iHeartMedia announced that Mike Killabrew was named senior vice president of programming for Indianapolis, and Steve Mullins was named senior vice president of sales for Arizona properties.
As SVP of programming and of sales, Killabrew and Mullins work with talent and programming staff to deliver opportunities to reach listeners through iHeartMedia’s operations.
Killabrew also works closely with the iHeartMedia sales teams to provide benefits to their advertisers by offering more efficiency, effectiveness and a higher return on investment, according to a release from iHeartMedia. In addition, Killabrew also serves as program director for WFBQ(FM) and WOLT(FM).
“With more than two decades of programming experience at the local level, Mike understands the importance of aligning our on-air, digital content and marketing strategies across all platforms,” said Earl Jones, iHeartmedia’s Kentucky-Indiana region president.
“I’ve programmed, led, and have been fortunate to be a part of amazing teams throughout my career,” said Killabrew.
Arizona Region President Linda Little praised Mullins’ experience, according to the announcement. “I am very excited to have Steve join us in Arizona, and I know he will help us continue to build and grow the talents and expertise of the strong team we have here,” said Little.
Prior to iHeartMedia, Mullins’ sports and advertising career began in 2004 with CBS Sports Properties. In 2007 he joined the Arizona Diamondbacks where he worked for over six years as vice president of corporate partnerships. Most recently, stated the announcement, Mullins served as the vice president of corporate partnerships and premium seating for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx.
Mullins said he and his wife were excited to return to Arizona. “I am thrilled to join the iHeartMedia family and hope that my experience in professional and collegiate sports can add to an already talented team,” he said.