Former WW1, Metro Networks Leader Joins Gen Media Partners


A radio industry veteran perhaps best-known for his roles as COO of Westwood One and as President/COO of Metro Networks has joined Gen Media Partners (GMP) for a senior executive role.

Chuck Bortnick will serve in the newly created position of SVP/Integrated Platforms. “Bortnick will apply his broad experience across network, regional, and local radio to help GMP grow revenue across all of its platforms – national, network, digital, and out-of-home,” the company said.

Bortnick has spent the last several years operating his own business intermediary/brokerage firm connected to Transworld Business Advisors.

In addition to his tenure at Westwood One and Metro Networks, he served as an RVP for  Cumulus Media across several regions. He’s also been VP/GM of Sports Talk WFAN-AM 660 in New York for CBS Radio, and has also been EVP for SparkNet Communications’ Jack Radio in the U.S.