iHeartMedia Louisville Names Brent Johnson as GSM
|RADIO ONLINE | Wednesday, September 18, 2019|
iHeartMedia announced today that Brent Johnson has been named General Sales Manager, effective immediately. He will report to Kristy Beebe, SVP of Sales for iHeartMedia Kentucky-Indiana and be responsible for driving revenue growth and overseeing sales opportunities for 97.5 WAMZ, 100.5 KISS FM, Real 93.1 and 98.9 Radio Now.
"We are proud to have Brent on our iHeartMedia Louisville team," said Beebe. "Our team is highly impressed by Brent's previous digital experience. His familiarity of the Louisville market will contribute greatly to the success of this team."
Johnson joins the Louisville market from OOHology Advertising Agency, where he most recently served as the vice president of marketing. He also served as the senior manager of digital business development for Learfield IMG College and senior digital strategist for Google. In addition, Johnson played football for the University of Louisville before playing professionally in the National Football League for a year.
"I am extremely excited to be a part of the iHeart family," said Johnson. "For the last fifteen years, I have had enormous opportunities to develop my leadership skills, which has led to my career here at iHeart. Being able to work at the nexus of digital and social technologies and now pair those learnings with music, sound, and voice, will continue to help us impact our consumers because that's where growth, for any kind of business, happens."