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Veteran broadcast and media
executive Steve Carver has been named Senior Vice President and Market Manager,
CBS RADIO Los Angeles,
it was announced today by Dan Mason, President and Chief Executive Officer of
the division of CBS Corporation.  The
appointment is effective immediately.
 
           

Carver,
who has worked in various CBS RADIO markets, and was Publisher, President and
CEO of The Hartford Courant (2006-09), will lead CBS RADIO’s operations in Los Angeles which include
KAMP, KCBS, KROQ, KRTH, KTWV, KNX-AM and KFWB-AM.  According to Arbitron’s PPM monthly data for
July, all five of CBS RADIO’s FM stations rank among the Top 10 most popular
stations with listeners 12+.
 
           

“I’m
pleased Steve is joining our Los
Angeles cluster of stations,” said Mason.  “Those who have worked closely with Steve,
myself included, boast about his exceptional leadership and depth of knowledge
that only comes from years of experience overseeing radio and television
stations, and a newspaper.  Elevating
Steve to this new role will make the most of his considerable talent.”
 
           

Prior
to Carver joining The Hartford Courant, he was General Manager of WATL-TV in Atlanta (2003-06), and held a similar post at WGN Radio in
Chicago
(1998-2003) before that.  He was Vice
President and General Manager of CBS RADIO’s WBBM-AM in Chicago
(1993-98); WOGL in Philadelphia (1989-93) and
also served as General Sales Manager of WCBS-FM in New York. 
Carver returned to CBS RADIO earlier this year managing station clusters
in Cleveland as well as West Palm Beach.
 
           

Carver
replaces Ed Krampf who will be leaving CBS RADIO to pursue other opportunities.
 

About CBS RADIO

CBS
RADIO is one of the largest major-market radio operators in the United States,
with stations covering news, sports, talk, rock, country, Top 40, classic hits,
and urban formats, among others. The division operates 130 radio stations, all
but one of which are located in the nation's top 50 markets.  Home to the nation’s most listened to news
(1010 WINS), sports (WFAN-AM), rock (KROQ-FM) and country (WUSN-FM) stations,
CBS RADIO also broadcasts play-by-play coverage of more than two dozen of the
country's leading professional sports franchises. Additionally, CBS RADIO
continues to be a leader in the industry in the digital space making aggressive
moves to converge new and traditional media through creative original content
and advanced delivery methods. Audio streams of nearly 200 CBS RADIO stations and
custom channels are available online and via applications for mobile devices
including iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Blackberry and Zune. The division also
maintains an exclusive agreement with AOL and Yahoo! through which CBS RADIO
powers AOL Radio and Yahoo! Music and distributes its stations to its network
of listeners.