A VP/Auto For A Radio Group? iHeart Did It


Here’s a promotion that one doesn’t see everyday: The nation’s No. 1 radio broadcasting company has named a vice president of automotive for its group of station’s in the Windy City.

Steve Vicenteno now holds the role of VP/Automotive for iHeartMedia’s Chicago Region.

Vicenteno will be charged with overseeing automotive sales opportunities for the Chicago region. This includes on-air mentions and ads, online, social media, personalities and live events.

He reports to iHeartMedia’s SVP/Sales for Chicago, Adam Kurtz.

“Steve has a successful results-driven track record,” said Matt Scarano, President of iHeartMedia’s Chicago Region. “His automotive sales management expertise will be a tremendous asset to our region.”

Vicenteno previously served as Sales Director for Chicago Tribune Media Group, where he held various sales and account management positions during his tenure with the company. A Chicago native, he also previously worked at CareerBuilder and Hoy Publishing in media sales before joining the Chicago Tribune Media Group in 2012.

“I’m really excited to join the team at iHeartMedia’s Chicago Region,” said Vicenteno. “I’m thankful for the opportunity to bring my media and auto sales experience to such a reputable and vibrant organization. I’m ready to get started!”