CBS/Pittsburgh VP/Programming Keith Clark Exits For Velocity
Named EVP/Dir. Private Entertainment, Starts In October
September 21, 2010 at 11:04 AM (PT)
As tipped here earlier in the day, CBS/PITTSBURGH VP/Programming KEITH CLARK has resigned, effective OCTOBER 1st, to take a job at HD VELOCITY BROADCASTING as EVP/Dir./Private Entertainment He will oversee new business development initiatives in the private entertainment and media sectors, as well as its private performance platform FIRST SPIN.
"KEITH brings such a depth of experience and passion for the music and entertainment industry to FIRST SPIN and VELOCITY BROADCASTING," Pres./CEO PHILIP ELIAS said. "His addition will enable VELOCITY BROADCASTING to open doors into the most well-known music and entertainment companies that are looking for new and innovative ways to engage fans. VELOCITY BROADCASTING is at the forefront of an exciting shift in the entertainment paradigm. We're confident that KEITH will continue to further our vision for how fans experience music and interact with their favorite performers."
"The media landscape is currently ripe with opportunities for innovation," CLARK said. "I have become very passionate about the vision of VELOCITY BROADCASTING and FIRST SPIN, and am pleased to become a part of this dynamic company. VELOCITY BROADCASTING has created a new platform and vision for private entertainment events that is unparalleled. I'm excited to join the VELOCITY team in the ongoing development of the entertainment experience of the future."
As VP/Programming for CBS PITTSBURGH, CLARK oversaw Country WDSY and Hot AC WZPT (STAR 100.7). "I am extremely proud of the work I did during my decade-and-a-half with CBS RADIO in PITTSBURGH," CLARK continued. "I offer many thanks to CBS Radio and I wish my colleagues every success."