Westwood One has promoted Todd Alan to Vice President, Affiliate Sales, Music & Entertainment, from Director, Affiliate Sales. Alan is based in New York City and reports to Stuart Greenblatt, SVP, Affiliate Sales. In addition, the company has hired affiliate sales specialist Julie Bell as Director, Affiliate Sales, Music & Entertainment. Bell takes over Alan’s previous responsibilities, reporting directly to him.
Alan has spent 16 years at Westwood One, with affiliate sales experience in Entertainment and Talk programming. He also spent two years as a Vice President, Affiliate Sales and Programming for Focus 360, LLC.
Bell comes to Westwood One from United Stations, where she spent 20 years as Regional Director, Affiliate Relations. She also served as National Director, Content & Affiliate Relations at Superadio and as Director of Client Services and Research Manager for Vallie-Richards Consulting.
“I’m thrilled that Todd will take command of our Music and Entertainment division here at Westwood One,” said Greenblatt. “I’ve worked closely with him for many years and know him to be one of the best in the business, with solid industry relationships and impressive sales expertise. I’m also delighted to welcome Julie Bell to our Music & Entertainment team. Her 20 years’ experience selling entertainment programs make her the perfect person to round out our team, along with Westwood One veteran Neal Weiner. Together they will showcase our best-in-class lineup to stations all across the country.”