Owen Grover Rises To EVP/GM Of Content Development & Distribution At iHeartMedia
June 2, 2016 at 8:34 AM (PT)
iHEARTMEDIA has appointed OWEN GROVER as EVP & GM/Content Development & Distribution. In a memo to staffers, iHEARTRADIO & iHEARTMEDIA NETWORKS Pres. DARREN DAVIS wrote, "He will oversee the creation and distribution of content across our network of station and personality sites, and to the many third party social platforms that have become such critical engagement vehicles for us. He and his team will be charged with establishing new standards, systems, and best practices for the development of compelling, innovative editorial & video assets as well as the audience growth strategies to ensure that our key digital platforms continue to flourish. This team will unite several currently distinct teams to take best advantage of our scale and resources. OWEN will work closely with our sales team, our marketing team, INA BURKE and her short-form video production team, and our digital product teams to maximize revenue and distribution opportunities.
"In his 10+ years at iHEARTMEDIA, OWEN has been a critical contributor to the company’s evolution into a true multi-platform media and entertainment entity. His experience spans the build-out of our digital network, the creation of iHEARTRADIO, and the establishment of key entertainment properties such as the iHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS. In his most recent role as SVP/GM of iHEARTRADIO, he’s steered us towards audience and revenue growth while ably overseeing day-to-day operations."