iHeartMedia has announced it has selected Nashville as its second headquarters for its iHeartRadio digital team.
The new Nashville headquarters will expand its current New York-based digital team. Several new job openings are now available in Nashville — including Marketing Manager, Associate Product Manager, and Associate Software Engineer.
iHeartMedia chose Nashville because it is one of America’s . The city is also seeing rapid growth in the technology sector. The business growth and low cost of living are also attracting top talent to the city. Darren Davis said that was a primary factor in choosing Nashville for the iHeartRadio digital HQ.
“Nashville’s technology ecosystem is thriving, and combined with the city’s rich history in music, entrepreneurial spirit and diverse culture, we believe this is the perfect location for us to extend our digital leadership and recruit highly-skilled and passionate candidates for our second iHeartRadio Digital headquarters.”
The iHeartRadio digital app now has over 135 million registered users. It is available on over and connected devices. The iHeartRadio service also features licensed partners in , Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
iHeartMedia says more details about the Nashville HQ will be announced soon. The HQ is expected to open its doors in Q1 2020.
The new headquarters will be the new hub for the iHeartRadio digital product teams located in New York, San Antonio, and Silicon Valley. Hiring in Nashville has started immediately to fill the gaps for engineers, product development, and data science.
Ralph Shulz, President and CEO of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, welcomed iHeartMedia’s decision.
“We are excited about iHeartRadio’s expansion in the Nashville region. Music continues to be an integral part of our culture, community, and economy. iHeartRadio’s decision to focus their North American growth in Nashville is a testament to our vibrant music scene, our talented workforce, and a robust business climate.”