Entercom Executive VP/Programming Chris Oliviero to Exit
|RADIO ONLINE | Friday, June 22, 2018|
Entercom Executive VP/Programming Chris Oliviero is leaving the company. He spent 22 years with CBS Radio serving as EVP/Programming prior to its merger with Entercom since 2013. Oliviero previously was CBS Radio's Senior VP/Programming for four years, and in 2012 he took a supervisory role for CBS Sports Radio. Oliviero, who had worked at CBS Radio in various capacities since 1996, will continue in an advisory role through the end of the year.
Oliviero said, "From my very first day as an intern and over the past 22 years, my experience at CBS Radio has been nothing short of spectacular. Now that our merger with Entercom is fully integrated, I feel this is the right moment to begin turning my focus to new opportunities."
He added, "David Field has been fully supportive and understanding of my departure, and I thank him for my smooth transition. It has been my true honor and joy to have had a chance to partner with and learn from the best and brightest programmers in the industry."
Entercom CEO David Field said, "Chris has been a key leader over many years at CBS Radio and, more recently, at Entercom. He has made a great impact on the organization. We are saddened that Chris is leaving the company, but wish him all the best in his future endeavors."
Oliviero began his career with CBS Radio in 1996 as an intern for "The Howard Stern Show." Following his graduation from New York University in 1998, Oliviero joined Sportsradio 660AM WFAN as producer. In 2000, he was named Executive Producer for WNEW-FM. Oliviero became part of CBS Radio's corporate staff as program coordinator in January, 2004, and from July, 2004, until July, 2005, served as Director, Original Programming before being named VP/Programming.