Some big moves happening at 93.7 The Beat KQBT:
iHeartMedia Houston announced today that Devi Dev has been named Music Director for KQBT-FM 93.7 THE BEAT, Houston’s Real Hip-Hop and R&B, effective immediately. In addition, Devi will also host middays on THE BEAT from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. weekdays.
iHeartMedia Houston has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of renowned brands and franchises — both broadcast and digital — including KQBT-FM, KTBZ-FM, KODA-FM, KTRH-AM, KPRC-AM, KBME-AM. iHeartMedia Houston is a leading media outlet in the Houston market and its programming and content are available across multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; online via its branded digital sites; mobile; and social, with nationwide listening through iHeartRadio — with its more than 600 million downloads, more than 75 million social media followers and 87 million digital uniques across the Network.
Devi is among the original air staff at THE BEAT since its launch in December 2013, previously hosting evenings. Prior to joining iHeartMedia Houston, Devi’s radio and music career began in Los Angeles as an On Air Personality and Music Director. Five years later, she segued to New York where she hosted MTV’s Hip Hop POV and co-hosted mornings on Sirius/XM’s Shade 45.
"I’m extremely excited to play a bigger role on the BEAT," said Devi. "This is a chance to get even closer to our audience, and create amazing things along the way. iHeartMedia is an extremely innovative and forward-thinking company; to be able to grow my career with them is a huge opportunity. I’m ready to get started!"
"It’s obvious that Devi has so much to offer the station with the energy she gives us both on and off the air," said Bo Money, Program Director, THE BEAT. "I love that she comes with incredible contacts and such a keen knowledge of the community to better serve the Houston market. We’re excited for our listeners and our partners."