iHeartMedia has announced today that Paul Corvino has been named Region President for iHeartMedia Detroit and Nick Gnau has been named Region President for iHeartMedia Philadelphia, effective immediately. Gnau and Corvino will report to Tom McConnell, President of iHeartMedia’s East Division.
As Detroit Region President, Corvino will work with the programming, business and sales teams for all station brands in Detroit to oversee on-air and digital programming as well as create new business and revenue opportunities. Gnau will have the same responsibilities for iHeartMedia’s market-leading radio station brands in Philadelphia.
“Nick and Paul are great leaders with successful track records and who have done an extraordinary job for us across multiple markets and platforms,” said McConnell. “Their vast experience and proven leadership and performance results have shown that they are the perfect candidates to continue to further accelerate growth and innovation across these regions.”
Gnau has been with iHeartMedia for over 25 years and most recently served as Region President for iHeartMedia Detroit, where he oversaw the Detroit, Grand Rapids, Toledo and Muskegon, Michigan markets. His background also includes serving as a Regional Market Manager and Vice President in a variety of markets including Dayton, Lima and Marion in Ohio. Gnau is a board member for Detroit Radio Advertising Group and is part of the Ad Council Local Advisory Board.
Corvino joins iHeartMedia Detroit from Clear Channel Outdoor Americas, where he most recently served as Regional President for its Midwest Region. He brings over 25 years of executive management experience to his new role, including positions at AOL, the New York Times and Cablevision Systems. Corvino was also the founder and president of C2MediaSales.com, an advertising, sponsorship and business development organization.
In addition, iHeartMedia announced that Rich Lewis will transition to the role of Vice President of Multi-Market Partnerships, lending his executive leadership and expertise to iHeartMedia’s Multi-Market Partnerships/Total Traffic & Weather Network team and reporting to Julie Donohue, Senior Vice President of Multi-Market Partnerships.