iHeartMedia Names Adam Weiss VP/Political Strategy
October 23, 2015 at 6:28 AM (PT)
iHEARTMEDIA has named former DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE Independent Expenditure manager ADAM WEISS as VP/Political Strategy, based in WASHINGTON and reporting to SVP/Political Sales and Strategy KENNY DAY.
WEISS, whose resumé includes work for the AFL-CIO and on several campaigns, will manage the company's relationships with progressive political entities and campaigns and will help run the iHEARTMEDIA Campaign 2016 Command Center (the “War Room”), which will track over 1,000 national, statewide and local elections across more than 150 markets.
DAY said, "ADAM's hands-on experience running Congressional races for the DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE gives him rare tactical campaign experience and a strong political network that makes him the perfect person to help lead iHEARTMEDIA’s political strategy. He has an innate ability to think strategically and creatively to deliver results, as well as a talent for managing projects and people, that will be indispensable as we collaborate with our political and issue partners during the 2016 election cycle.”
“iHEARTMEDIA has an unparalleled ability to provide its political partners with cutting-edge opportunities to get their message directly to key consumers,” added WEISS. “I’m thrilled for the opportunity to join iHEARTMEDIA’s world-class political strategy team and I look forward to helping progressive campaigns harness the power of the iHEARTMEDIA platform to effectively and efficiently target voters during such an exciting election cycle."