iHeartMedia Denver has named Ryan Clune as SVP of sales and Michael Souza as SVP of strategic partnerships.
Clune and Souza will work to oversee all sales operations for the eight-station market and will create multimedia solutions for clients, a release said.
Clune is an 11-year radio veteran who previously served as the regional vice president of sales for iHeartMedia Denver, as well as the director of integrated media for the market. Prior to working in Denver, he served as the director of sales for iHeartMedia Tucson, local sales manager for iHeartMedia Denver’s KRFX and KBPI and as an account executive for CBS Radio in Atlanta.
Souza has 20 years in the advertising industry with an agency roster, including: Hal Riney & Partners, J Walter Thompson, Mullen and Mindshare. He co-led Sprint’s post and prepaid wireless brands over a 10-year period. In addition, he led global media account operations for Amazon’s tablet and e-reader lines of business.
iHeartMedia Denver includes KBCO(FM), KBPI(FM), KTCL(FM), KPTT(FM), KRFX(FM), KHOW(AM), KDSP(AM) and KOA(AM/FM).
iHeartMedia also says Zac Davis has been named senior vice president of programming for the Richmond market, which covers WRVQ(FM/HD-2), WTVR(FM), KABF(FM), WRXL(FM), WBTJ(FM), WRNL(AM) and WRVA(AM).
He will oversee on-air, digital and music programming for the radio station brands and their local events and will report to Market President Rick Green.
Davis previously worked as the PD for WKSS(FM) and WKCI(FM) for iHeartMedia Hartford / New Haven, Conn. He also served as the SVP of programming, PD and morning on-air personality for country format tation Gator 107.9 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Davis has also worked in Raleigh, N.C.; Denver; Modesto/Stockton, Calif.; Greensboro, N.C.; Melbourne, Fla.; and Salt Lake City. He began his career at Florida State University’s WWLD(FM) in Tallahassee, Fla.
Additionally, Milwaukee’s WOKY(AM) says Packers rookie defensive lineman Kenny Clark and Green Bay legend Gilbert “The Gravedigger” Brown will join the programming lineup on “Green & Gold Wednesday” broadcasts during the football season. Their first broadcasts will be Sept. 14.
Clark was the Packers’ first-round pick in the 2016 draft and will join “The Mike Heller Show” on Wednesdays from 3 – 6 p.m. via The Stadium View Bar & Grille in Green Bay. Heller is a 25-year broadcast veteran whose show also airs on The Big 1070 in Madison, The Score 1570/95.3 in Appleton and on Sports Fan 100.5 in Wausau.
Brown had two stints in Green Bay from 1993–1999 and 2001–2003, will join “The Mitch Nelles Show” on Wednesdays from 1–3 p.m. He will also make monthly appearances during the show’s live remote broadcasts at The Crest in Waukesha.
iHeartMedia Milwaukee owns and operates WRIT(FM), WRNW(FM), WKKV(FM), WMIL(FM), WOKY(AM), WISN(AM) and is part of iHeartMedia.