Paxton, Oliviero To Lead Entercom Format Captains


Entercom has announced who will lead all of its formats when the merger with CBS Radio is complete, which could come as early as this Friday. All Format Captains will report to Pat Paxton and Chris Oliviero.

Here’s who the company has named as Format Captains:
· Steve Butler – News
· Mark Chernoff – Sports
· Jimmy Gonzalez – Spanish Language
· Brian Kelly – Top 40
· Michael Martin – Alternative
· Mike Moore – Country
· Diane Newman – Talk
· Nikki Nite – Adult Contemporary
· Dave Richards – Rock/Classic Rock
· Reggie Rouse – Urban
· Jim Ryan – Classic Hits
· Steve Salhany – Hot Adult Contemporary
Additionally, Michael Martin will continue in his role as SVP of Programming and Music Initiatives in the new organization.

Pat Paxton

“We are excited about the best-in-class programming team we are building at Entercom,” said Pat Paxton, President of Programming, Entercom. “This talented team of experts has the skills and experience to take our live, original, and local audio content to new heights and compete at the highest level in the media industry.”

“We are committed to bringing fresh, new thinking to our programming,” said

Chris Oliviero

Chris Oliviero, currently Executive Vice President of Programming at CBS Radio and named Executive Vice President of Programming at Entercom upon completion of the merger. “We are confident that we have the best people in place to deliver the top-rated content across all of our formats that our listeners and partners expect.”


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