Bruce Gilbert Named SVP/Sports Ops At CCM+E
January 9, 2013 at 4:17 AM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA + ENTERTAINMENT has inked CBS RADIO DALLAS VP/News, Talk and Sports Programming and veteran sports and talk programmer BRUCE GILBERT as SVP/Sports Operations. GILBERT will report to CARL ANDERSON, EVP/News, Talk and Sports Programming. DON MARTIN will continue as SVP/Sports Programming for PREMIERE and GM/PD of Sports KLAC-A (AM 570 FOX SPORTS LA).
ANDERSON said, “We are ecstatic to have one of the nation's leading sports executives join our company. BRUCE has an amazing track record and unmatched dedication to building winning teams. His credibility in the sports arena brings a wealth of expertise, knowledge and leadership to CCM+E.”
GILBERT, whose background includes stints at RED ZEBRA BROADCASTING and ESPN RADIO, said, “I’m honored to join the talented team at CLEAR CHANNEL. The sports business is one of the most dynamic, entertaining, personality-driven businesses in media today. The resources of CCM+E give us the opportunity to grow our sports brands in an intelligent and fun way, while uniquely serving sports fans, our partners and our advertisers.”