Joey Brooks has been named Senior Vice President of Programming for the Hartford and New Haven markets, effective October 1. Brooks joins the iHeartMedia Connecticut market from iHeartMedia Miami, where he served as Program Director for 939 MIA, Variety From the 80s, 90s and Today! and Assistant Program Director for Y100, Miami’s #1 Hit Music Station.
Before that, Brooks served as the Music Director for CHUM Toronto from 2009-2012, Assistant Program Director at iHeart’s WIOQ (Q102) Philadelphia from 2006-2009, and started his career as Air Personality for iHeart’s KISS 108 Boston in 2001. In Hartford, he worked at WKSS (KISS 95.7) serving as Assistant Program Director, Music Director, and Air Personality from 2002-2006. Joey is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA.
“Joey’s experience of leadership, drive and passion for radio will be an amazing addition to our iHeartMedia teams in Hartford and New Haven,” said Steve Honeycomb, President of iHeartMedia’s Hartford Region. “There is no doubt that Joey will take our nine market-leading radio brands to the next level as we continue to provide the best entertainment for our listeners.”