Westwood One has hired affiliate sales veteran Debbie Brand as Manager of Affiliate Sales, Country. Brand worked at Westwood One as an Affiliate Relations Manager in the mid-1990s. She replaces Tim Closson and reports to Bryan Switzer, VP/GM of Music & Entertainment, Country. Brand has more than 25 years of Affiliate Sales experience and was most recently with United Stations for many years as its Regional Director of Affiliate Relations.
“After 20-plus years of honing my craft in Affiliate Relations, it is an absolute honor to be asked to return to Westwood One as a member of the Affiliate Sales team,” said Brand. “The Westwood One team is loaded with some of the best and most talented people in the business.”
Switzer added, “We’re extremely fortunate to have someone with Debbie’s resume joining the Westwood Affiliate sales team. Her experience is a tremendous asset to making sure radio stations all over the country know about our star-studded roster of country shows and specials.”
Stations can reach Debbie Brand at [email protected] or (703) 569-1000.