United Talent Agency (UTA) has announced that it has hired former iHeartRadio music programmer Geoff "Geespin" Gamere. In this newly created position at UTA, Gamere will work with the agency in signing new talent, creating touring packages, tour marketing, label and artist relations. He will also develop artist and brand strategies for acts across the UTA’s roster.
UTA CEO Jeremy Zimmer said, "Geoff is a legendary voice in the world of music radio and represents the true entrepreneurial spirit that we embrace at UTA. His decades of industry experience make him a great addition as we continue to create new and innovative opportunities for our clients and grow UTA’s music business."
Gamere said, "I am extremely excited to be joining UTA. Finding and developing music talent has always been my passion. I believe that my experience as a major market programmer/DJ along with my artist and label relationships, will fit in perfectly with UTA’s music culture and staff."
Gamere had spent the last 16 years of his career at iHeartMedia as an influential radio programmer and on-air talent. Most recently he worked at urban WWPR (Power 105.1)/New York where he was Assistant Program Director and Music Director.
Gamere will be based out of UTA's New York offices.