Maxwell Schaeffer has been named Director of Promotions and Marketing for iHeartMedia Des Moines, effective August 10. Schaeffer will also make on-air appearances across all Des Moines stations. He joins iHeartMedia Des Moines from Des Moines Radio Group, where he served 23 years as a morning show host on KIOA-FM. He began his career at KVIC-FM in Victoria, Texas, and is a graduate of Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. Schaeffer is also a member of the Iowa Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame.
“Everyone in Des Moines knows Maxwell,” said Joel McCrea, Area Market President — Iowa. “He is a friend to many charitable organizations as well as the arts and the business community, giving him a solid understanding and connection to the market.”
“I’m thrilled to continue my relationship with Iowa’s passionate radio fans and the community that I’ve known for decades,” said Schaeffer. “We have an amazing team at iHeartMedia Des Moines and we’re looking forward to continuing to use our stable of station brands to help our business and advertising partners best serve consumers and listeners.”