iHeartMedia Names Jay C. Lowe Area President Across the Tulsa and Oklahoma City Markets

OKLAHOMA CITY – January 10, 2022 – iHeartMedia announced today that Jay C. Lowe has been named Area President – Oklahoma, effective immediately. iHeartMedia Oklahoma has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises — both broadcast and digital — encompassing more than 14 stations comprised of music, talk and news formats.

iHeartMedia leads consumer reach and influence across multiple platforms and delivers more live programming than any other media company. As the newly appointed Area President, Lowe will oversee operations at 14 stations including Top 40 KJYO, Country KTST Oklahoma City, the legendary KMOD in Tulsa and The Oklahoma AG Network. Lowe will report to Tony Coles, Division President for iHeartMedia.  

“JC is an impactful leader who has a strong track record of building and developing great teams, serving the community and delivering results,” said Tony Coles, Division President. “We look forward to growing our brands in Tulsa and Oklahoma City under JC’s leadership.”

Lowe is a 30-year broadcast industry veteran who has led radio and television operations across several markets including Austin, TX, Birmingham, AL, and Oklahoma City. He most recently served as Vice President and General Manager of WEAR-TV in Pensacola, FL and WPMI-TV in Mobile, AL. Lowe is a graduate of The American Broadcasting School of Oklahoma.

“It is an honor to be named Area President and I look forward to working alongside Division President Tony Coles and the talented leadership team at iHeartMedia,” said Lowe. “I’m excited to lead the team, leverage new and existing resources to sustain iHeartMedia Oklahoma’s momentum and create new opportunities for growth across the Tulsa and Oklahoma City markets.”

iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in both Tulsa and Oklahoma City with multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service – with 3 billion app downloads and more than 160 million registered users.

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 500 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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