iHeartMedia/Sacramento Names Curtiss Johnson SVP/Programming
April 8, 2016 at 11:13 AM (PT)
iHEARTMEDIA/SACRAMENTO has appointed CURTISS JOHNSON SVP/Programming, effective immediately. Most recently, JOHNSON was PD at WDRV (97.1 THE DRIVE)/CHICAGO.
JOHNSON is a 30-plus-year radio and media veteran who previously spent a combined 20 years in SACRAMENTO, serving as Station Manager and PD for KSEG, KRXQ and KWOD. He'll oversee Country KBEB (B-92.5), Classic Rock KQJK HD-2 (THE BREW), Hip-Hop/R&B Old School KHYL (V-101), Adult Hits KQJK (JACK FM), Talk KSTE-A, and News/Talk simulcast of KFBK and KFBK-A,
“I’m thrilled to bring CURTISS JOHNSON back to SACRAMENTO as our SVP/Programming,” iHEARTMEDIA/SACRAMENTO Market Pres. SARA MCCLURE said. “CURTISS’ experience and relationships in SACRAMENTO are perfectly suited for our programming and client needs. I look forward to partnering with him to take iHEARTMEDIA/SACRAMENTO to new heights.”
“CURTISS is not only an experienced programmer, but his leadership and strategic skillset are a perfect fit for this role,” iHEARTMEDIA West Division EVP STEVE GEOFFERIES said. “I’m looking forward to working with him and watching his growth at iHEARTMEDIA.”
“I’m excited and honored by the opportunity to become SVP/Programming for iHEARTMEDIA/SACRAMENTO,” JOHNSON said. “iHEARTMEDIA has a tremendous portfolio of legendary media brands and talent in the SACRAMENTO market. The iHEARTMEDIA/SACRAMENTO team already feels like family. The building is full of people I have immense respect for and consider friends. I can’t wait to start working with the entire team.”