Pride Radio

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PRIDE Radio
Pride Radio 2013 Logo.png
Country
SloganThe Pulse of LGBTQ America
Programming
FormatTop 40 / dance
Ownership
OwneriHeartMedia
History
Launch date2006
Coverage
AvailabilityHD Radio and FM affiliates (see stations)
iHeartRadio
Links
WebcastListen live (via iHeartRadio)
Websiteprideradio.iheart.com
Previous Pride Radio logo used until 2013.

Pride Radio (stylized as PRIDE Radio) is an LGBTQ+ lifestyle and Top 40 radio network launched by Clear Channel Communications Format Lab under the direction of Michael Albl, who conceived the format, on terrestrial HD2 & HD3 stations and online via CCRD (Clear Channel Radio Digital) in 2006. The radio division became known as iHeartMedia on September 16, 2014. It is one of several music channels that are available through iHeartMedia's iHeartRadio app.

Network information[edit]

The online portal acts as an interactive hub, hosting a variety of user-generated content. In addition, PRIDE Radio is a 24/7 streaming channel that plays upbeat Top 40 music (including remixes) and dance music targeted to the LGBTQ+ community. The service is also carried on the HD Radio sub-channels (HD2 & HD3) of selected iHeart radio stations around the U.S. The channel and accompanying online portal provide the LGBTQ+ audience with programming that aims to be entertaining, informative, and uniting. PRIDE Radio introduced a 24/7 slate of personalities in May 2013.

Programming[edit]

Don Parker is PRIDE Radio's General Manager and also oversees programming of the iHeartMedia radio stations in San Francisco, CA. Jerry Houston is PRIDE Radio's Program Director overseeing day-to-day operation of the station. He also serves as the station's afternoon personality (3pm-7pm Eastern Time) presenting under his last name "Houston." Houston has been part of PRIDE Radio's daily operation since 2011 with Parker joining in 2013. Prior to joining PRIDE Radio, Houston was the Digital Program Director overseeing the online assets iHeartMedia radio stations in the Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC markets. Houston also serves as Entertainment Chair for Capital Pride Alliance in Washington, DC, producing the organization's annual concert on Pennsylvania Ave.

Stations[edit]

These FM stations currently carry Pride Radio on their HD2 (or HD3) digital subchannels:[1]

Former Affiliates[edit]

Competitors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Listen To PRIDE Radio On These Stations Nationwide". Pride Radio. Retrieved 2019-06-24.

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