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HUNTINGTON – September 23, 2019 – iHeartMedia has named Derek Chapman local Sales Manager for the Huntington market, effective immediately. iHeartMedia Huntington has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises — both broadcast and digital — encompassing more than 6 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. As local Sales Manager, Chapman will work with the sales team for all station brands in Huntington to create new business and revenue opportunities.
Chapman says “I have been working here for the better part of 20 years when I was hired in July of 1999 to be the first full time sales person for “Good Times Great Oldies, B97.1.” I also worked briefly as the group’s Director of Marketing & Promotions.”
“I love the radio industry and have always wanted to be a part of it, and being a part of this group’s leadership team is exciting” said Chapman.
iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the Huntington market with multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service – with more than 2 billion app downloads and more than 130 million registered users.
About iHeartMedia Huntington
iHeartMedia Huntington owns and operates WKEE, WTCR, B-97, 106.3 The Brew, WVHU and 1230 fox sports. iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. The company’s leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms including more than 850 live broadcast stations; streaming music, radio and on demand via its iHeartRadio digital service available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices including smart speakers, digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables, smartphones, virtual assistants, TVs and gaming consoles; through its influencers; social; branded iconic live music events; and podcasts as the #1 commercial podcast publisher globally. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics and attribution technology for its marketing partners, using data from its massive consumer base. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.
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