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iHeart's Phillips Promoted

iHeartMedia RSVP/Programming and iHeartCountry brand manager Rod Phillips has been promoted to the newly created position of EVP/Country Programming Strategy. Phillips will continue reporting to Chief Programming Officer Tom Poleman and National Programming Group EVP/GM Brad Hardin. He will continue to lead the Nashville-based iHeartCountry team overseeing more than 150 Country stations. 

"Rod has done an amazing job leading our iHeartCountry brand, which reaches millions of Country music fans across America each month," Poleman says. "He’s been the key force in our continued success in the format and our continued position as the largest and most well-respected Country broadcast network in the U.S." Congratulate Phillips here.