iHeartMedia Names Don Parker Pride Radio General Manager
|RADIO ONLINE | Tuesday, June 11, 2019|
iHeartMedia has named Don Parker the General Manager for iHeartRadio's PRIDE Radio, The Pulse of LGBTQ America, effective immediately. In addition, Parker will continue his role as Regional Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia's Northern California Region.
PRIDE Radio brings the best of music and programming to the LGBTQ+ community and is hosted by seven leading LGBTQ+ personalities. As General Manager, Parker will oversee the day-to-day programming, marketing, sales and operations. The media veteran has held several previous iHeartMedia positions including Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia San Francisco, Vice President of Programming for NextMedia Group, Program Director for KCMG in Los Angeles and Program Director for KTBZ in Houston. He began his career at KBOS in Fresno, California.
"PRIDE Radio has grown significantly over the years and has the ability to reach both a local and national targeted audience across multiple markets through its audio, digital, social and live event assets," said Parker. "I'm excited to be expanding my role with this engaging initiative that supports equality and inclusivity and bringing on a dedicated Program Director to help lead the brand and its impact this platform has on the LBGTQ+ community to new levels."