Tim comes to Westwood One from Time Warner Cable Media in Cincinnati, where he sold multi-platform advertising on 42 different cable networks. Prior to that, he spent 24 years in radio, including 14 years as Operations Manager/PD at B-105/WUBE-FM, Cincinnati. He spent six years as VP, Country Programming for AMFM Inc. (Chancellor Media-Chancellor Broadcasting), working with legendary stations like KZLA, Los Angeles; KMLE, Phoenix; KSAN, San Francisco; KEEY and WBOB Minneapolis; WWWW, Detroit; KKBQ, Houston; WMZQ, Washington DC; and WUBE and WYGY, Cincinnati. Tim is also a former Operations Manager for the Cincinnati Bengals radio network.
“The opportunity to work with Donny Walker and the Nashville team, as well as Dennis Green and the entire team at Westwood One, is one of the most exciting career moves I’ve ever made,” said Closson.
In his previous Affiliate Sales VP role at Westwood One, Alan distributed high profile long-form shows and special events, across Country, Hot AC, and Rock programming. Earlier in his career at Westwood One, Todd was instrumental in the launch of Bill O’Reilly’s radio show, the largest launch in the history of Talk format. In addition, Todd has affiliated Don Imus, Larry King, G. Gordon Liddy, Jim Bohannon, Laura Ingraham, Don and Mike, Opie and Anthony, and Tom Leykis.