Meet the Team

Suzanne Grimes

  • President

Suzanne is the President of Westwood One and our fearless leader. She’s grown huge media brands across outdoor, mobile, social, digital, print, audio, and experiential. She lives in Westchester with her husband Dave and enjoys a full life with their five children and their lovable Bernese Mountain Dog, Lulu.

John Wordock

  • Executive Editor

John Wordock is responsible for content strategy, development. Wordock joined us from The Wall Street Journal, where he served as Executive Producer of Podcasts and guided the team that launched the award-winning podcast The Future of Everything. He’s been hosting, producing, distributing and monetizing podcasts for almost 15 years.

Kelli
Hurley

  • Sales

Kelli Hurley is our SVP Digital Partnerships and leads our digital sales efforts digital product portfolio expansion. She is a radio & digital audio veteran, with over a dozen years of experience. She has led the charge in building out Westwood One’s podcast strategy, content partnerships and revenue model.

Robert Mathers

  • Publishing and Operations

Robert has almost 30 years of experience in media storytelling, and a head for content, programming and publishing. Robert hopped on the podcast bus when it started in 2006 and continues to produce many successful shows. When not listening to a podcast or a vinyl record, you can usually find him at a live music show.

Louis
Pellegrino

  • Senior Producer
Lou has produced some of the biggest names in sports radio and television. He was the Executive Producer of The Scott Ferrall Show on SiriusXM’s Howard 101 and had producing stints on The Dan Patrick Show and The Brian Kenny Show and Voices of the Game with Newy Scruggs for the NBC Sports Radio Network.

Dennis Stemplinski

  • Production Director

Dennis is our Director of Production for podcasting, after working for Westwood One in various other capacities since 2000. He enjoys television, hiking trails, Cleveland sports and heads up our LA Podcast Production Facility.

Joey
Salvia

  • Producer

Joey is producer for The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast. You can hear his voice chiming in from time to time, and he also performs a variety of music to help give each podcast a unique sound. A radio veteran, voice over talent, and songwriter/musician, he has also released several albums.

Lindsey Floyd

  • Producer
Lindsey is the Co-Producer of The Dennis Miller Option and has been active in the podcasting scene since 2013! In her free time, she loves going to concerts, riding horses, and reading. Kurt Vonegut is her favorite author.

Robert Barowski

  • Producer

Robert produces The Raven Effect, The DIME Podcast, The Savage Nation and helps with ‘McMahonsplaining’ and Alternative Styles. He enjoys spending time with his lovely wife, Nikki, a Dallas radio news anchor. How he got her to agree to marry him remains a mystery.

Sarah McCrory

  • Associate Producer

Sarah has a passion for breaking news content and skillful editorial judgement. With just a few years of audio production under her belt, she’s assisted in interviewing top senators on Capitol Hill, Vice Presidents and Secretaries of State. In her free time she enjoys fitness and beating the guys in fantasy football.

Paige Plass

  • Sales Planning

Paige is our digital media planner and strategizes with our sales team to build plans for our advertisers. She loves listening to all types of podcasts, but her favorite is true crime. When she’s not at work, she is usually attending a concert, laying on a beach, or traveling.

Agnes
Budz

  • Marketing

Agnes is our Digital Marketing Associate. She thrives off of creative stories, building relationships, and lots of frothy cappuccinos. Agnes is passionate about making a positive impact on people’s lives. She loves podcasts, 75+ degree weather, new places, reading, bloody mary brunches, and her pup Kuba.

Megan Devine

  • Sales Planning

Megan is our digital planner and works with sales to create custom campaigns for our advertisers. She attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and that’s where she discovered her love for country music. Outside of work you can find Megan at a concert or beach, cooking, or trying restaurants in NYC.

Brian
Lynch

  • Ad Operations

Brian leads ad ops & podcast advertising campaign execution. He was on the team when our 1st Westwood One Podcast Network show was signed. He consumes a lot of podcasts and truly believes in the space. Outside of work you can find him walking his dog (while listening to podcasts) or watching the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Steven M. Mianowski

  • Ad Operations

Steve is a digital account manager for our podcast ad ops team and helps drive execution of our advertising campaigns. Born and raised in New Jersey, Steve enjoys binge watching TV series, The New York Yankees, and finding only the best happy hour deals with his friends. His passion for digital media and storytelling can be found even outside of work where he enjoys portrait and landscape photography.

Sean Doherty

  • Ad Operations

Sean is a Digital Account Manager who helps manage the Podcast Ad Operations for all the shows on our network. Outside of work you can find him listening to country music, at the beach or watching his beloved New York Rangers.

Camilia Abouleinein

  • Ad Operations

Camilia is one of our digital account managers and loves working in the entertainment industry. She’s loves cooking, trying new food, traveling and binge watching a crime series on Netflix and has adorable puppy named Luna who is the center of her world.

Larry Linietsky

  • Operations

Larry leads all Westwood One Podcast Network operations, technology, and data partnerships. He’s a data geek and deal guy with a longtime digital background working at Universal Music Group, Napster, and iHeartRadio. Larry’s favorite pastime is hanging out with his equally nerdy kids.

Daniella Parrilla

  • Operations

Daniella is our Director of Digital Operations and Partner Management. She is a native New Yorker and a New Jersey implant, with a big passion for technology and relationships. Daniella has held digital roles at HBO, Viacom, CBS Radio & Univision. You can find her at music festivals or binging historical documentaries.

Daniel
Vena

  • Design & Code

Daniel pushes pixels and writes code to push more pixels. Splitting his time between New York City and Philly, he has kept servers running and online contests dishing out prizes for listeners for the better part of a decade.

Imani
Myles

  • Design

Imani is our Creative Director and oversees Westwood One Podcast Network’s branding as well as our podcast show artwork. When not creating gorgeous artwork you can find her running across New York City or on the road judging professional cheerleading competitions.