Jules Riley Rises To SVP/Programming For iHeartMedia St. Louis

Jules Riley 93.7 The Bull KSD-FM St. Louis iHeartMediaiHeartMedia has promoted Jules Riley to Senior Vice President of Programming for their St. Louis cluster.

Riley joined the cluster in November 2016 as PD of Classic Hits 103.3 KLOU and added the same duties for Country “93.7 The Bull” KSD in April 2017.

Riley will now add oversight of Urban “100.3 The Beat” KATZ-FM, Urban AC “Majic 103.7” W279AQ, Alternative “Alt 104.9” KLLT, CHR “Z107.7” KSLZ, and Gospel “Hallelujah 1600” KATZ while reporting to Regional SVP/Programming Greg Chance.

This is Riley’s second tour in St. Louis as she previously programmed Variety Hits “106.5 The Arch” WARH and Rhythmic AC “Movin 101.1” WMVN from 2005-2008. She has also served as Operations Manager for Scripps Tulsa and programmed in Philadelphia, Phoenix, Wichita, and Wilkes-Barre.

HeartMedia announced today that Jules Riley has been named Senior Vice President of Programming for St. Louis, effective immediately. iHeartMedia St. Louis has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands KLOU-FM, KSD-FM, KSLZ-FM, KATZ-FM, KLLT-FM, KATZ –HD, KATZ-AM, and franchises — both broadcast and digital.

iHeartMedia has the leading consumer reach and influence across multiple platforms and delivers more live programming than any other media company. As Senior Vice President of Programming, Riley will oversee all 7 stations in St. Louis and will report to Greg Chance, Region Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia St. Louis Region.

“Jules has done an amazing job programming 103.3 KLOU and 93.7 The Bull since joining us last year and has truly earned this leadership role,” said Derrick Martin, President of St. Louis Region. “

Riley has over 15 years of experience in radio, which included roles such as Operations Manager, Brand Manager, Program Director, On-air Personality and Voice Talent. Before she began programming 103.3. KLOU and 93.7 The Bull in April 2017, she served as Operations Manager/Brand Manager for KVOO-FM in Tulsa, OK. Prior to that, Riley was Program Director for WARH-FM and WMVN in St. Louis, where she was named one of Radio Ink’s Best Program Directors in America in 2007. Her extensive programming background also includes stations in Phoenix, AZ; Philadelphia, PA; Wilkes-Barre, PA; and Wichita, KS

“I have truly enjoyed working with the KLOU and KSD teams.  I look forward to working with the entire iHeart St. Louis group to continue further growth and to keep our stations and brands leaders in the market.  Thanks to Derrick Martin, Greg Chance, Tony Coles and Maynard for this opportunity.”

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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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