iHeartMedia has announced that Josh Martinez has been named Program Director for Top 40 WKFS (Kiss 107.1)/Cincinnati, effective immediately. As PD, Josh will be responsible for all aspects of programming for Kiss 107.1. He will work closely with on-air personalities and sales to oversee the station’s on-air content, digital footprint and music programming. Martinez will report to Scott Reinhart, Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Cincinnati.
“We knew this was the right time to promote Josh Martinez to Program Director,” said DJ Hodge, Market President for iHeartMedia Cincinnati. “Since the time he arrived, he has made significant inroads to improve both the trajectory of the station and our ability to successfully engage with our growing audience. The future is very bright for both Josh and Kiss 107.1.”
Martinez most recently served as the APD/MD for Kiss 107.1. He also served as the PD for stations in Dayton and Cedar Rapids and as a Music Director in Des Moines. He began his career at WKTU/New York and is a graduate of the CSB School of Broadcasting in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ.
“I’m excited and humbled to be given the opportunity to take the reigns as PD,” said Martinez. “Much love to everyone at the station for entrusting me with this gig. I’m excited to further connect with the community and continue to take the station to new heights.”