iHeartMedia announced today that Brett Andrews has been named Senior Vice President of Programming for the Madison and Milwaukee markets as well as Program Director for 95.7 BIG FM and Z104 FM, effective immediately.
iHeartMedia Madison and Milwaukee have strong cross-platform presence and include several iconic brands and franchises — both broadcast and digital — encompassing more than twelve stations comprised of music, talk and news formats.
iHeartMedia has the leading consumer reach and influence across multiple platforms and delivers more live programming than any other media company. As Senior Vice President of Programming and Program Director for 95.7 Big FM and Z104FM, Andrews will be responsible for all programming and digital operations that deliver a strong return on investment for clients reaching consumers through iHeartMedia’s unmatched assets, including on-air, online, social media, personalities, and live events.
He will report to Colleen Valkoun, Market President for iHeartMedia Milwaukee and Jeff Tyler, Area President for iHeartMedia Wisconsin.
Andrews joined iHeartMedia more than 13 years ago and has held programming positions in the St Louis, Madison, Portland, and Milwaukee regions, most recently serving as the Program Director for 95.7 Big FM, Milwaukee, WI.
“Our Wisconsin brands and dedicated teams that operate them are some of the finest in our industry,” said Andrews. “I’m excited to help them continue to make an indelible impact on our communities. Let me express my sincere gratitude to the iHeartMedia leadership team for the opportunity to lead such an amazing team.”
“Brett Andrews has a winning track record,” said Tyler. “His breadth of knowledge, leadership and programming creativity will be a tremendous asset to our team.”
iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the Madison and Milwaukee markets with multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service – with 3 billion app downloads and more than 160 million registered users.