Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Boston Radio: iHM Names Rob Sanchez Regional VP/N/T

iHeartMedia Boston announced today that Rob Sanchez has been named the Region’s Vice President of News, Talk and Sports programming, effective July 1.

As Vice President of News, Talk and Sports Programming, Sanchez will be responsible for overseeing all programming for NewsRadio WBZ 1030 AMWRKO 680 AM, The Voice of Boston and Talk WXKS 1200 AM and will work closely with programmers across the Boston region.

He will report to Dylan Sprague, Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia’s Boston Region.

Rob Sanchez
“Rob’s passion for news and talk coupled with his creativity and bold thinking make him the perfect choice to lead WBZ NewsRadio 1030, WRKO and Talk 1200 into a new era,” said Sprague. “We’re thrilled that he’s joining the iHeartMedia Boston team”

Sanchez brings almost two decades of Spoken Word format experience to iHeartMedia. He began his career in Miami before moving to New York City in 1996 to become a news production assistant, writer and producer for WINS-AM. Sanchez joined WCBS NewsRadio in 2000, where he held a number of newsroom management roles, including serving as Assistant News Director. In addition, his background includes several years as a Director of News and Programming for News, Talk, and Sports as well as Spanish CHR stations in Washington, D.C.

“I can’t wait to join the extraordinary team of journalists and talk show hosts at iHeartMedia Boston,” said Sanchez. “The more I learned about iHeartMedia’s bold vision for their iconic Boston brands, the more it became clear that this is where I needed to be.”

WBZ 1030 Am (50 Kw, DA)
In conjunction with Rob’s appointment, iHeartMedia Boston announced Bill Flaherty as Director of Operations for News, Talk and Sports and will work closely with WBZ NewsRadio 1030 and other Boston Region brands.

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