Chad Lopez Named VP/Market Manager At Cumulus/New York
March 2, 2015 at 11:56 AM (PT)
CBS RADIO News WINS-A and WCBS-A/NEW YORK GSM CHAD LOPEZ is seguing to the crosstown CUMULUS cluster -- News-Talk WABC-A, Hot AC WPLJ, Country WNSH (94.7 NASH FM), and Urban AC WNBM (RADIO 103.9) -- as VP/Market Manager. LOPEZ fills the slot left vacant by KIM BRYANT’s move in JANUARY to EVP/West Coast Sales at WESTWOOD ONE.
LOPEZ was with CBS RADIO’s NEW YORK cluster for 14 years, including a stint as Dir./Sales for WCBS-A, WINS-A and NEW YORK YANKEES baseball. He previously served Senior Media Buyer for DOM CAMERA AND ASSOCIATES.
CUMULUS SVP GARY PIZZATI said, “CHAD is a highly talented and experienced sales leader behind several legendary brands in NEW YORK CITY radio. The relationships he’s built and the respect he has developed with the ad community over the last 15 years are unprecedented. This was clearly the next and natural step in his career. We are extremely excited to have CHAD on our team and as a member of the CUMULUS family.”
LOPEZ said, “After 15 years in sales leadership in NEW YORK, this was clearly my next step. CUMULUS presented me with a tremendous opportunity to further my career and run an iconic group of stations in my hometown. I couldn’t be more excited and ready to take on this challenge.