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BONES EXPANDS iHEART ROLE

iHeartMedia has renewed and expanded its relationship with radio personality Bobby Bones, making him Vice President, Creative Director of iHeartCountry. He will work with iHeartMedia on joint ventures and new creative programming initiatives, including executive producing a new one-hour weekend program, “Women of iHeartCountry.”

Co-hosted by Bones and Amy Brown, "Women of iHeartCountry” will feature music from established female artists and up-and-comers, with weekly guest appearances by other iHeartMedia female air personalities. The new show will be available to Mainstream and Country stations nationwide as well as on iHeartRadio beginning later this summer.

"Country continues to be one of the fastest-growing music formats and Bobby is the leading on-air personality connecting with Country fans across multiple platforms nationwide," said Bob Pittman, Chairman and CEO of iHeartMedia. "He has created a relatable, fun and engaging brand of entertainment that drives unmatched results for our advertising and partners.

Bones is the host of the Premiere-syndicated The Bobby Bones ShowCountry Top 30 with Bobby Bones and the popular BobbyCast podcast. He will continue to participate in iHeartMedia's marquee live events including the iHeartRadio Music Festival and iHeartRadio Music Awards, and host the iHeartCountry Festival and iHeartRadio album release parties.

Bones noted, "This is the opportunity I've been chasing my entire career."

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