iHeartMedia promotes Bobby Bones to country music leadership role

iHeartMedia announced that Bobby Bones has been promoted to the role of VP, creative director of iHeartCountry. The radio personality hosts The Bobby Bones Show and Country Top 30 with Bobby Bones, and will continue to lead those programs following the promotion. He’s also an established podcaster, and is the center of the Nashville Podcast Network, which includes his show BobbyCast and is available on iHeartRadio.

“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,” iHeartMedia​ Chairman and CEO Bob Pittman said. “He has created a relatable, fun and engaging brand of entertainment that drives unmatched results for our advertising and partners. We’re proud to be in the Country music business with Bobby, and look forward to developing new and exciting ways to reach this expanding community.”

Anna Washenko