He majored in Communications Media at IUP and worked in various capacities at the University’s radio station WIUP-FM while there. He began working in radio upon graduation from IUP as an Account Executive at WGRQ-FM and WKBW in Buffalo in the early 1980’s.
In 1985 Mr. Young joined CBS in New York where he worked in various sales and sales management positions with CBS Radio Representatives, the in-house national sales arm for the company’s radio division.
In addition, he served as the Eastern Regional Sales Manager for the CBS Radio Network.
In 1996 Mr. Young moved to the Pittsburgh Market where he has served as the General Sales Manager for KDKA, Vice President and General Manager for KDKA and Senior Vice President and Market Manager for KDKA-AM, KDKA-FM, WDSY and WBZZ overseeing all of CBS Radio’s operations in Pittsburgh.
The state legislature has finally passed it – A bill to raise more than 2-billion dollars a year – To repair Pennsylvania’s roads and bridges – and fund mass transit. The money will come from [...]
Kids fight. It’s something police and school administrators understand. A neighborhood dispute can trigger a fight in school. Bad blood between kids in school can cause problems in the neighborhood. Plus – these days – [...]
Pittsburgh will have a new mayor in January – And it’s already clear he will be very different from the current one. Bill Peduto has been thinking about the job for months – At least [...]
It’s been nearly a year since the Veterans Administration finally ‘fessed up” – That there was – and had been – an outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease at its Pittsburgh hospitals. At least twenty-one patients got [...]
The last time Pittsburgh voters elected a Republican mayor was in the 1930’s. The assumption these days? Pittsburgh’s mayoral race is decided in the Democratic primary. A contested Republican primary would be unusual –And some [...]
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