Brian Lang has been appointed Senior Vice President and Market Manager for CBS RADIO West Palm Beach, it was announced today by Scott Herman, Executive Vice President of Operations for the Company. Lang, who has been in the radio and television industry for 25 years, is taking over the responsibility of managing five stations that broadcast a variety of formats, including WEAT-FM (AC), WHFS-FM (Urban Adult), WIRK-FM (Country), WMBX-FM (Rhythmic CHR), WPBZ-FM (CHR).
“This is a well earned promotion for Brian who has done a terrific job with us since his return to West Palm two years ago,” said Herman. “Brian has a strong radio background, having been immersed in the medium at an early age. In addition to working in disparate markets throughout the country, Brian’s knowledge of West Palm Beach remains second to none.”
As a graduate of University of Texas at Austin and a member of the Palm Beach County Urban League, Lang has served twice as Vice President and Director of Sales for CBS RADIO in West Palm Beach from 2001 to 2004 and 2010 to 2012. In addition, he has been General Station Manager for Media General in Columbus, Georgia and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. His work has also taken him to Dallas, St. Louis, San Antonio, and Buffalo, among other cities. Lang grew up surrounded by radio. His father, Monte Lang served as President of the Amaturo Group and was an owner of many small market stations.
Lang succeeds Ben Hill, who is devoting his full attention to Tampa, where he was recently named Senior Vice President and Market Manager.