Skyview Networks to Continue as the Exclusive Network Sales and Distribution Partner; Success in Ad Sales Propels CBS Audio Network’s Business Growth with Expanded Short-Form and Long-Form Content Serving News and Music Formats
“Our CBS Audio Network partnership with Skyview Networks strengthens our ability to drive sales efforts,” said Craig Swagler, Vice President and General Manager for CBS Audio Network and CBS News Radio. “This collaboration continues to assure our 23 million weekly listeners that they will continue to get the highest level of quality journalism they are accustomed to, while also providing for new opportunities for growth.”
“CBS Audio Network’s commitment to collaborating with the agencies and advertisers has been key to their success,” said Jeanne-Marie Condo, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Skyview Networks. “The CBS team is incredibly creative and expert in using Viacom/CBS’s assets to produce unique content that is highly sought after in the ad community. We have hit our stride together and look forward to more significant growth and new opportunities ahead.”
CBS Audio Network’s news programming is considered among the most respected and trusted in broadcast journalism with numerous Edward R. Murrow awards for excellence. Building upon this CBS News heritage is a growing entertainment and pop culture product, CBS Connect, paired with a robust lineup of long and short-form programming, covering entertainment news, travel tips, personal finance guidance and consumer health advice.
“We are proud to continue our partnership with CBS and this multi-year renewal speaks to the growing momentum we are experiencing together,” said CEO of Skyview Networks, Ken Thiele. “As Skyview Networks continues its growth, we are actively planning additional opportunities built on CBS’s programming and integrations across our sales platforms. With today’s changing audio landscape, I am confident that our companies are poised for additional healthy growth.”
For more information on CBS Audio Network, visit cbsaudio.com.
For more information on Skyview Networks’ network sales and broadcast solutions, visit skyviewnetworks.com.
About CBS Audio Network
CBS News Radio, formerly CBS Radio News, provides news, talk, information and special events coverage to around 600 stations in the United States, with affiliates in 22 of the top 25 markets. CBS News Radio is home to “CBS News World Roundup,” the nation’s longest-running news program, which began in 1938. In addition to providing breaking news and information, the division also provides simulcasts of the CBS EVENING NEWS, FACE THE NATION and 60 MINUTES to affiliates. CBS News Radio programming is available on digital platforms, the CBS News Radio app, Amazon’s Alexa service and online.
About Skyview Networks
Skyview Networks is a broadcast technology, syndication and national network sales solution company serving over 6,000 radio stations reaching 115 million listeners weekly. Skyview Networks provides services to ABC Audio, CBS Audio, Local Radio Networks, Alpha Media USA, JackFM, The Dana Cortez Show, Nick Cannon Radio, Bob Kingsley’s Country Top 40 with Fitz, B-Dub Radio Saturday Night, VSiN’s The BetR Network, professional and collegiate sports organizations and two state news networks. Founded in 1995, Skyview Networks is based in Scottsdale, Arizona and focuses on providing best-in-class services that include satellite and IP distribution, full network automation, inventory management systems and network audio sales. For more information, visit skyviewnetworks.com and follow @SkyviewNetworks.