Westwood One Names Douglas Johnston EVP/Sales
February 23, 2015 at 3:15 AM (PT)
DOUGLAS JOHNSTON has been named EVP for WESTWOOD ONE's MIDWEST REGION in its network sales division. He will oversee revenue development and multi-platform brand integrations across all WESTWOOD ONE assets, including network sales, spot sales, platform, digital and events. JOHNSTON is based in CHICAGO and reports to WESTWOOD ONE Pres. STEVE SHAW.
JOHNSTON was previously SVP/Sales, CENTRAL REGION, for PREMIERE NETWORKS. He also served in several sales executive roles at UNIVISION, XM SATELLITE RADIO, CBS RADIO and KATZ MEDIA.
“We are placing powerful sales leaders in all corners of the country,” said SHAW. “DOUG is a perfect complement to our executive team and the right person to lead our MIDWEST sales staff. His impressive track record in driving revenue and creating client solutions speaks for itself."
Added JOHNSTON: “I am excited to work with STEVE and everyone at WESTWOOD ONE as they strategically leverage their unrivaled content portfolio to create custom solutions for our marketing partners.”