IHEARTMEDIA ST. LOUIS NAMES A.J. SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF PROGRAMMING
St. Louis, Mo. – July 27, 2016 – iHeartMedia St. Louis announced today that A.J. has been named Senior Vice President of Programming, effective August 15. iHeartMedia St. Louis has a strong cross-platform presence, massive consumer reach and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises — both broadcast and digital — including KSLZ-FM (CHR), KSD-FM (Country), KLOU- FM (Classic Hits), KMJM-FM (Throwback Hip Hop and R&B), KBWX-FM (Rhythmic CHR), KATZ (Gospel), and HDSKLOU-FM (Christian Contemporary) – and produces legendary marquee events including the Bull Float Trip produced by KSD-FM and Sista Strut produced by KMJM-FM and KATZ-FM
iHeartMedia’s success is built on its unmatched portfolio of talent and as one of iHeartMedia’s rising stars, A.J. will work closely with Beth Davis, Region President in the Central Division to oversee all programming in St. Louis.
As a member of iHeartMedia since April 2012, A.J. previously served as the Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia’s Richmond and Norfolk market. Also during his tenure A.J. managed programming for multiple stations in New York including WWHT-FM in Syracuse and WKGS-FM in Rochester in addition to supervising WKKF-FM in Albany, WBNW-FM in Binghamton, and WJJS-FM in Roanoke, Virginia. Prior to joining iHeartMedia, A.J. held various leadership roles with WBHT Wilkes-Barre over the course of thirteen years.
“A.J.’s talent, initiative and positive energy continues to bring programming teams together, allowing each member to achieve their talent potential,” said Beth Davis, Region President. “Because of his style, AJ has a winning track record and I’m thrilled to have A.J. lead our programming team in St. Louis.”
“I am so excited to lead the super-talented team in St. Louis and join the ranks of the incredible programmers who have called our market in St. Louis HOME,” said A.J., SVP of Programming in St. Louis. “I look forward to hitting the ground running on day one to achieve even more market success. I am absolutely thrilled to have been given this opportunity and want to send a huge thanks to senior leadership for their insight and support during my time with iHeartMedia and to Beth Davis and Greg Chance for welcoming me into the St. Louis Region family.”
iHeartMedia is a leading media outlet throughout the St. Louis region. 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.
About iHeartMedia St. Louis
iHeartMedia St. Louis owns and operates KSLZ-FM KSD-FM, KLOU- FM, KMJM-FM, KBWX-FM, KATZ, and HDSKLOU-FM and is part of iHeartMedia. With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 85 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. It serves over 150 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 and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.
iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the No. 1 all-in-one digital audio service with over a billion downloads; it reached its first 20 million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet history and reached 85 million users faster than any other radio or digital music service and even faster than Facebook. The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCBB: IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.