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iHeartMedia Connecticut Names Joey Brooks SVP/Programming


Joey Brooks
Joey Brooks

Joey Brooks has been named Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia's Hartford and New Haven markets (9 stations total) effective October 1. He will report to Steve Honeycomb, President, iHeartMedia, Hartford Region.

"Joey's experience of leadership, drive and passion for radio will be an amazing addition to our iHeartMedia teams in Hartford and New Haven," said Honeycomb. "There is no doubt that Joey will take our nine market-leading radio brands to the next level as we continue to provide the best entertainment for our listeners."

Brooks joins the iHeartMedia Connecticut market from iHeartMedia Miami, where he served as Program Director for 939 MIA, Variety From the 80s, 90s and Today! and Assistant Program Director for Y100, Miami's #1 Hit Music Station. He also served as the Music Director for CHUM Toronto from 2009-2012, Assistant Program Director at iHeart's WIOQ (Q102) Philadelphia from 2006-2009, and started his career as Air Personality for iHeart's KISS 108 Boston in 2001. In Hartford, he worked at WKSS (KISS 95.7) serving as Assistant Program Director, Music Director, and Air Personality from 2002-2006. Joey is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA.

"I'm grateful for the opportunity to come back to Connecticut and help lead such an amazing group of legendary stations that are full of heritage and great talent," said Brooks. "iHeartMedia Connecticut has established an amazing track record of delivering great programming to our community and having fun while doing it. I can't wait to get started."

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