IHEARTMEDIA NEW ORLEANS NAMES TORI KAHL MARKET PRESIDENT
NEW ORLEANS – January 28, 2019 – iHeartMedia announced today that Tori Kahl has been named Market President for the New Orleans market, effective immediately. iHeartMedia New Orleans has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises — both broadcast and digital — encompassing eight 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, Kahl will work closely with the programming, business and sales teams and will oversee the markets on-air and digital programming as well as create new business and revenue growth opportunities. Kahl will report to Michael Hudson, Area President for iHeartMedia Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
“iHeartMedia is big on promoting our superstars within the company,” said Hudson. “Tori has done an incredible job growing our Mobile properties and its employees. I have no doubt that Tori Kahl will do great things for the New Orleans market.”
Kahl joins the New Orleans market from iHeartMedia Mobile-Pensacola, where she most recently served as Senior Vice President of Sales. In addition, she also served as General Sales Manager and Account Executive for iHeartMedia Mobile-Pensacola. She began her career at ADX Communications and is a graduate of Louisiana State University.
“We’re excited to have Tori lead our talented New Orleans team,” said Eddie Martiny, Region President for iHeartMedia Houston, New Orleans and Baton Rouge. “She brings intelligence, an amazing work ethic, and enthusiasm that will be contagious – Not to mention she’s an LSU graduate and we’ve had amazing success when hiring Tigers!”
“As I join the iHeartMedia New Orleans team, I am humbled to have the opportunity to work alongside some of the most talented professionals in the industry, representing the power of iHeartMedia and the heritage of our brands in the market,” said Kahl. The city of New Orleans, its culture and its people are unparalleled. I am born and raised in Louisiana –It feels good to be home!”
iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the Houston/Louisiana Region market 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 more than 2 billion app downloads and 125 million registered users.