Eric Spitz Exits CBS Sports Radio For SiriusXM

SiriusXM Channel Changes Garth Brooks UtopiaAnother former CBS Radio executive is exiting Entercom as CBS Sports Radio Program Director Eric Spitz is departing the company to join SiriusXM as Vice President of Sports Programming.

As first reported by Barrett Sports Media, his duties will include being involved in the daily operation of SiriusXM’s sports channels, including the hiring of talent, programming development and live sports scheduling under SVP/Sports Programming and former colleague Steve Cohen.

Spitz joined WFAN New York at its launch in 1987 as a desk assistant and moved up the ranks to producer and then Assistant Program Director. He spent three years from 2002-2005 as VP/Operations for then co-owned Metro/Shadow Traffic before returning to WFAN as Program Director. In 2012 he moved over to the newly launched CBS Sports Radio as Program Director, a role he held until now.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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