Bob Pittman

IHeartMedia’s NYC Outpost Is Modular and Modern

A radio broadcasting and out-of-home advertising company, iHeartMedia is thriving in an era of streaming services and banner ads. The cheekily named company—formerly Clear Channel Communications—knows that the devil is […]

Facetime: Swanky Events Kick Off the Summer

The media world kicked off summer with soirees in Cannes, France. Back stateside, magazines, TV networks and more welcomed the heat.

IHeart Radio’s Bob Pittman Has Heard the Future, and It’s Not Just Japanese Robots

Given that radio's his main business, Bob Pittman has spent a good part of Consumer Electronics Show 2015 on the lookout for cool innovations in the audio world.

Ross Levinsohn Joins Scout Media as Executive Chairman

Scout Media, a men's sports and lifestyle digital publisher, has appointed Ross Levinsohn to executive chairman, the company's CEO James Heckman announced.

Clear Channel Says Radio Hosts Are Still Relevant

Radio isn’t dead.

Horizon Inks $100 Million Deal With Clear Channel

Horizon Media has just inked a $100 million upfront deal—with a radio company? Well, yes and no.

NBCUniversal Invests in Mobile Startup NowThis News

As the audience for TV news ages, NBCUniversal News Group wants to make sure that it has a pulse on those mobile-first millennials.

MTV Founder Bob Pittman Is Our First Media Visionary

Bob Pittman had no intention of putting lipstick on a pig. The native Southerner and C-suite veteran, who was semi-retired a few years ago and overseeing private equity firm Pilot Group, was looking for a canny investment, a hidden gem with undiscovered value and untapped potential.

Clear Channel CEO Bob Pittman Says Don’t Follow the Digital Hype

When you’re trying to understand disruption in any industry, the most important thing to remember is, ignore the conventional wisdom. That means, don’t follow the technology and don’t follow the hype—follow the consumer. The digital disruption we’re in the middle of today makes complete sense to people who keep a close eye on consumer behavior.

NowThis News Attracts High-Profile Supporters

Coming soon to NowThis News: native ads and big-name investors. The New York-based startup, which describes itself as a mobile-centric news outlet for millennials, plans this summer to introduce sponsored video content to its mix of newsy and offbeat editorial fare.