iHeartMedia Ups Four in Programming

Shifts happen in Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Nashville
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Gator Harrison has been named senior vice president of programming for the Nashville market. He succeeds Michael Bryan. Harrison will continue to serve as brand coordinator for the iHeartCountry team.

He will report to iHeartMedia Nashville Region SVP of Programming and Brand Manager for iHeartCountry Rod Phillips.

Harrison previously worked as the SVP of programming for iHeartMedia Chattanooga, where he oversaw all aspects of on-air and online programming for the market’s five brands.

 iHeartMedia Nashville includes WSIX(FM), WUBT(FM), WNRQ(FM), WNRQ(HD), WRVW(FM) and WLAC(AM).

Kelsie Loos will serve as digital program director for iHeartMedia San Francisco, effective Sept. 19. She will replace Michelle Lin, who was promoted to digital program director for iHeartMedia Los Angeles, and iHeartMedia Portland is currently accepting applications for their vacant digital program director position.

Loos will oversee digital strategy for the market’s five station brands. She previously served as the digital program director for iHeartMedia Portland for four years.

iHeartMedia San Francisco operates KIOI(FM), KISQ(FM), KMEL(FM), KOSF(FM) and KYLD(FM) and is part of iHeartMedia.

Portland, Ore., station KEX(AM) has named Cort Webber program director.

He is an Oregon native and has worked in Portland radio for 21 years, joining iHeartMedia in 2010. Webber has been the assistant program director of KEX since 2011 and is on-air on KFBW(FM), where he also serves as APD.

iHeartMedia Portland owns and operates KKCW(FM), KLTH(FM), KFBW(FM), KKRZ(FM), KXJM(FM), KEX(AM), KPOJ(AM), KKRZ(HD) and KFBW(HD).

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