Premiere Networks Promotes Michael Kindhart to Vice President of Operations, Affiliate Sales

LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2020 - Premiere Networks announced today the promotion of Michael Kindhart to Vice President of Operations, Affiliate Sales. Based in Nashville, Kindhart will report to Peter Tripi, Executive Vice President of Affiliate Sales for Premiere Networks.


In his new position, Kindhart will help develop strategic and operational initiatives to improve sales effectiveness and efficiency for nearly 200 of Premiere’s industry-leading radio programs, services, and podcasts.  He’ll collaborate with the company’s sales representatives, brand managers and other divisions to best utilize resources, while identifying trends, improving processes and productivity, and implementing new technology and systems.


“Michael’s contributions to our Affiliate Sales division have been significant,” said Tripi. “He is constantly searching for ways to enhance our business through collaboration and by providing the best possible tools and resources to serve our affiliates and partners. This is a well-deserved promotion and I’m proud to have him on the team!”

“I’m excited for the opportunity to work with Premiere’s affiliate sales group as they continue to expand the massive reach of our industry-leading programs and services,” said Kindhart. “From my colleagues across the country to our radio partners around the world, it’s an honor to be in business with the best. I’ve enjoyed my time at Premiere since day one, and I’m truly grateful to Peter and the entire team for their support.”  


Kindhart joined Premiere Networks in 2006 and has served the company in various capacities.  His most recent role was Sr. Director of Operations, Affiliate Sales.


About Premiere Networks

Premiere Networks, a subsidiary of iHeartMedia, syndicates more than 100 radio programs and services to more than 7,100 radio affiliations and reaches a quarter billion listeners monthly. Premiere offers the best in talk, entertainment and sports programming featuring the following personalities: Rush Limbaugh, Ryan Seacrest, Glenn Beck, Delilah, Steve Harvey, George Noory, Dan Patrick, Colin Cowherd, John Boy and Billy, Sean Hannity, Elvis Duran, Mario Lopez, Bobby Bones, Clay Travis, Cody Alan, Johnjay and Rich, Big Boy, Brooke & Jeffrey, Buck Sexton, Doug Gottlieb, Enrique Santos, Nancy Grace, Jason Lee, Hollywood Hamilton and others.  For more information, please visit

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