Scott Herman is the Chairman of the Broadcasters Foundation of America, a non profit that reaches across the country to provide aide to radio and television professionals who find themselves in acute financial need due to a critical illness, severe accident or natural disaster.
Herman is also the CEO of SHH Media Management, an executive advisory firm that consults media operators and the financial community in mergers, acquisitions and leadership development.
Mr. Herman spent 39 years with CBS Radio and it's predecessor companies, Group W Westinghouse and Infinity Broadcasting. From 2015 to 2017 he served as the company's Chief Operating Officer overseeing all operations for the company's 117 radio stations in 26 markets. From 2007 to 2015 he was the Executive VP of Operations.
In his long tenure with CBS Radio, Herman served as the Executive VP for the Eastern Region, Senior VP/Market Manager for the six New York City radio stations, Senior VP/Radio for CBS News, News Director of KYW-TV in Philadelphia, Program Director of KYW Newsradio in Philadelphia, Program Director of WMAQ Radio in Chicago and News Director of 1010 WINS in New York City.
Herman is also a Board Member of the IRTS (The International Radio & Television Society Foundation). He is a former Board Member of The Ad Council, the NAB and the RAB where he served as Chairman from 2010 to 2012.
Mr. Herman was the President of the Associated Press National Broadcasting Advisory Board and a past Chair of the New York Market Radio Association.
In May of 2011 Herman received an Ellis Island Medal of Honor from the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO).
Radio Ink magazine named him one of the 40 Most Powerful People in Radio every year from 2008 to 2017.
In 2016 Herman received a Ward Quaal Leadership Award from the Broadcasters Foundation of America. He was also named Radio Company Executive of the Year at the Worldwide Radio Summit in 2016 and Station Executive of the Year in 2015.
He is a graduate of Brooklyn College of the City University of New York with a degree in Televison/Radio and served on their Board of Trustees for 10 years. He was named Alumnus of the Year in 2002.
He resides in New Jersey with his wife of over 40 years Beth Amey Herman.