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WBZ/Boston Wins Two Regional Murrow Awards
iHeartMedia Boston announced today that WBZ NewsRadio, Boston's News Radio, has won two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards in the categories of Best Newscast and Continuing Coverage. WBZ NewsRadio will celebrate its 100th anniversary later this year, and these awards are the latest in the trophy case of a More

iHeartMedia Launches Private Podcast Marketplace for Brands
iHeartMedia
iHeartMedia
iHeartMedia has announced the launch of a new, first-of-its-kind Private Marketplace. The new marketplace will provide advertisers with programmatic buying access to distribute their marketing to audiences across a library of shows in the world from the iHeartPodcast Network. This new technology allows brand More

iHM Extends Broadcast Agreement with Stockton Ports
iHeartMedia
iHeartMedia
iHeartMedia/Stockton, CA, inks an extension of its broadcast agreement with the Stockton Ports, effective through the 2021 season. As part of the deal, all 2021 Stockton Ports Minor League Baseball games will broadcast on KWSX-AM (FOX Sports AM 1280), with additional promotional support across all five More

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iHeartMedia and Pushkin Launch Ibram X. Kendi Podcast
Ibram X. Kendi
Ibram X. Kendi
iHeartMedia and Pushkin Industries will co-produce a iHeartRadio Original Podcast "Be Antiracist with Ibram X. Kendi." The new thought-provoking podcast will be hosted by Ibram X. Kendi - one of America's foremost historians and Founding Director of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research. Dr More

iHeart and P&G Plan Return of "Can't Cancel Pride"
This June, P&G and iHeartMedia will once again join forces during Pride Month for the return of "Can't Cancel Pride," a virtual relief benefit for the LGBTQ+ community featuring performances and appearances from the most influential voices in the community as well as the biggest names in culture and More

KOST/Los Angeles Names Jill Kempton as Program Director
Jill Kempton
Jill Kempton
iHeartMedia/Los Angeles appoints veteran programmer Jill Kempton as Program Director for AC KOST-FM, effective immediately. She most recently served as PD for co-owned WSIX-FM (106.1 The Breeze) in Philadelphia and will remain the Program Director for sister WASH-FM in Washington, DC. Prior to that, Kempton More

iHeartMedia Extends Relationship with Enrique Santos
Enrique Santos
Enrique Santos
iHeartMedia has extended its relationship with air personality and community leader Enrique Santos. Under a new five-year agreement, Santos will continue as President and Chief Creative Officer of iHeartLatino as well as morning host on his syndicated Spanish show originating from WZTU-FM (TU 94.9) in Miami More

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NABLF Announces 2021 Celebration of SAA Finalists
National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation
National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation
The National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation has announced the finalists for the 2021 Celebration of Service to America Awards, recognizing outstanding community service by local broadcasters. One winner from each category will be announced during the Celebration of More

Tennessee Radio Hall Of Fame to Induct WDIA's Bobby O'Jay
Bobby O'Jay
Bobby O'Jay
iHeartMedia's WDIA/Memphis congratulates Bobby O'Jay for his upcoming induction to the Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame, an honor given to a special group of people who have led their stations and their communities, leaving a legacy of impact behind. O'Jay will officially be inducted into the Tennessee Radio More

Shari Gonzalez Named iHeartMedia/Miami-Ft. Lauderdale MP
Shari Gonzalez
Shari Gonzalez
Shari Gonzalez has been elevated to Market President for iHeartMedia Miami/Fort Lauderdale effective immediately. Gonzalez will be responsible for overseeing programming, advertising and operations and report to Linda Byrd, Division President for iHeartMedia. "I am thrilled to have the opportunity to More

Woody & Wilcox Add Knoxville and Asheville Markets
Sun Broadcast Group's The Woody & Wilcox Show will now be heard on iHeartMedia's WQNS Rock 105.1 in Asheville, North Carolina, and LOUD Media's WVLZ 106.1 VLZ in Knoxville, Tennessee. Co-host Greg Wood states, "Big thanks to Sun for spreading W & W love across this great nation. Can I re-phrase More

El Dorado Broadcasters Names James Rightmire Director of Sales
James Rightmire
James Rightmire
El Dorado Broadcasters/Victor Valley, CA, appoints James Rightmire as Director of Sales for KZXY-FM, KATJ-FM, KIXA-FM, KIXW-AM, KXVV-FM, KATJ-HD2, HDDailynews.com and its digital sales operations in the marketplace. Rightmire spent the past four years as Senior VP/sales for iHeartMedia in Stockton-Modesto. More

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''The Daily'' Closes in on Joe Rogan's Podcasting Crown
Media Monitors
Media Monitors
According to The Media Monitors Podcast Listener survey from March 14-31, iHeartMedia and NPR were tied this quarter, each with 12 podcasts in its Top 200 chart. iHM's resurgence from Q4 of 2020 comes with the launch of a number of new shows including "Here's the Thing with Alec More

iHeartRadio Earth Celebrates Anniversary with New Partnerships
iHeartMedia is celebrating the one year anniversary of the launch of iHeartRadio Earth, the company's sustainability initiative designed to inspire listeners to take action to positively impact the environment. Since the program's inception on Earth Day in 2020, the company has committed nearly $5M worth of More

Omaha Conservative Talker Chris Baker Fired Over Racist Tweet
Chris Baker
Chris Baker
Conservative afternoon talk show host Chris Baker of KFAB-AM/Omaha was fired by iHeartMedia following a racist tweet made in response to the verdict in the Derek Chauvin case. In a tweet that has since been deleted, Baker tweeted a picture of four black men dressed in loin cloths and dancing along with the More

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Teams with iHM
iHeartMedia
iHeartMedia
The mentoring message of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) will be highlighted on more than 850 live broadcast stations, thanks to a new partnership with iHeartMedia. The company selected BBBSA for the Communities Spotlight Media Grant Program. The goal of the program is to provide a platform for More

iHeartMedia Los Angeles Ups John Peake to Senior VP/P
John Peake
John Peake
iHeartMedia Los Angeles elevates John Peake to Senior Vice President of Programming, in addition to maintaining his position as Program Director for Hot AC KBIG-FM (104.3 MYFM), effective immediately. Prior to joining iHeartMedia in 2009 as the Show Director for the "Johnjay & Rich Show" in Phoenix, More

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