CBS Radio Names J.D. Crowley EVP/Digital
October 6, 2016 at 10:57 AM (PT)
CBS RADIO has appointed J.D. CROWLEY EVP/Digital, effective MONDAY, OCTOBER 10th. CROWLEY joins CBS RADIO from sister CBS TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION, where he served as SVP-GM/Digital Media. In his new role, CROWLEY will develop and lead the future strategy of these properties while collaborating on their present operations with CBS Local Digital Media. CBS RADIO plans to continue to collaborate with CBS Local Digital Media via a joint digital services agreement.
“J.D. joins us at a monumental time for both CBS RADIO and the industry overall,” CBS RADIO President ANDRE FERNANDEZ said. “As we continue to evolve and reshape the future of CBS RADIO, the digital properties within our portfolio – both existing and forthcoming -– play an increasingly important role in how we reach and engage consumers, provide value to advertisers, and grow revenue. With J.D.’s appointment, we are better poised than ever to harness the joint power and reach of our local and national digital properties.”
“Local stations are the bedrock of any radio company, and through our digital portfolio we are able to enrich listeners’ daily experience by reaching them wherever and whenever," CROWLEY said. "With a focus on world-class products and industry-leading storytelling and experiences, I’m confident our digital efforts will help pave our road to success while retaining the personal connection with our audience that radio has always delivered. I am honored and excited to join CBS RADIO and look forward to working with the team to reimagine our future.”
“I’m thrilled to have J.D. as my colleague to support the current digital portfolio as he charts a path for the future growth of CBS RADIO’S digital footprint,” CBS Local Digital Media EVP/GM ADAM WIENER said.