iHeartMedia Names Eric Hadley Senior Vice President Of Marketing

New York, NY – December 19, 2018 – iHeartMedia announced today that Eric Hadley has been named Senior Vice President of Marketing, effective immediately. Hadley will report to Gayle Troberman, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for iHeartMedia.

Audio is a fast-growing category encompassing the scale of broadcast radio, which reaches a quarter of a billion monthly listeners, digital, podcasts, smart speakers, live events and more. In this newly created role, Hadley will utilize iHeartMedia’s position as the leading audio company in the United States to reimagine marketing for advertising partners. He will work closely with advertising partners advising them on their audio strategy, to ensure that clients understand how to best plan, buy, measure and optimize the audio experience.

“As the leader in audio, we understand more than anyone that we’re at a key moment when all things audio are growing,” said Troberman. “It’s important that we have someone who understands data, content, planning and creative. Eric's experience on the client, agency and media sides of the table will help us continue to lead the way with audio.”

Hadley is an experienced digital sales and marketing executive with roles spanning across a range of marketing and sales positions focusing on consumer, b2b and brand marketing and sales management for large companies, agencies and starts-ups. He has worked at Microsoft, The Weather Channel, Outbrain and most recently was the Chief Marketing Officer of the location marketing platform, GroundTruth. Hadley has been named an American Advertising Federation Hall of Achievement winner and an Ad Age Media Maven. In addition, his work has been recognized and named to top industry awards including the Effie awards and at Cannes Lions.

“I am excited to join the iHeartMedia team,” said Hadley. “As the leader in audio, iHeart has the complete offering needed to help marketers drive results. There are few companies today that have the daily reach and impact of iHeartMedia.”

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.

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