He replaces Keith Cunningham, who departed in December.
Sargent most recently served as operations manager for Mapleton Communications in Medford, OR, and regional rock programmer for Mapleton Communications. Prior to that, Sargent had radio programming stops in Portland, Denver, and Eugene/Albany, OR. He's also worked at KYGO/Denver as a jock and morning show producer.
iHeartMedia Seattle SVP of Programming Rich Davis said: "Chris has a ton of experience as a program director and brand leader and is a great find for 95-7 The Jet. Adding Chris will help accelerate the growth of a station that's already had a great start to 2015 and I'm excited to be able to welcome him back to iHeartMedia."
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