Howard Deneroff is EVP/Executive Producer of Westwood One’s sports programming, where he is responsible for the coordination and execution of all on-air and production elements for live national radio play-by-play broadcasts of the NFL; College Football and NCAA Championship properties, including the Men’s Basketball Tournament and the Final Four; the Olympics; the Masters; PGA Championship; and the Triple Crown of Horse Racing.
In addition, Deneroff plays a key role in talent and rights negotiations between Westwood One and its many partners, including college conferences, professional sports teams, and sports leagues and organizations. Deneroff is in his 29th year with Westwood One Sports, formerly Dial Global and the CBS Radio Network. For seven years, Deneroff also served as Coordinating Producer for Westwood One’s Spanish language broadcasts of the NFL and Major League Baseball.
Deneroff has been a guest lecturer on radio sports production for several institutions such as Fordham University, Montclair State University, the Ohio Center for Broadcasting, and the Colorado Media School. For the last 12 years he has also been a faculty member for the radio portion of “NFL Broadcast Boot Camp” and “NFL Journalism Boot Camp” week-long seminars, hosted by the NFL, to teach broadcasting and reporting skills to current and former players.
Deneroff is a graduate of Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Communications, with a BS in Broadcast Journalism. While on campus, he served as Sports Director and Production Director for WJPZ-FM/Z-89.
He lives in New Jersey with his wife and twin daughters.