iHeartMedia Minneapolis announced today that AJ Mansour has been named Vice President of Digital Sales, effective immediately. iHeartMedia Minneapolis has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises — both broadcast and digital — encompassing more than nine 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 Vice President of Digital Sales, Mansour will be responsible for leading iHeartMedia Minneapolis’ team of Account Executives in driving digital sales and growth for the market. He will report to Bekki Yang, Senior Vice President of Sales for iHeartMedia Minneapolis.
“AJ has always been at the forefront of digital innovation here at iHeartMedia Minneapolis. He is the root behind the success we are now seeing with our radio stations’ brands both digitally and socially,” said Yang. As we continue to expand our scale and reach, we couldn’t be more excited to have AJ join our sales leadership team to lead the charge for us”.
Mansour began his career at iHeartMedia in 2007 with KFAN and is a graduate of Bethel University in St. Paul, MN. Mansour served as the region’s Digital Content Director and on air with KFAN Sports Radio and the Vikings Radio Network.
“I’m incredibly excited to embark on this new adventure with iHeartMedia Minneapolis as the new Vice President of Digital Sales,” Mansour said. “My skills and expertise in digital and social content development along with the excitement and energy being pumped into the world of digital sales will offer unique opportunities and perspectives for our partners”.
iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the Minneapolis market 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 150 million registered users.