iHeartMedia Washington D.C. announced today that Jen Richer has been named Assistant Program Director, effective November 1. iHeartMedia Washington, D.C. has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises — both broadcast and digital — encompassing more than seven 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 Assistant Program Director.
Richer will be responsible for assisting the region Program Directors with their day-to-day programming responsibilities and digital operations for all seven radio stations. She will report to Jeff Kapugi, Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Washington, D.C.
Richer returns to the Washington, D.C. Region from WMAL-FM, where she most recently
served as the Executive Producer for “The Vince Coglianese Show.” Throughout her career she has held several programming roles including stints as Executive Producer for iHeartMedia Washington D.C.’s 104.7 WONK- FM’s “Reaction Zone,” News Director for iHeartMedia Washington D.C., Co-host and Executive Producer of “The Tommy Show” on WIAD-FM; and Host and Executive Producer of “The Fresh Perspective Show” on WIAD-FM. She began her career at WMAL-FM in 2006 and is a graduate of The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jen Richer back to the iHeartMedia Washington, D.C. team in this newly created position,” said Kapugi. “Jen’s passion and dedication to radio and all things Washington, D.C. are an incredible asset – we can’t wait to see her back in action.”
“I am so excited to rejoin the team at iHeartMedia Washington, D.C. for this incredible new opportunity to work with such a talented team of programmers and talent,” said Richer.
“There couldn’t be a more important time for radio to connect with our listeners as we start transitioning into the ‘new normal,’ and I am looking forward to helping deliver an awesome experience for the Washington D.C community through these landmark stations.”
iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the Washington, D.C. 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 3 billion app downloads and more than 150 million registered users.