President, Katz Radio and Westwood One National Sales
Chad Brown is President of two divisions of Katz Radio Group
— Katz Radio and Westwood One National Sales.
Chad has an extensive media sales background serving in
various roles across the media industry on both the local
and national level. As President of Katz Radio and Westwood
One National Sales, Chad focuses on using Katz’s
unparalleled national reach, industry insights and
innovation to help national advertisers connect with local
audiences at scale.
Prior to his appointment as President of Katz Radio in
2006, 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
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.
In November 2017, Chad was also named President of
Westwood One National Sales, the national sales team
dedicated to all Cumulus owned-and-operated radio stations,
including offices in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles.
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.