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iHeartMedia Indianapolis Names New Market Prez

Kampmeier announces pending retirement and new successor in North Florida Region

iHeartMedia Indianapolis has chosen Indy native Brad Polston as its new market president. Also, iHeartMedia’s North Florida Region announced that Region Vice President of Programming Chris Kampmeier will retire on Dec. 31, and the company has named Rick Everett as his replacement, effective Jan. 1.

Polston will leverage iHeartMedia Indianapolis’ four brands and assets to provide programming and create revenue opportunities. He will be responsible for all aspects of the market’s operations, a release explained.

Polston has more than 20 years of experience in the industry, most recently serving as general manager for Comcast Spotlight in Indianapolis. Prior to that, he held various sales management positions in Colorado, Utah and the Baltimore region.

iHeartMedia Indianapolis owns and operates WFBQ(FM), WZRL(FM), WOLT(FM) and WNDE(AM).

Chris Kampmeier has more than 45 years of experience in the radio industry. He worked as the SVP of programming for iHeartMedia Orlando for 20 years, as well as the PD for WYNY(FM) in New York and as VP of programming for Transtar/Unistar in Los Angeles. Kampmeier has also worked as a PD at WDAE(AM) in Tampa, Fla.; WPLR(FM) in New Haven, Conn.; KESZ(FM) in Phoenix; and KMGR(FM) in Salt Lake City.

As the new region vice president of programming, Everett will work with station personalities and PDs to oversee on-air content and music programming for 41 radio station brands across eight markets, according to a release.

Rick Everett has worked with iHeartMedia Orlando for 19 years, most recently serving as program director for WJRR(FM) and WYGM(AM/FM)/96.9 The Game, and director of marketing and promotions for the Orlando market. His experience also includes various programming and promotions positions in Jacksonville, Fla.

iHeartMedia Orlando owns and operates WRUM(FM), WJRR(FM), WMGF(HD), WTKS(FM), WTKS(HD), WXXL(FM), WMGF(FM), WFLF(AM) and WYGM.

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