Pattiz to continue as Chairman at Westwood


Westwood One announced that Norm Pattiz will continue as Chairman of the Board for two more years. “As the founder of Westwood One, I am delighted to be staying on as Chairman of the Board to work with Rod Sherwood and the management team as they drive the company’s business,” said Pattiz.

“As the Company expands its core business in radio and, more broadly, in television and on digital platforms, I continue to appreciate Norm’s programming experience and other insights that helped build the Westwood One brand,” said Rod Sherwood, President of Westwood One.

Pattiz served on the Broadcasting Board of Governors of the United States of America from 2000 – 2006.  The BBG oversees all U.S. non-military international broadcasting including Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Radio Free Asia, Worldnet Television, Radio and TV Marti and the Middle East Broadcasting Network.

Since September 2001, Pattiz has served as a Regent of the University of California.  He currently serves as chairman of the Oversight Committee of the Department of Energy Laboratories, including Los Alamos, Lawrence Livermore and Lawrence Berkeley.  He also serves on the Regents’ Governance, Compensation, Investments and Health Services Committees. Pattiz is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Pacific Council on International Policy, and serves on the Region 1, Homeland Security Advisory Council.