Dial Global (NASDAQ: DIAL) and the NBC Sports Group today announced the hiring of Jack Silver as Program Director, NBC Sports Radio Network.Silver comes to the NBC Sports Radio Network after a successful career programming major market radio Radio Station s, with an emphasis on talent development, audience growth, and digital and web extensions. He has successfully consulted a number of sports radio hosts, anchors and personality driven shows. Most recently, he served as Program Director for KLOS and KABC Radio/Los Angeles, and had spent over a decade with CBS owned KLSX-FM/Los Angeles as VP, Program Director.In accepting the position of Program Director for the NBC Sports Radio Network, Silver says, “I have a world of experience in programming to the daily consumer of sports radio. This is an exciting launch for the sports radio consumer and we’ll add PPM winning strategies and best practices to ensure a huge success.”Chris Corcoran, Executive Vice President, General Manager adds, “It’s a pleasure to announce that Jack will be joining our NBC Sports Radio team. Everyone in radio is familiar with his success in programming and his many accomplishments in the industry. We’re looking forward to bringing his talents to Culver City.”Stay tuned for talent announcements for the NBC Sports Radio Network, launching this Fall.