iHeartMedia announced today that Ty Bailey has been named Assistant Program Director for 98.7 WMZQ in Washington, D.C., effective November 27, 2017. iHeartMedia Washington, D.C. has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises — both broadcast and digital — including HOT 99.5, 97.1 WASH-FM, DC101, 98.7 WMZQ, BIG 100 and 104.7 – and produces legendary marquee events including the iHeartRadio HOT 99.5 Jingle Ball, WMZQ Fest and DC101’s Kerfuffle.
iHeartMedia has the leading consumer reach and influence across multiple platforms and delivers more live programming than any other media company. As Assistant Program Director, Bailey will assist in overseeing the station’s on-air and music programming. She will report to Jeff Kapugi, Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia’s Washington, D.C. Region.
“I’m very excited to bring Ty Bailey back to Washington,” said Kapugi. “She’s a proven programming leader and will fit right in at 98.7 WMZQ.”
Ty Bailey returns to the Washington, D.C. Region from WXTB in Tampa, FL, where she most recently served as the Program Director and Morning Show Host. She previously served in the Washington D.C. Region as the Midday host for WWDC and prior to that, Assistant Program Director for WCHH in Baltimore, MD. She began her career at WZNE in Rochester, NY and is a graduate of Ithaca College.
“Being given an opportunity to work alongside Jeff Kapugi and a list of superstar artists such as Garth, Brad, Carrie and others is a dream,” said Bailey. “I could not be more thrilled to return to iHeartMedia DC and help WMZQ conquer our nation’s capital!”
iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the Washington, D.C. market with multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, the leading all-in-one streaming music and live radio service – with more than 1.4 billion app downloads and 100 million registered users.