iHeartMedia Names Alexis Ginas President of the Los Angeles Region

Los Angeles, CA – July 12, 2021 – iHeartMedia announced today that Alexis Ginas has been named President of the iHeartMedia Los Angeles Region, effective immediately and will report to Kevin LeGrett, Division President of the Markets Group and newly appointed President of iHeartMedia Sports. 

iHeartMedia Los Angeles has the greatest reach of all local media in the Los Angeles market with its broadcast assets alone and is the number one audio company through its major consumer platforms including broadcast, digital, podcast, social, influencers, live events, data and experiential assets.  Its iconic brands, influencers and franchises include KIIS-FM, KOST-FM, ALT 98.7 FM, MY-FM, KFI; Ryan Seacrest, Big Boy, Woody, Ellen K, Bill Handel, Mario Lopez, Valentine, The Cruz Show and others; Wango Tango, Jingle Ball, ALT Summer Camp, and is home to the Dodgers, the Clippers, the Chargers and UCLA. 

“We are excited that Alexis will be leading our largest revenue region,” said LeGrett.  “Her unique skills and broad media and entertainment experience will add a new dimension to our LA offerings for both our consumers and clients.” 

Ginas succeeds LeGrett, who is transitioning from his role as head of the Los Angeles Region, but will continue as Division President for the iHeartMedia Markets Group and adds new responsibilities as the President of iHeartMedia Sports.

“Alexis is a fantastic new leader for our Los Angeles team and our entire company,” said Hartley Adkins, President of the iHeartMedia Markets Group. “The breadth of experience she brings from different sectors will be ideal as iHeartMedia, the multiple platform audio leader, continues to evolve to meet the needs of our listeners, clients and the LA community.”

Ginas is an Emmy Award-winning media and technology executive with over 20 years of experience. She sets the vision for complex, large-scale media businesses and has a track record of creating groundbreaking marketing strategies with a lens towards audience expansion and profitability. She was part of two IPO leadership teams, including The Match Group, and joins iHeartMedia Los Angeles from Madison Valley, a media and technology consulting practice that she founded focused on revenue strategy and operations. Her background also includes serving as Senior Vice President of Cross Platform Solutions at Fox Sports, Vice President and Head of Global Brand Solutions at The Match Group, and Senior Vice President of Global Brand Partnerships at SFX Entertainment. Prior to SFX, she held a variety of senior posts at flagship companies including Viacom, Warner Music and Hearst.  She earned her BA and MBA from Bentley College. 

“I am thrilled to join iHeartMedia’s respected Los Angeles team,” said Ginas. “iHeartMedia Los Angeles is home to some of the most influential brands, talent and events in music, news and entertainment, but what really drives its success are the talented people who work there. I am proud to now be one of them.” 

About iHeartMedia, Inc.

iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. It consists of three business groups.

With its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, the iHeartMedia Multiplatform Group has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. Its leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 860 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide; its National Sales organization; and the company’s live and virtual events business. It also includes Premiere Networks, the industry’s largest Networks business, with its Total Traffic and Weather Network (TTWN); and BIN: Black Information Network, the first and only 24/7 national and local all news audio service for the Black community. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio suite of data targeting and attribution products using data from its massive consumer base.

The iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group includes the company’s fast-growing podcasting business -- iHeartMedia is the number one podcast publisher in downloads, unique listeners, revenue and earnings -- as well as its industry-leading iHeartRadio digital service, available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices; the company’s digital sites, newsletters, digital services and programs; its digital advertising technology companies; and its audio industry-leading social media footprint.

The company’s Audio & Media Services reportable segment includes Katz Media Group, the nation’s largest media representation company, and RCS, the world's leading provider of broadcast and webcast software.

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