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iHeartMedia/Norfolk Names Derrick Martin Market President


Derrick Martin
Derrick Martin

iHeartMedia-Norfolk has named Derrick Martin Market President, effective immediately. Previously Martin served as iHeartMedia Region President overseeing the St. Louis, Missouri; Des Moines, Iowa; Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Davenport, Iowa; and Springfield, Missouri markets. He had also previously served as MP for the Norfolk Market from 2013 to 2017. Martin began his career at iHeartMedia Memphis and is a graduate of Tennessee State University. He will report to Chuck Peterson, Area President for iHeartMedia Virginia.

"I am excited to bring such a strong performer back to iHeartMedia Norfolk," said Chuck Peterson, Area President for iHeartMedia Virginia. "The market performed exceptionally during Derrick's previous tenure from 2013-2017, and I see a very bright future again with his return. He earned the trust and respect of our team and the Norfolk community, and I know they will give him a warm welcome back."

"Derrick is a proven leader, especially during his time in Norfolk with deeps ties with our clients, the Norfolk community and our staff," said Nick Gnau, Division President for iHeartMedia. "I am extremely excited for Derrick to reconnect with the market and expand our community efforts, our revenue and ratings footprint."

"I am extremely excited to return to Norfolk to lead a great staff of employees and work with advertisers to grow their business while utilizing our company assets," said Martin. "iHeartMedia Norfolk has a cluster of stations that are a fabric in the community, and I can't wait to reconnect again."

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