IHEARTMEDIA NAMES ‘ALEX MAC’ AFTERNOON PERSONALITY & MUSIC DIRECTOR FOR ALT 106.3 IN DES MOINES AND NIGHTTIME PERSONALITY FOR ALT 104.9 IN ST. LOUIS

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IHEARTMEDIA NAMES ‘ALEX MAC’ AFTERNOON PERSONALITY & MUSIC DIRECTOR FOR ALT 106.3 IN DES MOINES AND NIGHTTIME PERSONALITY FOR ALT 104.9 IN ST. LOUIS
Des Moines, IA – October 25, 2017 – iHeartMedia announced today that Alex Mac has
been named Afternoon Personality and Music Director for ALT 106.3, Des Moines’
Alternative Rock station, as well as Evening Personality for ALT 104.9, St. Louis’
Alternative Rock station, effective October 30. iHeartMedia Des Moines has a strong
cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises — both
broadcast and digital — encompassing more than eight stations comprised of music, talk
and news formats.
iHeartMedia has the leading consumer reach and influence across multiple platforms and
delivers more live programming than any other media company. Alex will broadcast
from 2 – 7p.m. on ALT 106.3 in Des Moines and 7 p.m. – midnight on ALT 104.9 in St.
Louis, including a variety of Alternative Rock hits from artists such as Twenty One
Pilots, blink-182, and Foo Fighters. As Music Director of ALT 106.3, he will also assist
in the day-to-day operations of the station and its music programming. He will report to
Dustin Fletcher, Director of Alternative Rock Programming for the St. Louis Region and
Greg Chance, Regional Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Des
Moines.
“Passion and drive are just two of the qualities that Alex will bring to the table,” Chance
said. “He is very engaged and I look forward to working with him and driving ALT 106.3
in Des Moines and also ALT 104.9 in St. Louis.”
Alex Mac joins the Des Moines market from iHeartMedia Richmond, where he most
recently served as the Night Host on XL102, Richmond’s Alternative Rock station. He
began his career with iHeartMedia Richmond as a Promotions Assistant and is a graduate
of University of Richmond.
“I’m absolutely thrilled to join such a strong market with great leaders and mentors,” said
Mac. “I’m honored to be a part of the team that’s destined to lead the Alternative Rock
format in the region.”
iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the Des Moines market with multiple
platforms, including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and
platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, the leading all-in-one
streaming music and live radio service – with more than 1.4 billion app downloads and
100 million registered users.
About iHeartMedia Des Moines
iHeartMedia Des Moines owns and operates WHO-AM, KDRB-FM, KDRB-FM HD2, KDXA-FM, KKDM-FM, KXNO-AM, KCYZ-FM, KASI-AM, and is part of iHeartMedia. With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 122 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 1.4 billion downloads, iHeartRadio reached 100 million registered users faster than any other radio or digital music service.
iHeartMedia’s platforms include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, podcasts, personalities and influencers, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (PINK: IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.

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