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iHeartMedia overview

iHeartMedia, Inc., formerly CC Media Holdings, Inc.,
The staff at iHeartMedia come from unusually diverse demographic backgrounds. The company is 46.0% female and 40.1% ethnic minorities. Even though it has great demographic diversity, iHeartMedia notably lacks in political diversity. It has an unusually high proportion of employees who are members of the Democratic Party, at 83.3%. Despite having coworkers who agree with each other about politics, employees at iHeartMedia tend to have relatively short tenures. Staff members usually stay with the company for 2.8 years. The average employee at iHeartMedia makes $71,276 per year. In comparison, some of its highest paying competitors, like Entercom Communications, Townsquare Media, and Emmis Communications, pay $118,315, $86,795, and $73,593, respectively.
iHeartMedia is an industry leader with 18,700 employees and an annual revenue of $6.2B that is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

The Organization’s Mission

Our mission is to create products and services that excite and engage our consumers, communities, advertisers and business partners.







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San Antonio, TX



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The team at iHeartMedia

Key People
  • William Eccleshare (Executive Officer)
  • Jonathon Jacobson (Director)
  • Kim Fairley (Human Resources Manager/Recruitment Director)
  • Jonathan Belitsos (Director)
  • John Connaughton (Director)
  • Scott Sperling (Director)
  • Matthew Freeman (Director)
  • Charles Cremens (Director)
  • Robert Pittman (Executive Officer, Director)
  • James Carlisle (Director)
  • Frederic Brace (Director)
  • Richard Bressler (Executive Officer, Director)
  • Gayle Troberman (Executive Vice President And Chief Marketing Officer)
  • Scott Wells (Executive Officer)
  • Robert Walls Jr (Executive Officer)
  • Scott Hamilton (Executive Officer)
  • Laura Grattan (Director)
  • Irving Azoff (Director)
  • David Abrams (Director)
  • Blair Hendrix (Director)

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Very friendly and fast-paced environment. Plenty of room to grow and co-workers were like family. Show More


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iHeartMedia Rankings

iHeartMedia is ranked #20 on the Best Media Companies to Work For in America list. Zippia's Best Places to Work lists provide unbiased, data-based evaluations of companies. Rankings are based on government and proprietary data on salaries, company financial health, and employee diversity.

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iHeartMedia Salaries

How much does iHeartMedia pay?
The national average salary for an iHeartMedia employee in the United States is $71,276 per year. Employees in the top 10 percent can make over $145,000 per year, while employees at the bottom 10 percent earn less than $34,000 per year.
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iHeartMedia Salaries By Job Title

While the average employee salary at iHeartMedia is $71,276, there is a big variation in pay depending on the role. Some of the job titles with high salaries at iHeartMedia are Sales Vice President, Business Manager, Program Director, and Traffic Manager. A typical Sales Vice President salary at iHeartMedia is $137,410. To get a better sense of the salaries at iHeartMedia, other roles such as Internship and Accounts Receivable Specialist can be considered as well. For comparison, the title Internship at iHeartMedia earns $43,010 per year.
Sales Vice President
Business Manager
Program Director
Traffic Manager
Disc Jockey

iHeartMedia careers

On average, employees at iHeartMedia stay with the company for 2.8 years. Employees most commonly join iHeartMedia after leaving Clear Channel Communications. When they leave iHeartMedia, they most frequently get their next job at CBS.

Average Length of Employment


2.8 years
Cumulus Media2.1 years
Top Employers Before iHeartMedia
CBS18.9 %
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Top Employers After iHeartMedia
CBS14.6 %
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iHeartMedia Employee Political Affiliation


Employee Political Donations

John SykesMedia Executive
$13,700Democratic Party
Sara MorrisSenior Director
$2,700Democratic Party
Michele Laven FeldmannManagement-Media
$2,700Democratic Party
Steven CutlerExecutive Vice President
$2,700Democratic Party
Gino PopatProduction Internship
$2,700Democratic Party
James DonovanSenior Vice President
$2,354Democratic Party
Zack StaymanSoftware Engineer
$2,000Democratic Party
Barbara LathamSenior Vice President
$1,800Democratic Party
Nancy AndreatasSenior Account Manager
$1,550Democratic Party
Mary DelucaSenior Vice President
$1,293Democratic Party
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iHeartMedia Financial Performance

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iHeartMedia Financing Rounds

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iHeartMedia Competitors

Some of the competitors of iHeartMedia are Entercom Communications Corp, Townsquare Media, and Emmis Communications. The wages at Entercom Communications Corp average higher than the other similar companies, where the median salary is $118,315 per year. The employees at Townsquare Media earn an average yearly salary of $86,795 per year, and the salaries at Emmis Communications average $73,593 per year.

Frequently Asked Questions about iHeartMedia

When was iHeartMedia founded?

iHeartMedia was founded in 1972.

How many Employees does iHeartMedia have?

iHeartMedia has 18,700 employees.

How much money does iHeartMedia make?

iHeartMedia generates $6.2B in revenue.

What industry is iHeartMedia in?

iHeartMedia is in the media industry.

What is iHeartMedia's mission?

iHeartMedia's mission statement is "Our mission is to create products and services that excite and engage our consumers, communities, advertisers and business partners."

What type of company is iHeartMedia?

iHeartMedia is a public company.

Who are iHeartMedia's competitors?

iHeartMedia competitors include Entercom Communications Corp, Clear Channel Communications Inc., Cumulus Media, Viacom, CBS, Univision Radio, Emmis Communications, Townsquare Media, Cox Media Group, Entravision Communications, Univision Network LP, News, Beasley Broadcast Group, Journal Broadcast Group, Time Warner, Public Broadcasting Service, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Spectrum, Hubbard Broadcasting, Alpha Media.

Who works at iHeartMedia?

William Eccleshare (Executive Officer)

Jonathon Jacobson (Director)

Kim Fairley (Human Resources Manager/Recruitment Director)

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