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Promotion granted by iHeart following Corvino Shift

Thursday, the president of the iHeartMedia division Scott Hopeck confirmed to Streamline Publishing Radio Ink than market presidents Kelly Kibler (Dallas) and Matt Martin (San Antonio and Austin) are no longer part of the company.

With Detroit Area President Paul Corvino Now overseeing the three Lone Star Markets as Region President, iHeartMedia has decided to replace Corvino in the Motor City by promoting from within.

Now in the role of Metro President for iHeartMedia in Detroit is Colleen Grant, which rises from SVP of sales.

With the elevation to chairman of Metro, Grant now has full oversight of a collection of resurgent radio brands in R&B format. WJLB-FM, Contemporary Adult WNIC FM, adult R&B WMXD-FM, Top 40 WKQI “Channel 95.5,” classic rock WLLZ “Wheels of Detroit”, and BIN: affiliated with the Black Information Network WDFN-AM 1130.

Grant reports to Tom McConnell, division president for iHeartMedia. “Colleen was instrumental in Detroit’s success,” McConnell said. “She has created a culture of high performance, responsibility and respect and is the perfect choice to lead the Detroit market.”

Grant’s previous roles include regional vice president of automotive for the Detroit area of ​​iHeartMedia.

“It’s a childhood dream come true for me,” Grant said. “Having a father who was the general manager of television channels, I always wanted to oversee channels like him. I saw the care it took for people, the creativity needed to generate growth, and its commitment to the community. These are the things I plan to bring to this opportunity and I couldn’t be more excited to do so.