Familiar radio fixture Jerry
McKenna has been named Senior Vice President and Market Manager, CBS RADIO Las Vegas, it was
announced today by Scott Herman, Executive Vice President of Operations for the
Company. The appointment is effective immediately. This marks a
return to the Company for McKenna, having previously worked for CBS RADIO Sacramento from
Most recently, McKenna was Market Manager for Entercom in Seattle and prior to that, he oversaw their Denver stations. McKenna also managed in San Francisco for Entercom and served as a
Regional President for Citadel from 2001-02.
Of the appointment, Herman said, “Jerry has extensive
experience building and developing successful radio stations and clusters. He also has a unique grasp of digital and
truly knows how to grow this important initiative from both an audience and revenue
Additionally, McKenna has served as a Board Trustee for
the Seattle Chamber of Commerce (2005-09) and is a past president of the
California Broadcasters Association (1996-97).
He was graduated from USC with a degree in marketing and finance. He and his wife, Debra, a former editor of Las Vegas magazine, will
be relocating to the area.