Jim Brown has been named Sales Manager of Talk Radio 1210 WPHT as well as local traffic ad sales across the CBS RADIO Philadelphia cluster, it was announced today by Dave Scopinich, VP, Director of Sales, CBS RADIO Philadelphia.
Brown brings a wealth of experience to his role at CBS RADIO Philadelphia. He began his career in Philadelphia media in 1983 as an account manager at KYW-TV3 now CBS-3 and has never left the media sales industry. Some of his career highlights include serving as SVP and Director of Sales at Shadow Networks and being a founding partner at Traffic.com. Most recently, Jim spent 13 years at Greater Media, Inc., where he held senior leadership roles including General Sales Manager of BEN-FM, General Sales Manager of 102.9 WMGK, Station Manager of WJJZ, and Group Sales Manager at WMMR-FM, WMGK-FM, WBEN-FM & WPEN-FM.
“We’re so fortunate to add someone of Jim’s talent and experience to our sales management team,” said Scopinich. “Jim is a natural coach and leader. He understands how to create multi-platform campaigns that deliver results for clients. He’s a perfect fit at 1210 WPHT.”
“I am very excited to be part of the CBS RADIO Philadelphia team. People are always the biggest asset in any organization and this group is rich with talented folks,” added Brown.
Brown, a married father of three, is known for being a passionate advocate for radio, his stations and, most importantly, his people. He’s a Philadelphia native who lives in Ambler, PA.