iHeartMedia CHR “Z100” WHTZ Newark NJ/New York has named Joe ‘Brady’ Blum as late night host and music coordinator.
Brady joins Z100 from sister CHR “Power 93.3” KPWX Seattle where he has been hosting nights since the station’s launch earlier this year along with the usual iHeart voicetracking for other markets. He has also worked for Alpha Media’s “Live 95.5” KBFF Portland and Artistic Media Partners’ “Z96.5 WAZY Lafayette IN.
He will debut in New York on Monday, January 9 in the 10pm-2am slot.
iHeartMedia New York today announced that popular Seattle radio personality Brady has been named the Late Night Host and Music Coordinator for Z100, New York’s No. 1 Hit Music Station, effective January 9, 2017. Brady’s show will broadcast weeknights from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
iHeartMedia has massive consumer reach and influence across multiple platforms and delivers more live programming than any other media company. Brady’s show will feature hit songs from recording artists such as Justin Bieber, The Chainsmokers, Ariana Grande, and The Weeknd. Brady’s interactive show will entertain late night listeners with his unique sense of humor and his amusing take on pop culture news, as well as invite fans to call in and request their favorite songs.
“We’re extremely excited to have one of the brightest young up-and-coming talent join our family at Z100,” said Mark Medina, Program Director for Z100. “Brady’s love for the brand and his unique insight into the millennial mind will be a great asset both on air and inside the Z100 programming department.”
Previously, Brady was a nighttime on-air personality for KPWK in Seattle, WA. He also hosted nights for KBFF in Portland, OR and for WAZY in Lafayette, IN. Brady was born and raised in Detroit, where he worked as a producer and on-air personality for WYCD and WDZH after high school.
“I can’t believe this is real life,” said Brady. “The fact that I’ll get to crack the mic and say Z100, New York’s No. 1 Hit Music Station every night is a dream come true. Plus, to be in the presence of legends like Elvis Duran, Mo Bounce and Maxwell is so exciting. Words can’t even express how grateful I am to the iHeartMedia family for this once in a lifetime opportunity.
Z100 is a leading media outlet in the New York market. Its radio brand and content are available across multiple platforms, including its broadcast station; online via its branded digital site www.z100.com; mobile; and social, with nationwide listening through iHeartRadio, the all-in-one streaming music and live radio service – with its more than a billion downloads and 90 million registered users.