J.D. Crowley

J.D. Crowley is the Chief Digital Officer at Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in theU.S. Entercom reaches over 170 million people each month through a robust portfolio of 235 radio stations, live events and digital platforms, and is the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. In this role, Crowley oversees and leads the development of strategy for the company’s digital portfolio, which includes RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States with over 300 stations and 10,000 podcasts, and the event discovery business,Eventful. Prior to joining Entercom, Crowley held various roles at CBS Corporation, including Executive Vice President of Digital for CBS Radio and the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Digital Media for CBS Television Distribution. One of his chief accomplishments was leading the relaunch of digital and news gathering efforts at “Entertainment Tonight,” growing ET online from No. 42 to No. 1 in the entertainment news category in the U.S. and No. 1 in the video category for more than 18 consecutive months. He also served as the Senior Vice President of CBS Brand Studio, an in-house digital video and branded content studio he helped launch that developed, produced and distributed original content for dozens of leading national brand advertisers and streaming services, as well as many of the company’s owned and operated television brands across the entertainment, news, lifestyle, and health and wellness categories. Previously, Crowley served as theSenior Supervising Producer at “Entertainment Tonight” and “The Insider,” first for Paramount Domestic Television, and then for CBS. He began his career as a producer at KCAL/KCBS Television in Los Angeles, and has developed and produced programming across genres from daytime talk shows to news magazines, late-night television, and reality, investigative, and live events formats. Crowley has received multiple Emmy, Telly, Associated Press and Radio and Television NewsAwards. In 2010, he was named one of the “13 Under 30 Next-Generation Marketing Executives” by PromaxBDA. Crowley earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in cinema and television and a Bachelor of Science degree in visual anthropology from the University of Southern California.