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iHeartMedia announced that Dave Barnett has
been named Senior Vice President of Sales for Denver, effective immediately.
iHeartMedia Denver has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of
iconic brands and franchises – both broadcast and digital encompassing more than nine
stations comprised of music, talk and news formats.
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 Sales, Barnett will be responsible for overseeing the Spoken Word and Sports
station’s including KOA, Freedom 93.7, 630 KHOW and the markets sports partnerships
with The Denver Broncos, Colorado Rockies and University of Colorado Buffs. He will
report to Ryan Clune, Region Senior Vice President of Sales for iHeartMedia Denver
“Dave’s leadership, knowledge of the market and understanding of how to put campaigns
together for partners, that utilizes our incredible suite of assets to deliver return on
investment is second to none,” said Clune. “This is a huge win for us at iHeartMedia
Barnett joins the Denver market from iHeartMedia Tampa Bay, where he most recently
served as the vice president of sales for NewsRadio WFLA and 95.3 WDAE. He also
served as the director of sports for iHeartMedia Tampa, where he worked closely with the
Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Rays and Tampa Bay Lightning. Prior to working
for iHeartMedia Tampa, he served as the director of sports for iHeartMedia Denver and
the Broncos and Rockies Radio Network. He began his career at KMOX and the St.
Louis Cardinal Radio Network.
“I am thrilled to be back in Denver and working with the variety of legendary brands
including KOA, Freedom 93.7 and 630 KHOW,” said Barnett. “Denver is a very special
place and an incredible radio market – I look forward to working with our incredible
partners as well as the legendary voices that you hear on each of our stations and sports
iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the Denver market with multiple platforms,
including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms,
including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one digital
music, podcasting and live streaming radio service – with more than 2 billion app
downloads and more than 130 million registered users.