Joe Bevilacqua


Joe Bevilacqua

Initially hired by Clear Channel in 1998, held multiple roles with increasing responsibility throughout the company's multiple acquisitions and corporate transitions over 18 years.

National Rock Brand Coordinator, iHeart Media August 2000 - July 2016

  • Consulted active, classic, and modern rock stations for all of iHeart Media.
  • Oversaw daily programming of two national format rock channels.
  • Negotiated with entertainment executives to create multiple event partnerships.
  • Developed and executed cross-platform contesting.
  • Acted as voice over and live talent host for iHeart Live performances with acts such as Motley Crue, Aerosmith, and Pretty Reckless.

Director of Programming, Clear Channel Denver/iHeart Media September 2005 - July 2016

Increased combined AQH share of 25-54 Adults in the market's five FM stations from 16.7 in 2005 to 22.6 in 2016.

  • Managed all aspects of programming, digital media, and marketing for KBCO, KBPI, KRFX, KTCL, KPTT.
  • Directed daily programming duties for eleven years, including music and talent scheduling, and imaging for each FM station.
  • Initiated format change for Spanish Dance MEGA to Rhythmic The Party.  Increased AQH share of 18-34 Adults from 18th to 1st in a year.  Improved billing from a $2M/year loss to a $2M/year profit. Current KPTT cash flow is $4M.
  • Voice and Talk Talent, and KOA News Radio October 2012 - July 2016
  • Acted as voiceover talent for stream fill on for Rock, A.C., and Christmas formats.
  • Scheduled and conducted multi-media events and interviews with top artists in those formats.
  • 24/7 News Network station's signature voice.
  • Functioned as fill-in host for KOA’s Mandy Connell Show in afternoon drive.

Operations Manager/Program Director, DC 101 ALT September 2003 - September 2005 - Washington, DC

  • Developed a new strategy for DC 101 that brought talent to the forefront and developed a broader, demographic appeal.
  • Coached and guided the Elliot in the Morning show.
  • Improved DC 101 ratings from #7 18-34 Adults to # 1 in five books, 6AM - Midnight.
  • Improved Elliot In The Morning from # 4 18-34 Adults to # 1 18-34 Adults, and from #13 25-54A to # 3.
  • Increased revenue more than 20% in 2005 and 2006.

Radio Executive, Voiceover and On-Air Talent Regional VP Programming, Clear Channel, Boston Trading Area May 1998 - September 2003 Providence, RI

  • Consulted and assisted in programming challenges.
  • Improved ratings and revenue for Clear Channel Radio Stations in all formats in Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts.
  • Filled the role of Program Director for AOR WHJY Providence
  • Morning Show Specialist, AM/FM Inc., Alternative & Rock Formats May 1998 - August 2000 New England Region
  • Conducted weekly air checks and consultations with morning show talent and program directors for all AM/FM-owned rock, classic, and modern formatted morning shows in America.

Operations Manager/Program Director, WWBR November 1996 - May 1998 Classic Rock Format - Syndicated Communications Detroit, MI

  • Created The Bear and tailored a partnership with Ted Nugent in Morning Drive.
  • Developed a marketing campaign and promotional strategy with Ted Nugent to successfully image The Bear.
  • Initiated a Classic Rock That Really Rocks musical focus.
  • Moved WWBR from 18th to 5th persons AMD 25-54 by fall of 1997.


B.A., Speech Communications Youngstown State University 1989