[Press Release] Pastor Rick’s Daily Hope, Rick Warren’s Radio Program, Expands To iHeartRadio

Oct. 25, 2016



LAKE FOREST, CA – Pastor Rick Warren announced today that his half-hour inspirational radio program Daily Hope is joining iHeartRadio – iHeartMedia’s leading all-in-one digital music and live streaming radio service. iHeartRadio has over one billion downloads, 90-million registered users and is now available on 90 unique device platforms spanning mobile, gaming, in-home entertainment, wearables, gaming and auto, making it an ideal platform for Pastor Rick’s Daily Hope podcast. In addition, iHeartRadio’s almost 2,000 digital radio stations can be heard on the downloadable iHeartRadio app for free.

Established in 2013, Pastor Rick’s Daily Hope is a nationally syndicated, half-hour radio program, whose daily broadcast centers around a lifetime of scriptural teaching by Pastor Rick Warren. In 2016, the National Religious Broadcaster’s Association named Pastor Rick’s Daily Hope the “radio/television program of the year.”

“I am thrilled to be teaming up with iHeartRadio to bring our Daily Hope broadcast to a whole new audience,” says Pastor Rick Warren. “In a time where there seems to be so much anxiety and hopelessness in our world, we are so pleased to be in partnership with iHeart to bring hope to millions more every day.”

“Rick Warren’s radio broadcast, Daily Hope, is a significant addition to the iHeartRadio podcast offering,” says Chris Williams, Chief Product Officer, iHeartRadio. We are committed to bringing the highest quality programming in the country to our users in a way that allows them to listen whenever and wherever they want it.”

iHeartRadio listeners can begin streaming Pastor Rick’s Daily Hope starting today.




Purpose Driven Communications is a 501c3 non-profit that provides hope in many forms, including a half-hour Bible teaching program called Daily Hope with Pastor Rick, in which Pastor Rick Warren shares a meaningful and applicable message from Scripture to encourage, equip, and train people to fulfill God’s purposes for their lives.


Rick Warren is a pastor, author, global strategist, and philanthropist. Widely considered among the most influential leaders in the world, Rick Warren is the co-founder – with his wife Kay Warren –  of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, CA.  He is author of the The Purpose Driven Life, which has sold in excess of 32 million copies. Rick and Kay Warren donate in excess of 91% of all their income to serve the needs of the church around the world.

Websites | PastorRick.com, Pastors.com and Saddleback.com

Twitter | @RickWarren


About iHeartMedia

With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 85 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest national reach of any radio or television outlet in America. As the leader in multiplatform connections, it also serves over 150 local markets through 858 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, wearables and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.

iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the fastest growing digital audio service in the U.S. and offers users thousands of live radio stations, personalized custom artist stations created by just one song or seed artist and the top podcasts and personalities. With over a billion downloads, iHeartRadio reached 90 million registered users faster than any other radio or digital music service and even faster than Facebook.

iHeartMedia’s platforms include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, podcasts, personalities and influencers, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCBB: IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.