iHeartMedia announced today that Blake Fulton has been named Market President for Birmingham, Tuscaloosa and Huntsville, effective immediately. iHeartMedia North Alabama has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises — both broadcast and digital — encompassing more than twenty stations comprised of music, talk and news formats.
iHeartMedia has the leading consumer reach and influence across multiple platforms and delivers more live programming than any other media company. As Market President, Blake Fulton will be responsible for oversight of all operations in Birmingham, Tuscaloosa and Huntsville. Blake will report to Ronnie Bloodworth, Area President for iHeartMedia Midsouth Area.
“Blake will bring his energy and leadership skills to our teams and help serve our clients, listeners and communities to be the best in the industry. I’m excited for the future,” said Ronnie Bloodworth, Area President for iHeartMedia Midsouth Area.
Blake joins the North Alabama markets from inside iHeartMedia, where he most recently served as the Regional SVPS. Prior to that he served as the one of the principles for Gabriel Media.
“The plan and vision the leadership team at iHeartMedia shared with me, along with the wildly talented teams in Birmingham, Huntsville, and Tuscaloosa, has me beyond excited about the days ahead. I can’t wait to collaborate, both internally and externally, to develop market leading content and drive results for the thriving business communities in these three amazing markets,” said Blake Fulton.
iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the north Alabama markets with multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service – with 3 billion app downloads and more than 160 million registered users.