NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- TuneIn, the leading streaming and on-demand audio service with 100,000 broadcast radio stations, live sports, music, news, podcasts and audiobooks today announced the appointment of Michael Hermalyn to Head of Partnerships.
In his newly appointed role with the company, Hermalyn will be tasked with building out TuneIn's key brand partnerships on both a national and global level, as well as driving deeper high-level agency relations. Hermalyn will be based in New York, and will build and manage TuneIn's east coast operation.
Throughout his career, Hermalyn has been lauded for his ability to help major brands harness the power of audio to drive measurable results through integrated media programs. Prior to joining TuneIn, Hermalyn spent more than eight years with CBS Corporation. Since 2014 Hermalyn has served as Vice President and Group Leader at CBS Altitude Group, where he was responsible for new business opportunities focused on branded content, solutions and experiences.
During his tenure with CBS, Hermalyn led cross-channel efforts across many of the organization's core platforms, including radio, digital, live experiences, out-of-home, events and television. Hermalyn was personally responsible for driving over $100 million in incremental revenue to CBS from global companies in automotive, CPG, financial services, healthcare, insurance, and other strategic verticals.
"Michael understands the true power of audio and how to make it come alive for brands," said John Donham, CEO of TuneIn. "Our vision is to solidify TuneIn as the preeminent audio platform that creates an emotional connection with audience unlike any other, and we couldn't imagine anyone who is better suited to execute on this than Michael."
"As a long-time user, I recognized the power of the TuneIn platform and the opportunity it presents to transform the way in which brands communicate and engage with their audience via audio," said Michael Hermalyn, Head of Partnerships of TuneIn. "When I first became acquainted with the team at TuneIn it became clear that we shared the same vision, goals and passion for bringing brands into their world."
TuneIn has grown to become one of the most widely used streaming audio platforms in the world with more than 60 million monthly active users. TuneIn's programming includes 5.7 million on-demand audio programs and podcasts, and more than 100,000 broadcast radio stations from around the world. TuneIn's website and free mobile apps offer users the ability to listen to streaming audio of radio stations worldwide, including AM, FM, HD, LP, digital and internet stations. TuneIn has partnerships with leading content providers, entertainment networks and sports leagues across the world, including Major League Baseball, National Football League, National Basketball Association and National Hockey League. Listeners can access an array of sports coverage on TuneIn that includes college sports, live play-by-play, 250 team by team stations, thousands of sports radio station streams, plus original on-demand shows and podcasts via TuneIn.com, or by downloading the TuneIn app for iOS and Android devices.
For more information on TuneIn, please visit www.tunein.com.
Bringing together a wide collection of sports, music, news, podcasts, and audiobooks -- including original, live, and on-demand content -- into one app, TuneIn lets people find what they love while we help them discover new things. Streaming across devices everywhere to more than 60 million monthly active users, TuneIn is dedicated to changing the way people listen. TuneIn has over 100,000 radio stations and more than 5.7 million on-demand programs stemming from every continent, and is available for free across 250 connected devices. TuneIn Premium lets subscribers listen to the NBA, NFL, MLB, over 75k audiobooks, and commercial-free music stations. TuneIn has venture funding from Comcast Ventures, IVP, Sequoia Capital, Google Ventures, General Catalyst Partners, and Icon Ventures, and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
North 6th Agency