Tom Poleman

Chief Programming Officer and President of National Programming,
iHeartMedia

Tom Poleman, Chief Programming Officer and President of National Programming for iHeartMedia. Named to Billboard’s Power 100 List for seven consecutive years, Tom has been recognized throughout his career as an industry pioneer, introducing innovative programming and music initiatives across multiple platforms including broadcast radio, digital and live events.   Coproducing major concert events, overseeing iHeartMedia’s music discovery and emerging artist initiatives and leading iHeartRadio’s 860 radio stations, Tom is an entertainment powerhouse for the growth, development and vitality of new music and artists. After joining New York station Z100 in 1996 and eventually overseeing the entire New York market including WLTW, WKTU, Q104.3, Power 105.1, and WOR, Poleman became a driving force and influence behind New York’s music culture.  Under his leadership at Z100, he launched Elvis Duran in mornings and created the Jingle Ball concert that has become a nationwide tour.  Z100 has become one of New York City’s most iconic brands, part of the fabric of the community and the most listened-to top-40 station in the United States.

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