iHeartMedia announced today that Ashley Morrison has been named Program Director for US103.5, Tampa Bay’s #1 For New Country, effective November 16. iHeartMedia Tampa Bay 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 Program Director, Ashley will work closely with all departments to oversee US103.5’s on-air content, digital footprint and music programming. She will report to Tommy Chuck, Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Tampa Bay.
“I could not be more excited for Ashley to join our team at Tampa Bay’s #1 country station, US103.5,” said Tommy Chuck, Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Tampa Bay. “Ashley has been on our radar for several years and I am excited to bring a star programmer over to the iHeartMedia family!”
Ashley joins the iHeartMedia Tampa Bay team from Cox Media Group in Orlando, FL where she most recently served as Assistant Program Director and morning show co-host for WWKA-FM. She was born and raised in the Tampa Bay area and is a graduate of Seminole High School and the University of North Florida.
“I’ve waited for the perfect opportunity to get back home, and it’s here,” said Morrison. “I get to continue being a part of the best format in music and do it closer to family. I appreciate all the mentors and experiences I’ve had that have prepared me for this opportunity to join the incredible team at US103.5. I’m ready to get to work in Tampa Bay!”
iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the Tampa Bay 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 more than 3 billion app downloads and 160 million registered users.