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iHM/Chicago Names Derrick Brown as VP/Urban Programming


Derrick Brown
Derrick Brown

iHeartMedia appoints Derrick Brown as Vice President of Urban Programming for the Chicago region, effective immediately. He'll oversee all urban programming and digital operations for V103, 107.5 WGCI and Inspiration 1390. Most recently, Brown served as Director of Urban Programming for iHM's Chicago region and V103 Program Director. Previously, he was Assistant PD and midday host for 93.9 LITE FM in Chicago as well as PD of WKYS-FM/Washington DC, KDJM-FM/Denver and WHQT-FM/Miami.

"Derrick's exemplary record of success with our Urban Brands puts this promotion into the no-brainer bucket of decisions," said iHeartMedia Chicago region Senior VP/Programming James Howard. "We are beyond fortunate to have him at the helm of the Chicago Region's phenomenal urban brands."

"Derrick is a consummate professional, a trailblazer and one of the best programming minds in the business," added iHM Chicago region President Matt Scarano. "This promotion is a natural evolution based on his stellar track record and history of success."

"Being part of the iHeartMedia Chicago team has been the most rewarding part of my career," said Brown. "I look forward to continuing to lead our Urban music brands and extend an unparalleled track record of success into the next decade."

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