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Daily Domains 11/15: An Alt Blocker In New York?

With the growing rumors of Entercom bringing the Alternative format to some major markets, iHeartMedia as thrown the first salvo by blocking usage of the “Alt” brand in New York. iHeart, which utilizes that branding in multiple markets like Los Angeles, St. Louis, and Indianapolis, registered Alt104.com and Alt1043.com. Now the chance of iHeart blowing up Classic Rock “Q104.3” WAXQ to Alternative is less than 1 percent, however iHeart has debuted its “Alternative Project” premium choice programming feed on WAXQ-HD3. By doing so iHeart has established first usage of the “Alt” brand in the market preventing Entercom from launching a station with that branding. Smart blocking and potentially just one of many little battles coming in the upcoming...[Read More]

iHeart Names Two New VP/Sales For New York Stations

iHeartMedia has promoted Todd Moskowitz and Marc Siegel to Vice President of Sales for stations in its New York region. Moskowitz joins iHeart to oversee sales for Talk 710 WOR. He most recently served as Market President for Townsquare Media Danbury CT and has also worked in sales for Cumulus Bridgeport, CBS Radio Hartford, and CBS’ 1010 WINS New York. Marc Siegel, who joined iHeartMedia New York as a Sales Manager earlier this year, will serve as VP/Sales for Classic Rock “Q104.3” WAXQ. Siegel has previously worked as head of Global Audio Sales for Bloomberg and Local Sales Manager for New York Public Radio. iHeartMedia announced today that Todd Moskowitz and Marc Siegel have been named Vice President of Sales for the New York Region, effective immediately. iHeartMedia ...[Read More]