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iHM/Boston Names Rob Sanchez VP/News, Talk and Sports


Rob Sanchez
Rob Sanchez

iHeartMedia/Boston appoints Rob Sanchez as the Region's Vice President of News, Talk and Sports programming, effective July 1. He'll oversee programming for WBZ-AM (NewsRadio 1030), WRKO-AM and WXKS-AM (Talk 1200). Sanchez began his career in Miami before moving to New York City in 1996 to become a news production assistant, writer and producer for WINS-AM. He joined WCBS-AM in 2000, where he held a number of newsroom management roles, including serving as Assistant News Director. In addition, his background includes several years as a Director of News and Programming for News, Talk, and Sports as well as Spanish CHR stations in Washington, DC.

"Rob's passion for news and talk coupled with his creativity and bold thinking make him the perfect choice to lead WBZ NewsRadio 1030, WRKO and Talk 1200 into a new era," said iHM Boston Region VP/Programming Dylan Sprague. "We're thrilled that he's joining the iHeartMedia Boston team"

"I can't wait to join the extraordinary team of journalists and talk show hosts at iHeartMedia Boston," added Sanchez. "The more I learned about iHeartMedia's bold vision for their iconic Boston brands, the more it became clear that this is where I needed to be."

In conjunction with Sanchez's appointment, iHeartMedia Boston announced Bill Flaherty as Director of Operations for News, Talk and Sports and will work closely with WBZ NewsRadio 1030 and other Boston Region brands.

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