IHEARTMEDIA MINNEAPOLIS NAMES BEKKI YANG SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES
iHeartMedia announced today that Bekki Yang has been elevated to Senior Vice President of Sales for Minneapolis, 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 Senior Vice President of Sales, Yang will be responsible for overseeing the markets sales strategy and leading a team of four managers and 25 account executives. She will report to Greg Alexander, Market President for iHeartMedia Minneapolis.
“Bekki thinks big and acts big,” said Alexander. “Innovation and creative thinking are at the core of her career success. I’m thrilled to promote her to Senior Vice President of Sales.”
Yang has a 22-year history with iHeartMedia, most recently serving as the Vice President of Sales for iHeartMedia Minneapolis. She began her career with iHeartMedia Milwaukee as an intern and has since taken on multiple roles within the company, from Promotions & Marketing Director for V100.7 (WKKV) to Account Executive for Mix 92.3 (WMXD). She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
“I’ve had a very long career with iHeartMedia and I couldn’t be more excited to take on this new role with the iHeartMedia Minneapolis team,” Yang said. “I look forward to the continued success that Minneapolis has established while adding new ideas and leadership to the team.”
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.