Evan Harrison

IntroAmerican businessman
Is Businessperson 
From United States of America 
Type Business 
Gendermale
Birth 3 February 1970 
Age50 years

Evan Harrison (born February 3, 1970) is the Chief Creative Officer at Van Wagner Communications, having accepted the role in June, 2011.

Biography

Evan has been the Executive Vice President of Clear Channel Radio, and was President of its Digital Division. During his tenure, Clear Channel launched iheartradio, an integrated digital platform and mobile application that took radio beyond streaming audio, by emphasizing original, exclusive content, including video.

Before joining Clear Channel Radio, Harrison was Vice-President and General Manager of AOL Music and the AOL Radio Network. Before leading the network, Harrison managed day-to-day operations as Executive Director of Music Industry Relations.

Prior to AOL, Harrison was with BMG Entertainment for 10 years in distribution and marketing roles, and helped launch its Click2Music.com site.

Harrison served on the Board of Directors of the Keep a Child Alive organization and is on the Board of Directors for Little Kids Rock.

Business developments

On June 12, 2009, Harrison became the Chief Executive Officer of Artist Personal Experience (A.P.E.) Radio, a joint venture between Clear Channel Radio and Front Line Management, that allows musicians to produce their own online radio shows. The first three stations were hosted by the Eagles, Christina Aguilera and Weezer. On November 22, 2010, Linkin Park partnered with A.P.E. Radio to launch “Linkin Park Radio.”

In March 2010, Harrison helped launch Dream Radio to support Simon Fuller’s If I Can Dream online entertainment program. Clear Channel Radio helped lay the groundwork by introducing the program’s aspiring cast to the nation via its on-air talent and digital platforms.

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