Joseph will leverage his vast industry experience to coach, consult, and train Westwood One/Cumulus hosts and producers to better engage listenership, build their brands, and drive revenue within the company’s pop music programming arena. He is based in Culver City, CA and reports to Susan Stephens, SVP/GM, Music and Entertainment.
Joseph joins Westwood One from Cumulus Media, Los Angeles. Before that, he was the creator and executive producer for IMG’s The Source, where he secured IMG’s 12,000-strong roster of stars with their own radio hour on satellite radio. Among his many other high-profile gigs, Joseph 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/LA; executive producer, American Top 40; executive producer, Rick Dees in the Morning, KIIS-FM/LA 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.
“I’m thrilled to be a part of the amazing Westwood One team,” says Joseph. “Our goal is to strengthen programming and content across the platforms by using all the tremendous assets of Westwood One and Cumulus Media, including Zach Sang, the brightest young star in radio. Many thanks to Suzanne Grimes, Charles Steinhauer, Kirk Stirland, Susan Stephens, and, of course, Mike McVay for their confidence and support. Let’s Rock!”