Tony Coles is Executive Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia. In his role, Coles oversees the programming on 333 radio stations in 52 markets.
Prior to his appointment to EVPP, he was Senior Vice President of Programming for the iHeartMedia West Regional markets. Coles has also served as Vice President of Programming for iHeartRadio Chicago, where his oversight included WKSC FM, WLIT FM, WGCI FM, WVAZ FM, WGRB AM, and the former WNUA FM. He also served and National Brand Manager for the Hot AC format. Coles began his career with iHeartMedia in 2004 as Regional Vice President of Programming for Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii. His 30+ year media background also programming, management, and on-air roles at several legendary radio stations, including WLTW/New York, KBIG/Los Angeles, KRWM/Seattle, and WCOL/Columbus.
Coles attended the Ohio University School of Communications, and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Marylhurst University. He resides with his wife and two young sons in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois.