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February 04, 2024
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(BPRW) iHeartMedia Announces Jess Hilarious As New Co-Host For The Nationally Syndicated Hit Radio Show “The Breakfast Club”

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK – iHeartMedia, the leading audio company in America with a greater reach in the U.S. than any other media outlet, announced recently that Jess Hilarious will join the wildly popular, nationally syndicated hit radio show “The Breakfast Club” as its new co-host, effective February 5, 2024. “The Breakfast Club” broadcasts weekday mornings from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. ET.

Jess Hilarious will join DJ Envy and Charlamagne Tha God on New York Power 105.1’s top-rated morning show “The Breakfast Club,” which is syndicated nationally by Premiere Networks on nearly 100 radio stations across the country reaching millions of listeners. “The Breakfast Club” connects listeners with unrivaled interviews and conversations with celebrities and Hip Hop artists, entertainment news and fresh music mixes, all with their signature blend of honesty and humor. The show’s programming and content is also available across various platforms including The Breakfast Club Channel on, on​ and on the iHeartRadio app, making it the most-listened-to Hip Hop morning show in the U.S.

“I’m very excited to have Jess Hilarious join The Breakfast Club. She is a force in her own right, an actress, comedian, podcaster, and now, the co-host of The Breakfast Club,” said Thea Mitchem, iHeartMedia Executive Vice President of Programming. “Jess was the standout choice to join Charlamagne and DJ Envy to build upon The Breakfast Club’s legacy of entertaining, informing and enlightening the community.”

Baltimore native Jess Hilarious is a comedian, actress and storyteller who brings everyday humor to life with her witty one-liners and an infectious sense of humor. On television, she's been a standout on shows like “Rel” and “Wild 'N Out,” leaving her mark on major networks. Her down-to-earth style and anecdotes have endeared her to more than 5.5 million followers on Instagram, while her sold-out shows across the country are a testament to her magnetic stage presence and ability to weave humor into captivating stories. Jess Hilarious is more than a comedian – she's a relatable, real-life figure who brings joy and humor to all who encounter her work.

“I’m looking forward to joining forces with one of the largest media platforms,” said Jess Hilarious. “I’m confident that taking the third seat at The Breakfast Club will show people that Jess Hilarious is not just comedy, but culture.”

About iHeartMedia, Inc.

iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. It consists of three business groups.

With its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, the iHeartMedia Multiplatform Group has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. Its leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 860 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide; its National Sales organization; and the company’s live and virtual events business. It also includes Premiere Networks, the industry’s largest Networks business, with its Total Traffic and Weather Network (TTWN); and BIN: Black Information Network, the first and only 24/7 national and local all news audio service for the Black community. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio suite of data targeting and attribution products using data from its massive consumer base.

The iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group includes the company’s fast-growing podcasting business -- iHeartMedia is the number one podcast publisher in downloads, unique listeners, revenue and earnings -- as well as its industry-leading iHeartRadio digital service, available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices; the company’s digital sites, newsletters, digital services and programs; its digital advertising technology companies; and its audio industry-leading social media footprint.

The company’s Audio & Media Services reportable segment includes Katz Media Group, the nation’s largest media representation company, and RCS, the world's leading provider of broadcast and webcast software.

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Source: iHeartMedia