Executive Roundup: Pete Norden, Tim Roberts



  • Pete Norden has been named Area SVP/Sales, effective immediately, for iHeartMedia‘s Tampa-St. Petersburg cluster. In addition to handling sales efforts for the AM and FM stations in the market, he will oversee similar efforts for the Rockfest, Beats by the Bay and Jingle Ball events. Norden has been with iHeart and predecessor company Clear Channel Communications since 1998, most recently as Market President for iHeart’s nearby Sarasota, Fla., cluster. He reports to Area President Sam Nein.


  • Ahead of its merger with Entercom, CBS Radio on Thursday appointed Tim Roberts as VP/Country Programming, effective immediately. Roberts is currently VP/Music Programming for CBS Radio’s Detroit cluster, with direct programming oversight of Country WYCD-FM, Classic Hits WOMC-FM and Top 40 WDZH-FM, a role he will retain. He will continue to report to Chris Oliviero, EVP/Programming at CBS Radio. Roberts joined CBS Radio/Detroit in 2006 as PD/OM of WYCD-FM and later added duties for WOMC-FM and WDZH-FM.