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Chris Williams

Chief Prod Officer
Chris Williams joined iHeartMedia in 2005 and was named Chief Product Officer in December 2014. As such, he oversees all digital content programming, station curation, marketing, and product strategies for iHeartMedia's all-in-one digital radio service, iHeartRadio. Williams brings more than 20 years of industry experience to the position, previously serving as Senior Vice President of iHeartRadio Programming and prior, leading the programming efforts for stations such as 102.7 WEBN, Project 9-6-1 (WKLS) as well as 99X (WNNX) in Atlanta. Williams was an integral part of the team that launched the Premium Choice (PC) network in 2009, making successful on-air talent and high-quality programming more broadly available to local stations across the country. He most recently served as Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Cincinnati, where he oversaw all programming for the market’s seven stations while serving as the company’s Active Rock in-house format expert. In his current role, Williams works closely with the National Sales, Marketing and Partnership team, the Digital team, the Product team, and the Editorial and Marketing teams to coordinate digital contesting and live streaming events like the iHeartRadio Music Festival, iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party and iHeartRadio Album Release Parties. He also focuses on identifying new and strategic programming opportunities for iHeartRadio's digital-only live stations, Custom Stations, “Perfect For” and Talk features as well as social marketing strategies. Williams currently resides in New York City.