CBS Radio Ups Chris Oliviero To EVP/Programming
August 12, 2013 at 10:01 AM (PT)
CBS RADIO has promoted CHRIS OLIVIERO to EVP/Programming, effective immediately. OLIVIERO has served as SVP/Programming for the past four years, and has worked at CBS RADIO in various capacities since 1996.
OLIVIERO will lead programming development and operations for CBS RADIO’s 126 News, Sports, Talk and music stations nationwide, as well as manage talent relations and explore new business partnerships and acquisitions. Additionally, he will maintain his role overseeing CBS SPORTS RADIO.
"CHRIS has been a valued member of our senior leadership team, creating opportunities and initiatives that provide an exceptional listening experience and extend the CBS RADIO brand," CBS RADIO Pres./CEO DAN MASON said. "He has demonstrated a profound understanding of collaboration across our local station management, sales and digital teams to drive growth, and brings a contemporary perspective into the ever changing media landscape. CHRIS is a true industry leader and a respected colleague to everyone at CBS RADIO."
"CBS RADIO has afforded me the chance to work with an amazingly talented group of professionals -- all who share my enthusiasm for radio and its unquestionably bright future," OLIVIERO said. "We’ve assembled an outstanding line-up of multi-platform assets that not only showcase our unmatched collection of exclusive content, but also provide additional opportunities to introduce our industry leading brands to new audiences each and every day. I look forward to continuing these efforts by partnering with (SVP/Programming) GREG STRASSELL along with all our PDs in the years to come."