The SVP/Sales for iHeartMedia‘s stations in Mobile, Ala., and the neighboring market of Pensacola, Fla., has just gotten a big promotion.
She’ll be shifting east on I-10, and will be taking on management of the company’s Big Easy station group.
Tori Kahl is now Market President for iHeart’s New Orleans station group, comprised of Urban WQUE-FM, News/Talk WRNO-FM, Country WNOE-FM, Fox Sports Radio affiliate WODT-AM, Adult Hits KVDU-FM, Urban AC WYLD-FM, Gospel WYLD-AM, and WRNO-HD2 “Throwback 96.3.”
As Market President, Kahl will work closely with the programming, business and sales teams and will oversee the markets on-air and digital programming as well as create new business and revenue growth opportunities.
She reports to Michael Hudson, Area President for iHeartMedia Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
“iHeartMedia is big on promoting our super stars within the company,” said Hudson. “Tori has done an incredible job growing our Mobile properties and its employees. I have no doubt that Tori Kahl will do great things for the New Orleans market.”
Before joining iHeartMedia Mobile-Pensacola, Kahl served as GSM and as an Account Executive for the cluster. She started her career at ADX Communications .
“We’re excited to have Tori lead our talented New Orleans team,” said Eddie Martiny, Region President for iHeartMedia Houston, New Orleans and Baton Rouge. “She brings intelligence, an amazing work ethic and enthusiasm that will be contagious – Not to mention she’s an LSU graduate and we’ve had amazing success when hiring Tigers!”
Kahl commented, “As I join the iHeartMedia New Orleans team, I am humbled to have the opportunity to work alongside some of the most talented professionals in the industry, representing the power of iHeartMedia and the heritage of our brands in the market. The city of New Orleans, its culture and its people are unparalleled. I am born and raised in Louisiana –It feels good to be home!”