Kevin McCarthy Named SVP/Market Manager For CBS Radio Seattle
May 26, 2011 at 12:14 PM (PT)
Veteran radio executive KEVIN MCCARTHY has been appointed SVP/Market Manager for CBS RADIO/Seattle, it was announced today by EVP/Operations SCOTT HERMAN. The appointment, which puts McCARTHY in charge of Country KMPS, Classic Rock KZOK, Adult Hits KJAQ and News-Talk KPTK-A, is effective immediately.
MCCARTHY, a SEATTLE resident for the past seven years, has a strong connection to the city, having served as Market Manager for ENTERCOM COMMUNICATIONS/SEATTLE from 2003 to 2005. For the past three years, he has been a Regional Sales Manager for CITYGRID MEDIA and Senior Director of Broadcast Sales for HIPCRICKET.
Said HERMAN of the appointment, "During his thirty year career in radio KEVIN has done it all -- from serving as an on-air personality and a local seller to an NSM, GSM and Market Manager. I cannot imagine a more qualified and knowledgeable candidate to work with our legendary and respected stations in SEATTLE. In addition, his understanding of the local and mobile space should help CBS RADIO/SEATTLE to break new ground in the all important digital arena."