Scott Hopeck Named President Of iHeartMedia/New York
April 20, 2015 at 8:11 AM (PT)
iHEARTMEDIA has named SCOTT HOPECK as President of its NEW YORK market, effective immediately. The NEW YORK cluster includes Top 40 WKTU, Classic Rock WAXQ (Q104.3), Top 40 WHTZ (Z100), AC WLTW (106.7 LITE FM), Urban WWPR (POWER 105.1) and Talk WOR-A, home of THE NEW YORK METS.
HOPECK is a 20- year media veteran with extensive experience in digital, sports, marketing and revenue. He has been with iHEARTMEDIA for more than 10 years, most recently serving as Market Pres. for iHEARTMEDIA/PHOENIX. He also previously served as SVP/Sales for iHEARTMEDIA/ATLANTA and GM of the company's BRAVES RADIO NETWORK. Prior to iHEARTMEDIA, HOPECK held positions at CBS RADIO and VIACOM. HOPECK will report to EVP/Ops HARTLEY ADKINS.
"SCOTT's unique skills and experience in digital and technology are perfect for the evolution of this market from traditional media to world-class multiplatform media with a tremendous impact on advertisers," said ADKINS. "Additionally, his sports and MLB experience is ideal for the important and unique opportunities we have in NEW YORK."
"iHEARTMEDIA's NEW YORK team is incredibly talented, and I'm so pleased to be able to play a leadership role in the future success of this high performing and competitive group," said HOPECK. "This is a very exciting time for iHEARTMEDIA as we continually expand our presence across so many diverse media platforms, and I'm looking forward to delivering the best experience for our listeners and incredible results for our partners."