iHeartMedia Appoints Seth Pitkin As Des Moines Market President

Seth Pitkin iHeartMediaiHeartMedia has appointed Seth Pitkin as its new Des Moines IA Market President.

Pitkin joins iHeart from automotive digital marketing service Dealer X. He previously held sales roles for Sinclair Broadcast Group including Corporate Vice President of Automotive and Gannett/USA Today after starting his career in sales at Cumulus Media Waterloo IA.

iHeartMedia announced today that Seth Pitkin has been named Market President for Des Moines, effective immediately.

As Market President, Seth will oversee revenue generation and operations, and he’ll continue to grow a
winning culture at iHeartMedia Des Moines. He will report to Taylor Walet, Area President, Nebraska – Iowa Area for iHeartMedia.

“We are extremely excited to have Seth lead our highly successful team in Des Moines to new levels of performance using iHeart’s many results focused assets. Seth brings over 20 years’ experience in radio, television, print and digitally focused companies to iHeartMedia,” said Taylor Walet, Area President, Nebraska – Iowa Area for iHeartMedia.

Pitkin joins the Nebraska – Iowa/ Des Moines from Dealer X, where he most recently served as the Vice President of Sales. He also served as the Corporate Vice President of Automotive for Sinclair Television. Additionally, he served as Central Group Digital Director for USA Today (formerly Gannett). He began his career at KOEL- A/F in Waterloo, Iowa and is a graduate of Iowa State University.

“I’m looking forward to working with iHeartMedia’s tremendous assets and legendary brands across Iowa,” said Seth Pitkin.