Chris Oliviero is exiting his position as Executive Vice President of Programming for Entercom effective July 6.
Oliviero joined Entercom as part of the CBS Radio acquisition. He previously spent his entire career with CBS Radio starting as an intern with the Howard Stern Show in 1996 and then as a producer at 660 WFAN and 102.7 WNEW New York before rising through corporate programming ranks to to SVP/Programming. He will serve in an advisory role with the company through the end of the year.
Entercom CEO David Field made the following statement to employees about Oliviero’s exit:
“I am writing to let you know that Chris Oliviero will be leaving Entercom on July 6th to pursue other opportunities. He will remain in an advisory role through year end. 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.
Our programming organization will remain the best in the industry. We are blessed to have a terrific group of program directors across the country and an outstanding leadership team led by our President of Programming Pat Paxton and Senior VP Radio and Radio.com Programming Jeff Sottolano. Pat and Jeff will follow up with you shortly to discuss any related operational changes that affect you or your market.
Please join me in thanking Chris for his many contributions and wishing him all the best for the future.”