Clear Channel Radio and Educational Media Foundation today announced that the popular faith-based K-LOVE and Air1 Networks will be available through the New iHeartRadio platform wherever it is offered, including the Web, mobile and automobiles. Educational Media Foundation (EMF) is a listener-supported network of contemporary Christian radio stations heard in New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, and more located throughout the United States and online. EMF is the leading digital network for Christian Contemporary music as ranked by Triton Digital; the stations reach an online audience estimated of 600,000 listeners per week with K-LOVE and Air1. Beginning Monday, October 17, iHeartRadio users and fans of Christian radio will be able to tune in and listen to K-LOVE and Air1 music and programming.
“By adding stations from Educational Media Foundation, one of the leading contemporary Christian broadcasters in the U.S., to the New iHeartRadio platform, we continue to enhance iHeartRadio’s offerings for users,” said Bob Pittman, Chief Executive Officer, Clear Channel. “This agreement further validates iHeartRadio as the platform that delivers the best, most comprehensive array of music and programming imaginable.”
“EMF’s goal has always been to expand the reach of our faith-based messages, while continuing to connect with our current listeners through our music, ministries and popular personalities. We’re thrilled with the opportunity to grow our audience by adding our music and programming to the New iHeartRadio, the leading digital radio platform,” said Mike Novak, president and CEO of Educational Media Foundation.