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EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network Joins iHeartRadio

Live, Interactive Programming From World's Largest Catholic Media Network Now Available On iHeartRadio Digital Platforms Including Smartphones, Tablets & Web

Irondale, AL, Nov. 8, 2012 - The EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network has become the first Catholic broadcaster to be added to iHeartRadio, Clear Channel's industry-leading digital radio service. Under this agreement, EWTN, the live, interactive, family-friendly Catholic radio network, will now be available on the iHeartRadio platform wherever it is offered including web, mobile devices, tablets and automobiles.

iHeartRadio delivers everything listeners want in one free, fully-integrated service; instant access to more than 1,000 of the nation's most popular broadcast and digital-only radio stations from 150 cities, plus user-created Custom Stations inspired by favorite artists and songs. With more than 115 million listening hours a month, nearly 50 million monthly digital uniques, more than 125 million downloads of iHeartRadio mobile apps and more than 18 million registered users, iHeartRadio's free service continues to grow faster than all other popular digital entertainment and social platforms.

"As we enter the Year of Faith called for by Pope Benedict XVI, EWTN, the largest Catholic media network in the world, is pleased to partner with iHeartRadio, the industry-leading digital radio service, to proclaim the Gospel message to an ever-expanding global audience," said EWTN President & Chief Executive Officer Michael P. Warsaw. "Our foundress, Mother Angelica, took the Lord's command to carry His message to the ends of the earth seriously. Our partnership with iHeartRadio enables us to carry on that legacy using the latest in digital technology."

"By adding EWTN, the leading Catholic media network, to the iHeartRadio platform, we continue to enhance iHeartRadio's offerings for users," said Brian Lakamp, President of Digital for Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. "We want to be everywhere our listeners are with a variety of programming options and this agreement offers iHeartRadio users an even more interesting and diverse listening experience."

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ABOUT EWTN
EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 32nd year, is available in over 200 million television households in more than 140 countries and territories. With its direct broadcast satellite television and radio services, AM & FM radio networks with a U.S. affiliate base exceeding 200+ stations, worldwide shortwave radio station, ewtn.mobi for mobile phones, Internet website www.ewtn.com, electronic and print news services, and publishing arm, EWTN is the largest Catholic media network in the world. EWTN Radio listeners may now choose to hear EWTN on iHeartRadio http://www.iheart.com/#/live/6130/, via our radio affiliates (http://www.ewtn.com/radio/amfm.htm), on satellite radio (http://www.ewtn.com/sirius/index.asp), and live streaming on EWTN's website, www.ewtn.com.
 
 
For Information, Please Contact:

Michelle Johnson
Director of Communications
EWTN Global Catholic Network
5817 Old Leeds Road
Irondale, Alabama 35210-2198 USA
(205) 795-5769 - Office
(205) 441-6248 - Cell
(205) 795-5781 - Fax
About iHeartMedia
With 245 million monthly listeners in the U.S., 97 million monthly digital uniques and 196 million monthly consumers of its Total Traffic and Weather Network, iHeartMedia has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. It serves over 150 markets through 859 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on tablets and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.
 
iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the No. 1 all-in-one digital audio service with over 345 million downloads; it reached its first 20 million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet history and reached 50 million users faster than any digital music service and even faster than Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.  The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation.