Leading Sales Executive Also To Serve As General Sales Manager Of KYW Newsradio
Dave Scopinich has been named Vice President and Director of Sales for the cluster’s six stations, it was announced today by David Yadgaroff, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, CBS RADIO Philadelphia. The appointment is effective on Monday, August 31.
Scopinich returns to CBS RADIO to oversee sales efforts for KYW Newsradio, SportsRadio 94WIP, 98.1 WOGL, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, 92.5 WXTU, and 96.5 AMP Radio. Additionally, he will also serve as General Sales Manager of the legendary KYW Newsradio, which celebrates 50 years of broadcasting in September.
“I’m excited to bring Dave back home to CBS RADIO Philadelphia to lead our sales operation,” said Yadgaroff. “He has earned a reputation as a leader in our industry and will bring that leadership and passion to our iconic brands, CBS RADIO’s new media platforms and our valued advertising partners. Our future is brighter when Dave is on our team.”
Scopinich, a married father of three, is a Northeast Philadelphia native and 1997 Penn State University graduate. He had previously been with CBS RADIO for more than 10 years, most recently serving as General Sales Manager of 98.1 WOGL and Talk Radio 1210 WPHT. In March 2014, Scopinich was named General Sales Manager at Greater Media’s 102.9 WMGK.
“Dave was a key hire of David’s in 2003 who excelled at every opportunity, and proved to be an innovative and forward-thinking executive,” said Scott Herman, Chief Operating Officer, CBS RADIO. “He will be a key figure in our future as the team executes David’s vision for CBS RADIO Philadelphia’s sales organization.”
“I want to thank David for the incredible opportunity to come back home to CBS RADIO and to work together with such a talented group of colleagues and friends,” Scopinich says. “Radio reaches a larger audience than any medium in the world, and I’m honored to represent the greatest brands in Philadelphia radio. I’m the luckiest person in our industry.”
ABOUT CBS RADIO PHILADELPHIA
CBS RADIO, one of the largest major-market radio operators in the United States is a division of CBS Corporation. CBS RADIO owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets – including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio – as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO owns and operates WIP, KYW, WPHT, WOGL, WZMP and WXTU in Philadelphia.