103.3 KLOU NAMES JULES RILEY
St. Louis, MO – November 8, 2016 – iHeartMedia announced today that Jules Riley has been named Program Director of 103.3 KLOU in St. Louis, effective immediately. 103.3 KLOU, the Greatest Hits of the 70s and 80s for St. Louis, has a strong cross-platform presence and broadcasts several popular personalities including Billy & Julie In The Morning, Vic Porcelli and Cindy Collins.
iHeartMedia has massive consumer reach and influence across multiple platforms and delivers more live programming than any other media company, and Riley will be responsible for day-to-day programming operations of iHeartMedia’s Classic Hits brand, 103.3 KLOU. She will work closely with on-air personalities and sales to oversee the station’s on-air content, digital footprint and music programming.
Riley has over 15 years of experience in radio, including work as an Operations Manager, Brand Manager, Program Director, on-air personality and voice talent. She most recently served as Operations Manager/Brand Manager for KVOO-FM in Tulsa, OK. From 2005 until 2008, Riley was Program Director for WARH-FM and KMVN-FM in St. Louis, where she was named one of Radio Ink’s Best Program Directors in America in 2007. Her extensive programming background also includes stations in Phoenix, AZ; Philadelphia, PA; Wilkes-Barre, PA; and Wichita, KS. Riley is a graduate of James Madison University.
“We are extremely pleased to have Jules join the iHeartMedia St. Louis programming team,” said A.J., Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia St. Louis. “She’s got the vision, energy, and passion to lead 103.3 KLOU and to ensure that the station continues to do great things in St. Louis.”
“Jules’ unique insight on the market, coupled with her wealth of experience, creativity and innovative style of thinking makes her a key addition to our programming team,” said Beth Davis, Region President for iHeartMedia St. Louis. “We’re thrilled to have her with us.”
“I’m excited to be back in St. Louis as a part of the iHeartMedia team,” said Riley. “I look forward to being a part of the great KLOU brand in a city known for a very competitive radio landscape. Thanks to iHeartMedia for this amazing opportunity.”
iHeartMedia has the number one reach of any media outlet in the St. Louis market. Its radio brands and content are available across multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; online via its branded digital sites; mobile; and social, with nationwide listening through iHeartRadio, the all-in-one streaming music and live radio service – with its more than a billion downloads and 90 million registered users.
With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 85 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest national reach of any radio or television outlet in America. As the leader in multiplatform connections, it also serves over 150 local markets through 858 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on tablets, wearables and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.
iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the fastest growing digital audio service in the U.S. and offers users thousands of live radio stations, personalized custom artist stations created by just one song or seed artist and the top podcasts and personalities. With over a billion downloads, iHeartRadio reached 90 million registered users faster than any other radio or digital music service and even faster than Facebook.
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