Earl Jones Returns To iHeartMedia/Louisville Market President Post
November 2, 2015 at 7:07 AM (PT)
iHEARTMEDIA SVP/Urban Operations EARL JONES has been named Market President for the company's LOUISVILLE stations, including News-Talk WHAS-A, Country WAMZ, Classic Rock WQMF (95.7 QMF), Active Rock WTFX (93.1 THE FOX), Top 40 WNRW (98.9 RADIO NOW), Hot AC WLGX (100.5 MYfm), Sports WKRD-A (790 KRD), and News-Talk WKJK-A (TALKRADIO 1080).
JONES has been Market Manager of the LOUISVILLE cluster before, and served as Market President of CHICAGO and Regional VP for the CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE, MADISON, and EAU CLAIRE markets and the FRANKFORT, LOUISVILLE, INDIANAPOLIS, LEXINGTON, and SOMERSET; he also played Defensive Back for the ATLANTA FALCONS in 1980-83.
"EARL is a proven leader and a coach, he leads by example and works tirelessly in the community," said Pres. of Operations, Regional Markets MATT MARTIN. "We're thrilled that he will once again be leading our extremely talented LOUISVILLE team."
"I'm really looking forward to returning to the iHEARTMEDIA LOUISVILLE family and helping to increase the value of our assets in KENTUCKY," said JONES. "I am excited to make this my primary responsibility while still having the opportunity to work on select projects with our Urban brands."