Bolton comes to her new position with more than 30 years of experience in network radio syndication. She most recently managed affiliate sales for ATT/DirectTV sports programs. Bolton was previously senior VP of News and Talk at Westwood One, where she was responsible for managing a sales team overseeing 35 products including CBS News Radio, NBC News, CNBC and The Weather Channel, as well as the “Dennis Miller” and “Jim Bohannon” shows.
“Amy has an unrivaled depth of affiliate sales experience, and the relationships she has formed with stations over the years make her an excellent fit for the position,” CBS News Radio general manager Craig Swagler said. “I look forward to the contributions she will make in this new role as we continue to work closely with our affiliates and explore new partnerships.”
“CBS News Radio is the gold standard in original radio journalism and this is a dream job,” Bolton remarked. “I’m thrilled to be part of the next phase of this award-winning organization and deliver our affiliates the highest quality programming.”