Prior to his corporate appointment in 2003, Herman was Senior Vice President, Market Manager for Infinity Radio in New York overseeing WINS, WFAN, WXRK (now WNOW-FM), WCBS-AM and FM and WNEW-FM (now WWFS-FM).
Herman was Vice President & General Manager of America’s first All-News radio station, 1010 WINS (WINS-AM), from January 1994 until July 2003, and WNEW-FM on two different occasions during the nineties.
In 1997, Herman also served as Senior Vice President, News for the CBS Radio Networks. In that role he was responsible for CBS News’ radio operation and its relationship with its 500 plus affiliated stations around the Country.
In his 35 year broadcasting career, Herman has served as EVP, Eastern Region (2003-2007); Director of News Programming for KYW-TV and KYW-AM in Philadelphia (1992-1993); News Director of KYW-TV (NBC), Philadelphia (1990-1992); Program Director of WMAQ-AM in Chicago (1988-1990) and Program Director at KYW-AM in Philadelphia (1985-1988). He began his career at WINS in 1978 and then ascended through the ranks serving as Unit Manager in 1981, Assistant News Director in 1982 and News Director from 1983-1985.
Herman is currently the Immediate Past Chairman of The Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and an active Board Member of The International Radio and Television Society Foundation; iBiquity Digital Corporation and The Ad Council. He is also a Past-President of the Associated Press National Broadcasting Advisory Board and a Past-Chairman of the New York Market Radio Association.
In May 2011, Herman received an Ellis Island Medal of Honor from The National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO). Radio Ink Magazine named Herman one of the 40 Most Powerful People in Radio in 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012, one of the Best Managers in Radio in 2010 and one of the 10 Best General Managers in Radio in 2002. His other awards include “Alumnus of the Year” from Brooklyn College (2002); The UJA’s “Achievement in Radio Award” (2001); “The Celebrate New York Award” from Big Apple Greeters (1999) and The JNF’s “Tree of Life Award” (1997).
Herman is a graduate of Brooklyn College of The City University of New York with a BA degree in Television & Radio and resides in New Jersey with his wife.