Clear Channel Radio named John Ivey senior vice president of programming, the media company announced Monday.
Ivey was previously vice president of programming for Los Angeles. In his new role, the KIIS-FM and KHHT-FM program director will also assist with contemporary hit radio programming and talent development.
“The past two decades at Clear Channel have been a privilege and a pleasure for me. I thank all of my incredibly dedicated colleagues for making those years so rewarding,” Ivey said in a statement. “From our industry-leading programmers and talent to our unmatched relationships with the hottest recording artists – as evident by our history-making music festival in Las Vegas – to everything in between, this truly is a thrilling time to be at Clear Channel and I look forward to what’s to come.”
In other Clear Channel Radio news, Robin Bertolucci extended her contract as program director for KFI AM 640 and KTLK-AM 1150.
“For the past two decades, John has made innumerable contributions to our company’s success, especially over the last 10 years in Los Angeles at KIIS-FM, and Robin has led the iconic KFI brand to unprecedented audience growth and engagement,” said John Hogan, president and CEO, Clear Channel Radio. “As a company, we put a priority on recognizing our high performers with advancement opportunities to grow and develop their careers and we are pleased to have great programming management talent like John and Robin renew their commitment to the Clear Channel team.”