(CelebrityAccess) – Bobby Bones has been promoted to VP, creative director of iHeartCountry.
Bones, who is best known as the host of the radio shows The Bobby Bones Show, Country Top 30 with Bobby Bones, and the podcast BobbyCast, will continue to preside over all three shows in addition to working with iHeartMedia on new programming initiatives.
He’ll also be adding a brand new show to his roster called Women of iHeartCountry, which will be co-hosted by Amy Brown and will feature weekly guest appearances from other women working as on-air personalities at iHeartMedia.
“Country continues to be one of the fastest-growing music formats and Bobby is the leading on air personality connecting with Country fans across multiple platforms nationwide,” said iHeartMedia Chairman and CEO Bob Pittman. “He has created a relatable, fun and engaging brand of entertainment that drives unmatched results for our advertising and partners. We’re proud to be in the Country music business with Bobby, and look forward to developing new and exciting ways to reach this expanding community.”
“This is the opportunity I’ve been chasing my entire career,” added Bones. “Thanks to Bob Pittman, Rich Bressler and Kevin Legrett for their years of support and for the space to build this partnership.”
In 2017, Bones became the youngest person to be inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame.