Radio Inc. in December 2005. The company was founded in 1928 and is based in New York, New York with sales offices throughout the United States. It has radio stations in Atlanta, Georgia; Baltimore, Maryland; Boston, Massachusetts; Charlotte...

1271 Avenue of the Americas

Floor 44

New York, NY 10020

United States

Founded in 1928

Phone:

212-649-9600

Fax:

212-975-0114

Key Executives for CBS Radio Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 63
Chief Executive Officer of CBS Corporation and President of CBS Corporation
Age: 64
President of CBS Local Digital Media
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

CBS Radio Inc. Key Developments

CBS Radio Inc. Names Michael Martin as Senior Vice President, Programming and Music Initiatives

Michael Martin has been named to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Programming and Music Initiatives at CBS RADIO. He will continue to be based in San Francisco where he serves as Program Director of KLLC-FM and KMVQ-FM. The appointment is effective immediately. In this role, Martin will be CBS RADIO’s lead executive liaison with the music industry, labels, managers and artists across all formats, working hand in hand with the division’s format vice presidents and program directors. Additionally, Martin’s responsibilities will include the development and integration of music content across CBS RADIO’s live events and Radio.com digital platform. Chad Fitzsimmons, Director, Music Initiatives will report to Martin.

CBS Radio Appoints Jeff Sottolano as Director, Effective January 2, 2014

CBS Radio announced that Jeff Sottolano has been named as Director. The appointment is effective on January 2, 2014 with the position being based in New York. Sottolano currently serves as Program Director of the company’s WIP-AM/FM in Philadelphia. Sottolano will support program directors in 27 major markets to further drive ratings growth at the company’s 126 stations. He will focus on identifying and recruiting on-air talent, both established and up-and-coming, as well as seek out new format opportunities. Additionally, Sottolano will maintain on-going communications with external industry and charitable organizations, and work closely with the division’s digital media business to ensure a seamless cross-platform product and brand experience.

CBS RADIO Appoints Alan Blum Vice President, Branded Content Solutions

CBS RADIO announced Alan Blum will take on the newly-created position of Vice President, Branded Content Solutions. Blum will report to Rich Lobel, Executive Vice President and CMO, Altitude Group, a team of local engagement experts tasked with helping Fortune 500 brands connect with consumers using CBS RADIO and CBS Television Stations along with their digital properties, as well as CBS’s outdoor assets. The appointment is effective immediately. In this role, Blum will work directly with the nation’s leading marketers to develop cross-platform programs that build brand awareness and favorability for advertisers. He will identify unique and engaging ways to introduce clients into a range of broadcast and digital programming, as well as out of home media. Blum joins CBS RADIO from Re:Vision where he also served as President and Executive Creative Director.

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