IHeartMedia Riverside (Calif.) says Elston Butler has been named director of sales for the six-station cluster. IHeartMedia St. Louis also announced that Dusty Panhorst has been named program director for KSD(FM), and Jordan DeSocio has been named digital program director for iHeartMedia St. Louis and PD for KBWX(FM).
Butler joins iHeartMedia Riverside from KJLH(FM) in Los Angeles, where he served as local sales manager since 2010. Prior to that, he served as an account manager at CBS Radio Los Angeles and his prior experience includes management roles at Radio Disney, ABC, Future Trends Marketing Group, Evergreen Media and Infinity Broadcasting.
Panhorst previously held the position of assistant PD for KSD. He began his career as an intern in 2005.
DeSocio most recently served as assistant PD for KBWX(FM) and KSLZ(FM). He also previously held programming positions with iHeartMedia in Orlando and Cincinnati.
IHeartMedia Riverside owns and operates KMYT(FM); KGGI(FM); KTMQ(FM); KKDD(AM); KTDD(AM); KFNY(AM); and iHeartMedia St. Louis owns and operates KSLZ(FM), KMJM(FM), KLOU(FM), KSD, KATZ(AM) and KBWX.