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iHM/New York Region President Scott Hopeck to Exit


Scott Hopeck
Scott Hopeck

iHeartMedia/New York Region President Scott Hopeck will exit after nearly 20 years to pursue another opportunity. He's headed the New York region since 2015 and previously had oversight of the company's cluster of stations in Phoenix. Before that, Hopeck was SVP of Sales in Atlanta. Hopeck joined iHM's predecessor Clear Channel in 2004 as General Manager of the Braves Radio Network. He has also served as Chairman of The New York Market Radio Association.

In a company memo, CEO Bob Pittman and COO/CFO Rich Bressler said, "We know you will join us in wishing him all the best and congratulating him on his many accomplishments at iHeart. We thank him for his important contributions during his career with us."

Martha Maurer

Additionally, Florida Division President Kim Guthrie -- who joined iHeartMedia in July, 2022 replacing Linda Byrd, has decided to take a step back from her day-to-day role as and will become a Strategic Advisor and will continue working with iHeartMedia for the next three years.

Bressler and Pittman commented in the memo, "We continue to be extremely appreciative of Kim's extraordinary experience and expertise in navigating us through the post-pandemic world. We are lucky to have had her leadership at such a critical time and we thank her for her commitment; we're very pleased that she will continue to work with us to keep iHeart at the forefront of innovation."

A 30+ year industy vet, Guthrie previously served as President/Chief Executive Officer of Cox Media Group since 2016. Guthrie first joined CMG in 1998 as VP/General Manager for its Long Island, NY group before working her way up through the ranks and serving as Executive VP of CMG's National Ad Platforms. She started her career in the midwest, where she worked as a television news reporter and anchor for several ABC affiliates.

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