iHeartMedia announced today that Chris Conley has been named Program Director for New York’s WKTU, The Beat of NY, effective immediately. Conley will continue his role as Program Director for AC WLTW (106.7 LITE FM) as well as Adult Contemporary Brand Manager for iHeartMedia. He will report to Thea Mitchem, Executive Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington D.C. and Baltimore.
“Chris Conley is an outstanding Program Director with an extensive track record of success,” said Mitchem. “Chris is uniquely qualified to take KTU to the next level while preserving the great legacy of the Beat of New York.”
Conley is a media veteran with decade’s worth of programming experience. He joined iHeartMedia New York’s 106.7 LITE FM in 2008 and has played an integral role in the station’s programming success. His leadership has led to 106.7 LITE FM being ranked No.1 (persons aged 25 to 54) nearly every month for the past decade in the New York market.
“I’m thrilled to be joining the talented staff of WKTU,” said Conley. “The Beat of New York is one of the most popular and unique brands on the radio with its blend of today’s rhythm and iconic throwbacks.”