Cumulus Media Networks Appoints Neal Bird As Sr. Dir./Affiliate Sales
May 2, 2012 at 6:46 AM (PT)
CUMULUS MEDIA NETWORKS has upped NEAL BIRD to Sr. Dir./Affiliate Sales. Beginning this month, BIRD will oversee clearance of entertainment products, where he will report to VP/Affiliate Sales MARCELLA TURK.
"NEAL is the type of seasoned veteran that will be a welcome addition to our affiliate sales team," said SVP/Affiliate Sales and Broadcast Operations DENNIS GREEN. "With the new products we are distributing we need the best sellers in place and NEAL will help bring our products to the marketplace."
BIRD joins CUMULUS with more than 24 years of radio syndication experience for all formats and with each radio group. Most recently, he served as Sr. Dir./Affiliate Sales for WESTWOOD ONE/DIAL GLOBAL. BIRD will be based out of the LOS ANGELES office.
"I'm excited about the opportunity to join MARCELLA's staff and to work with her, DENNIS, JOHN, JAN and the entire CUMULUS MEDIA NETWORK team," BIRD said. "There is a tremendous amount of great programming available for entertainment broadcasters and I look forward to being a part of that sales effort."