Westwood One has hired Paul Joseph in the newly created role of VP of program operations and content, for its Music and Entertainment division. He will report to SVP/GM of Music and Entertainment Susan Stephens and is based in Culver City, Calif.
According to the announcement, Joseph will coach, consult and train Westwood One/Cumulus hosts and producers to better engage listeners, build their brands and drive revenue within the company’s pop music arena.
Joseph joins Westwood One from Cumulus Media Los Angeles. Before that, he was the creator and executive producer for IMG’s “The Source.” He also was the creator and executive producer of “The Radio Music Awards” on ABC TV/NBC TV; consultant and executive producer, “On Air With Ryan Seacrest” at KIIS(FM) in Los Angeles; executive producer, “American Top 40”; executive producer, “Rick Dees in the Morning,” KIIS(FM) in L.A. plus the national version; producer of KIIS(FM)’s Unite, Wango Tango and Jingle Ball events; and writer/producer of “Into the Night” for ABC Late Night Television. He also produced and directed commercials for Clear Channel personalities and was on-air at KIIS(FM).
Westwood One offers nationally syndicated sports, news and entertainment across 8,000 affiliated broadcast radio stations and media partners.