iHeartMedia Names Mark Fuhrman Area President in Pittsburgh/West Virginia Region
March 15, 2017 iHeartMedia West Virginia has announced that Mark Fuhrman has been named Area President in the Pittsburgh/West Virginia Region, effective immediately. iHeartMedia West Virginia has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises – both broadcast and digital – encompassing 22 radio stations comprised of music, talk and news formats.
As Area President, Fuhrman will work with the programming, business and sales teams for radio station brands in Huntington, Parkersburg and Wheeling, West Virginia to oversee on-air and digital programming as well as create new business and revenue opportunities. He will report to Tim McAleer, President of iHeartMedia’s Pittsburgh Region.
“Mark knows the market area and has an incredible history of growing positive and productive cultures, while achieving bottom line goals,” said McAleer. “His exceptional background makes him the perfect person to lead our West Virginia Markets and I’m confident our stations will continue their success under his leadership.”
Fuhrman joins iHeartMedia from IMG College, where he served as General Manager and managed Thundering Herd Sports Marketing for Marshall University in West Virginia. Previously, he was Vice President of Sales & Marketing for the Major League Lacrosse expansion franchise Atlanta Blaze and spent 10 years as Vice President/General Manager of Comcast Sports Southeast regional sports television network in Atlanta. Fuhrman also spent several years in the National Football League, initially joining the organization in 1994 as Director of Club Marketing for the League office and later serving as Director of Marketing for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Director of Sales & Marketing for the Atlanta Falcons. He has also held various positions with Procter & Gamble, Gallo Winery and Miller Brewing Company’s Sports Group.