Angie Ward, who had been Music Director, will continue as Assistant Program Director/Midday Host. Maher has also worked as APD/MD at “Kiss 95.1” WNKS Charlotte.
iHeartMedia announced today that Jeremy “Otis” Maher has been named Afternoon Drive Personality and Music Director for 94.9 The Bull, Today’s Best Country, effective Monday, February 6, 2017. iHeartMedia Atlanta has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises — both broadcast and digital — including Power 96.1, Radio 105.7, El Patron 105.3, 92.3 & 96.7 The Beat, and 640 WGST – and produces legendary marquee events including Jingle Ball, The Bull’s Green Solo Cup Party, Radio 105.7’s Saints & Sinners Ball and more.
iHeartMedia has massive consumer reach and influence across multiple platforms and delivers more live programming than any other media company. Otis will entertain the Atlanta Country audience weekday afternoons while playing music from the biggest Country artists such as Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, and Zac Brown Band. As the Music Director, Otis will support 94.9 The Bull and iHeartMedia Atlanta’s programming team. Angie Ward will continue as the station’s Assistant Program Director (APD) and Midday Air Personality.
“I am so excited to join Brian Michel and the iHeartMedia team on one of the biggest Country stations in the nation!” said Otis. “I can’t wait to bring a high energy, ultra-interactive show to The Bull’s listeners.”
Otis previously worked as the program director and was on afternoons with 99.7 DJX in Louisville, KY. Prior to that, he worked as the assistant program director and music director at Kiss 95.1 in Charlotte, NC.
“I am thrilled to add another high quality programmer and talent on our team. We’re committed to creating the very best live and local experience for our Atlanta audience,” said Brian Michel, Region Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Atlanta. “Otis has a great track record and is talented on so many fronts. He’s a perfect fit for our cluster.”
iHeartMedia is a leading media outlet in the Atlanta market and its content is available across multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; online via its branded digital sites; 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 95 million registered users.