IHEARTMEDIA’S CHICAGO REGION NAMES LINDSAY LAZAR GENERAL SALES MANAGER FOR BIG 95.5 AND 93.9 LITE FM
Chicago, IL – February 15, 2018 – iHeartMedia announced today that Lindsay Lazar has been named General Sales Manager for BIG 95.5, Chicago’s New Country, and 93.9 LITE FM, The Best Variety From the 80’s, 90’s and Now for Chicago, effective immediately. The iHeartMedia Chicago Region has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises — both broadcast and digital — encompassing six stations comprised of CHR, AC, Hip Hop and R&B, New Country and Contemporary Inspirational music formats.
iHeartMedia has the leading consumer reach and influence across multiple platforms and delivers more live programming than any other media company. As General Sales Manager, Lazar will be responsible for managing sales opportunities for BIG 95.5 and 93.9 LITE FM that deliver a strong return on investment for clients reaching consumers through iHeartMedia’s unmatched assets, including on-air, online, social media, personalities and live events. She will report to Adam Kurtz, Senior Vice President of Sales for iHeartMedia’s Chicago Region.
“Lindsay has an impeccable reputation in the Chicago market and a glowing track record of success,” said Kurtz. “She is a proven leader with an exceptional ability to deliver solutions to the advertising community and I am thrilled to welcome her to our team.”
Lazar brings 20 years of broadcast sales experience to the iHeartMedia Chicago Region. She was most recently the Cluster Sales Manager at Entercom/CBS. Lazar has also held sales and account management positions at Total Traffic and Weather Network and Premiere Networks. She is a graduate of Indiana University’s Ernie Pyle School of Broadcasting in Bloomington.
“This is such an exciting opportunity,” said Lazar. “iHeartMedia has a tremendous reputation coast to coast and particularly here in Chicago, so being asked to join its leadership team is a career high. The station group is strong and respected. Stewarding their continued success and growing their impact in the community is beyond thrilling.”
iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the Chicago 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 1.7 billion app downloads and 110 million registered users.