Jacobs Media Honors iHeartRadio As 'Most Innovative'
April 10, 2015 at 4:05 AM (PT)
Each week, JACOBS MEDIA honors an "innovative" member of our business. This week, they've chosen iHEARTRADIO, writing, "It’s no secret that the ways in which listeners are consuming audio is shifting constantly and has been for some time. The ubiquity of smartphones and the growth of streaming all but require radio stations to deliver their content in ways that consumers can access without having a radio nearby.
"iHEARTRADIO, the platform launched by CLEAR CHANNEL (now iHEARTMEDIA), now makes more than 2,000 broadcast radio stations across 150 markets available in one place. Participating companies include GREATER MEDIA, COX, EMMIS, CUMULUS and UNIVISION, along with public radio stations like WNYC and EMF’s AIR1 and K-LOVE. From the start, it’s been an ambitious project with the goal of giving radio content a strong presence everywhere listeners are headed.
"CLEAR CHANNEL was very early with iHEARTRADIO and the platform has evolved and expanded since its birth exactly seven years ago in 2008."
Read the full blog post here.