iHeartMedia announced today that Leon Williamson has been named Vice President of Sales for Indianapolis, effective immediately. iHeartMedia Indianapolis has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises – both broadcast and digital – encompassing five stations comprised of Classic Rock, Alternative, Hip Hop and R&B, Sports and Business News.
iHeartMedia has the leading consumer reach and influence across multiple platforms and delivers more live programming than any other media company. As Vice President of Sales, Williamson will work closely with the local sales team, with a goal of meeting and exceeding station revenue and prospecting new business targets. He will report to Kristy Beebe, Market President for Indianapolis.
“We are so excited to welcome Leon to iHeartMedia Indianapolis,” said Beebe. “Leon’s unique skill set and passion to lead our sales team is what we’re most excited about. His familiarity of our brands and products, along with the experience he brings from different sectors will be a tremendous addition to our Indianapolis team.”
Williamson has nearly12 years of broadcast marketing experience and joins the Indianapolis market from the iHeartMedia Miami cluster. Throughout his career he has held various leadership positions, including Local Sales and Digital Sales Manager for Urban One St. Louis. He began his career at Cox Media Group in Miami, Florida, and he is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University.
“I am extremely excited to lead the Indianapolis team with both my professional and personal skills,” said Williamson. “I look forward to creating a legacy and blazing a trail for young professionals in media that share my experience.”