Congrats to Chad Lopez, formerly GSM for CBS Radio News WINS-A and WCBS-A New York who is joining Cumulus WINS, 94.7 Nash FM, WABC-A, News Talk WABC-A, Hot AC WPLJ and Urban AC WNBM Radio 103.9 as VP/Market Manager. He succeeds Kim Bryant who left in January to become eVP/West Coast Sales of Westwood One.
Lopez has be en with CBS New York for 14 years. He worked a Sr. Media Buyer for DOM Camera and Associates.
Cumulus SVP Gary Pizzati said, “Chad is a highly talented and experienced sales leader behind several legendary brands in New York City radio. The relationships he’s built and the respect he has developed with the ad community over the last 15 years are unprecedented. This was clearly the next and natural step in his career. We are extremely excited to have Chad on our team and as a member of the Cumulus family.”
Lopez said, “After 15 years in sales leadership in New York, this was clearly my next step. Cumulus presented me with a tremendous opportunity to further my career and run an iconic group of stations in my hometown. I couldn’t be more excited and ready to take on this challenge."
“Each of these leaders has been with us for over 12 years and each has watched her responsibilities and staff sizes grow beyond any of our wildest dreams," said Museum Dir. Kyle Young. "To have the stability of our core senior team and our new VP/Development, Lisa Purcell, working in lock-step with each other, we’re realizing a new era of opportunity.”