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MURPHY UPPED TO KIIS-FM PD

Beata Murphy has been named Program Director for iHeartMedia's KIIS FM in Los Angeles.

She will report to John Peake, Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Los Angeles.

“Programming KIIS FM is a job for the best and brightest, which makes Beata the perfect leader for this legendary brand,” said Peake. “She’s joining the ranks of some of our industry’s finest and most elite programmers. Beata is a fresh and forward thinker, has multi-format experience, is a savvy talent coach and has impeccable industry relationships that will further elevate the KIIS FM brand to stellar ratings, revenue and digital innovation.”

“My time at KIIS FM has been filled with impassioned and winning teamwork from a staff of truly unmatched talent,” Beata's quote reads. “This new chapter represents every ambition I have worked, planned and hoped for throughout my career. My gratitude is matched only by my enthusiasm to get started. Thanks always to Tom PolemanJohn IveyKevin LeGrett and John Peake for this thrilling opportunity. To all of you who have put your faith in me through this incredible new role—and especially the women reading this news—I won’t let you down.”

Beata began her career in radio in 1999 at WLLD in Tampa, Fla., while still in college. From there she became National Director at Jive Records in 2006, continuing her career helping develop radio marketing plans for artists such as Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears and Usher. In 2013, Beata was hired as APD/MD for KIIS.

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