He previously served as president of Viacom/MTV's CMT network for 16 years.
Brian Philips has been appointed executive vice president content and audience, at broadcasting giant Cumulus Media, the company announced Monday (May 6). Philips succeeds Michael McVay, who is returning to full-time consulting with Cumulus as his first client.
“We are excited that Brian is joining our leadership team,” said Cumulus executive vice president and CEO Mary G. Berner in a statement. “A highly accomplished executive, leader, and innovator with substantial experience across today’s media landscape, he comes to us with an impressive and successful track record of growing ratings and expanding audiences. We look forward to benefiting from the skills and expertise he brings to his new role.”