President, Westwood One National Sales and Katz Radio
Chad Brown is President of two divisions of Katz Radio Group — Westwood One National Sales and Katz Radio.
Chad has an extensive media sales background serving in various roles across the media industry on both the local and national level. He focuses is on using Katz’s unparalleled national reach, industry insights and innovation to help national advertisers connect with local audiences at scale.
As President of Westwood One National Sales, Chad leads a national sales team dedicated to all Cumulus owned-and-operated radio stations including offices in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles. In addition, Chad serves as President of Katz Radio, a position he has held since 2006.
Prior joining Katz, Chad worked for more than sixteen years at CBS Radio, most recently as Vice President and General Manager of WCBS-FM. During his tenure at CBS, Chad served as Director of Sales overseeing CBS’s six-station New York cluster; and General Sales Manager at WCBS-AM, one of the largest billing stations in the country. Chad also oversaw Yankee’s baseball play-by-play sales.
Prior to his role at WCBS, Chad served as Regional Vice President for the former CBS owned-and-operated national representation firm, managing various regions, including New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia and Atlanta.
Chad has held board positions at NYMRAD, the New York Market Radio marketing association, and at the Nielsen Advisory Council where he served as Chairman.