Emmy Award-winning Music and Content Director and Variety’s Top 20 Influencers Doug cohn was appointed Senior Vice President, Music & Entertainment, Content and Audience. Previously at ViacomCBS, Cohn served as Senior Vice President, Music and Talent for Nickelodeon. During his tenure, his strategic vision translated into profitable growth through music streaming and sales, touring and radio. Cohn launched and led the music division of Nickelodeon, produced live events and recruited top talent for the network’s most important global initiatives, including the Kids’ Choice Awards, SlimeFest and HALO Awards. He has also developed highly regarded programming and forged profitable partnerships between Nickelodeon and some of the world’s best-known entertainment companies such as Sony Music, AEG and Live Nation. Additionally, Cohn was instrumental in building and developing the meteoric rise of the superstar. Jojo siwa for Nickelodeon, and was part of the senior creative team that developed Tony Award-winning SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical. Doug has already spent over a decade in entertainment powerhouses including Atlantic Records and VH1.
Bruce gilbert, a seven-year Cumulus veteran, is elevated to Senior Vice President Sports, Content and Audience, formalizing his role after consistent accomplishments leveraging the company’s huge sports portfolio to create compelling new franchises and successful partnerships. Gilbert has nearly four decades of industry experience with leading sports media companies including ESPN, FOX Sports and CBS where he has developed deep relationships with industry and talent, a keen eye for agreements and award-winning expertise in programming and production. He continues to direct all sports broadcasts for Cumulus radio stations and Westwood One Sports, which also involves overseeing key partnerships with iconic brands such as the NFL, NCAA, Masters, and PGA Championship / Ryder Cup.
“Today’s audio ecosystem offers us endless opportunities to take talent out of its traditional ways and our consumers the ability to access our products when they want, across an ever-widening range of platforms. Cumulus is full of creative resources and the ambition to thrive in this exciting environment, ”said Philips. “Doug has shown a Midas flair for figuring out what the next generation will want, and Bruce has forged groundbreaking partnerships for years and will now have more avenues to innovate – these two leaders possess the vision to produce a wave of remarkable new Cumulus content. . “
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