This marks the third round of layoffs for the company this year following the massive cuts in January and the conversion of furloughs into layoffs in September.
While hundreds of iHeart employees have been shown the door, five weeks before Christmas, below find some notable Urban Radio executives now on the open market:
Sam Nelson exits as Director of Urban Programming in Savannah. Nelson has programmed Hip Hop “94.1 The Beat” WQBT, Adult R&B “Love 101.1” WLVH and Gospel 1230 WSOK since March 2015.
Bill Black exits as Director of Urban Programming in Detroit. He was overseeing “Mix 92.3” WMXD and 97.9 WJLB.
DJ Wizkidd exits nights at Hip Hop “93.3 The Beat” WJBT in Jacksonville after 7 1/2 years. Wizkidd also hosted weekends on “95.7 The Beat” WBTP Tampa and “97.9 Kiss-FM” WKSL Jacksonville and filled in at the national format center.