iHeartMedia Celebrates International Women’s Day with “Women Take the Mic” on March 8

The Special Includes Women Taking Over Mics and Music on iHeartRadio Stations Nationwide

Celebration Also Includes a Special Podcast Series from Top Female-Hosted Podcasts Including Angela Yee’s Lip Service, Chiquis and Chill, Dear Chelsea with Chelsea Handler, The Nikki Glaser Podcast, Therapy for Black Girls and More

NEW YORK – March 1, 2024 – In honor of International Women's Day on March 8, iHeartMedia today announced the fourth annual celebration of women who make music, influence change, and create a culture with “Women Take the Mic” on March 8, 2024.

This year’s celebration includes:

  • Women Taking the Mics On-Air: Women will lead the conversation all day across every iHeartRadio music station nationwide on March 8, 2024.
  • Women Take the Mic Music Hour: On March 8 from 5-6 p.m. local time iHeartMedia broadcast radio stations will also devote the hour to playing the biggest hits and new music from today’s female artists and offer special playlists on the iHeartRadio App.
  • Women Take the Mic: The Podcast: New this year, iHeartRadio will have 10 International Women’s Day special episodes from top female-hosted podcasts including Angela Yee’s Lip Service, Chiquis and Chill, Dear Chelsea with Chelsea Handler, The Nikki Glaser Podcast, The Psychology of Your 20s, Reasonably Shady, Therapy for Black Girls, There Are No Girls On The Internet with Bridget Todd, Very Special Episodes with Dana Schwartz, and Womanica. Each one of these shows will share their personal stories of shattering stereotypes, creating opportunities, and inspiring the next generation to find their own voice and share it with the world. Fans can tune-in to the special podcast episodes on the iHeartRadio App and HERE.

“At iHeart we speak to 9 out of 10 Americans monthly in communities across the nation through our broadcast radio and podcast networks,” said Gayle Troberman, Chief Marketing Officer for iHeartMedia. “Today on International Women’s Day women take the mic -- highlighting the women who elevate this entire medium and connect with listeners everywhere, delivering powerful content, music, news and entertainment in authentic and inspiring ways.”

Listeners can join in on the conversation online by using #iHeartWomensDay throughout the day and learn more at iHeartRadio.com/womensday.

Proud partners of this year's special include Conair® Girlbomb®, M&M’S® and women-first dating app, Bumble.


About iHeartMedia, Inc.

iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. It consists of three business groups.

With its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, the iHeartMedia Multiplatform Group has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. Its leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 860 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide; its National Sales organization; and the company’s live and virtual events business. It also includes Premiere Networks, the industry’s largest Networks business, with its Total Traffic and Weather Network (TTWN); and BIN: Black Information Network, the first and only 24/7 national and local all news audio service for the Black community. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio suite of data targeting and attribution products using data from its massive consumer base.

The iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group includes the company’s fast-growing podcasting business -- iHeartMedia is the number one podcast publisher in downloads, unique listeners, revenue and earnings -- as well as its industry-leading iHeartRadio digital service, available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices; the company’s digital sites, newsletters, digital services and programs; its digital advertising technology companies; and its audio industry-leading social media footprint.

The company’s Audio & Media Services reportable segment includes Katz Media Group, the nation’s largest media representation company, and RCS, the world's leading provider of broadcast and webcast software.

Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.