Andy West Joins iHeartRadio As Creative Services/Imaging Director

iheartradio iheart iheartmediaCBS Radio Atlanta Imaging Director Andy West is joining iHeartRadio as Creative Services & Imaging Director for the streaming product team.

West will be based in Atlanta where he will work on imaging for iHeartRadio’s digital only stations and collaborate with other divisions to develop new features and content for the app. West has previously handled imagining for many station across the country including WWWQ/WNNX Atlanta, KRBE Houston, KRBZ Kansas City, WPLY Philadelphia, WPST Trenton, and WBIX/WTJM New York.

iHeartRadio recently named Andy West as the Creative Services & Imaging Director for the iHeartRadio product team.

West will oversee a network of producers to develop and produce fresh format specific on-air content as it relates to the iHeartRadio app, which will air across iHeartMedia’s network of 850+ radio stations. He will also collaborate with Marketing, Operations, Sales and senior management to create innovative new features and content for iHeartRadio, as well as manage the imaging for iHeartRadio’s digital only stations. West will work alongside fellow Creative Services & Imaging Director Ricky Roo and report to Bill Cahill, Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia, and will be based in Atlanta.

“Andy is a true creative, a great writer and a production talent I have admired for years,” said Chris Williams, Chief Product Officer for iHeartRadio. “I’m thrilled to have him join our team and really focus on how we communicate to the quarter-billion Americans that iHeartMedia reaches each month about iHeartRadio and our new on demand services, iHeartRadio Plus and iHeartRadio All Access.”

“I am beyond excited to work with the brilliant team at iHeartRadio,” said West. “To be able to put my energy into this amazing brand that continues to grow, while working with some of the best minds in the industry – it’s a dream come true! Let’s go!”

Previously, West served as the Imaging Director for CBS Radio in Atlanta while also working as the Imaging Director for the Atlanta Falcons & Atlanta Hawks Radio Networks. Throughout his career has also worked as the Imaging Director for Cumulus’ Q100, 99X and Rock 100.5 in Atlanta; KRBZ in Kansas City; KRBE in Houston; WBIX and WTJM in New York; WPST in Trenton; WPLY in Philadelphia; and WWMX in Baltimore.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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