VSiN (Vegas Stats & Information Network), the media network dedicated to sports betting information, has appointed industry veteran Dan Mason as Chairman. Formerly President and CEO of CBS Radio, one of the most powerful radio conglomerates in the US, Mason will work closely with VSiN’s management team to capitalize on the emerging growth and partnership opportunities in the sports betting and media space.
Welcoming him on board, CEO Brian Musburger said: “There are few media executives with both the experience and reputation that Dan brings to the table. He’s already brought invaluable guidance to our team as a senior adviser and investor, and we look forward to having even greater access to his unmatched depth of knowledge and relationships in this industry. We’re thrilled to work even more closely with this consummate leader and better leverage his C-level expertise to build on and accelerate the recent growth we are experiencing at VSiN.”
Mason responded: “Brian and his team have caught lightning in a bottle here. Besides establishing itself on the satellite platform, recently extending its agreement with SiriusXM, VSiN has made tremendous inroads into the OTT space with Sling TV and fuboTV, as well as growing its own subscription offerings. We will now look to further expand our reach across video and audio channels, including terrestrial radio where sports have thrived for decades.”
In more than 15 years as President and CEO of CBS Radio, Mason presided over all functions relating to more than 125 stations across 27 markets, including all of the Top 10, as well as the day-to-day operations of the division. His growth strategy included creating and launching CBS Sports Radio, a 24 hour, seven-day-a-week lineup of national programming.
The industry veteran was inducted into The National Radio Hall of Fame in 2015 upon his retirement from CBS Radio. That same year, Mason was named to the Billboard Power 100, ranking No. 34 on the strength of his work at CBS and the audience reach he attained during his tenure. He is currently Chairman of The Broadcasters Foundation of America, a charity based in New York that serves the television and radio industries.