Martin Named SVP of Programming for Premiere Networks
Dec 15, 2014 1:46 PM
LOS ANGELES�Premiere Networks, a subsidiary of iHeartMedia, says Don Martin, iHeartMedia SVP of Sports Los Angeles, will now expand his duties to include Premiere and FOX Sports Radio.
As SVP of Sports Programming for Premiere Networks, Martin will oversee the creation, development and direction of sports programming and content at the company, as well as the FOX Sports Radio Network.
He will be based in Los Angeles and will report to Premiere Networks President Julie Talbott. Martin will continue his role as iHeartMedia SVP of Sports Los Angeles, overseeing FOX Sports LA/KLAC(AM) and reporting to Greg Ashlock, president of iHeartMedia Southern California.
Martin first joined Premiere Networks in 2009 as vice president/general manager of the FOX Sports Radio Network, while also serving as GM/PD of KLAC(AM) Los Angeles.
In January 2012, Martin was upped to SVP of sports programming for Premiere Networks. In 2013, he returned his focus on KLAC as SVP of Sports Los Angeles for iHeartMedia. Previously, he oversaw the merger of AM 690/1150 and was responsible for moving XTRA Sports 690/1150 to 570. He also served as program director of 850 KOA in Denver.