iHeartMedia announced Thursday that Jerry Houston will become Program Director for iHeartRadio’s PRIDE Radio, the Pulse of LGBTQ America, effective October 1.
“Jerry has been an integral part of PRIDE Radio for many years as our Assistant Program Director and I’m thrilled to elevate him to Program Director of this important brand,” said Don Parker, Regional Senior Vice President/Programming for iHeartMedia Northern California Region and General Manager of PRIDE Radio.
Houston has worked for iHeartMedia Washington D.C. for more than 20 years previously serving as assistant program director for PRIDE Radio as well as a variety of other roles including director of digital content and creative and on-air personality for HOT 99.5.
“Working on PRIDE Radio has been one of the biggest highlights of my career and I am excited to expand my role and support the voice of the LGBTQ+ community nationwide with the massive reach of iHeartRadio and our HD Radio affiliates,” said Houston.
As Program Director, Houston will manage all content and programming for PRIDE Radio on the iHeartRadio app and its 28 HD2 stations in leading markets across the country.