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Ken Johnson Returns to WNBM-FM/New York as PD
Ken Johnson
Ken Johnson
Cumulus Media announces that veteran Urban programmer Ken Johnson will return to Urban AC WNBM-FM (Radio 103.9)/New York as Program Director. He launched WNBM in July, 2014 and left in April, 2015 to become Operations Manager for co-owned Urban AC WUHT-FM (Hot 107.7)/Birmingham. In addition to Johnson's new role as More

Cumulus Launches Custom Amazon Alexa Skills Network
Cumulus Media has launched Amazon Alexa skills for 300 local radio stations, popular Westwood One brands, plus the leading dedicated Christmas Radio Skill, Christmas Radio. The move marks the largest collection of custom skills available with Amazon Alexa in the U.S. This week has been the kick off of a national More

FCC Fines Cumulus/Myrtle Beach Over EEO Violations
FCC
FCC
The FCC has issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (NAL) for $20,000 to Cumulus Media's WDAI-FM, WSYN-FM, WSEA-FM, WLFF-FM and WHSC-AM/Myrtle Beach, SC, for various violations of the Commission's equal employment opportunity (EEO) rules. The Commission says that the stations failed to comply with the More

Bob Raleigh Releases New Book on Radio Industry
Bob Raleigh
Bob Raleigh
Semi-retired and former Cumulus/Westwood One Corporate Program Director and former WIVK-FM/Knoxville PD Bob Raleigh has written and released his radio memoirs, "Better Than Digging Ditches (Except The Pay And Benefits Aren't As Good)." It spans fifty years of rubbing elbows with everyone from Walt Disney to Kelsea Ballerini. More

Cumulus Signs Multi-Year Deal with Nielsen Audio
Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media
Nielsen announced Friday that Cumulus Media has signed a multi-year extension for radio ratings services for all Portable People Meter (PPM) and radio diary measured markets. Westwood One is also included in this agreement. The deal provides Nielsen's radio and network radio ratings services for Cumulus and Westwood One's 446 More

Cumulus/Detroit Promotes Four Programming Talents
Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media promotes four veteran radio programming talents across its Detroit station group. Mike Gagliano becomes FM Production Director and Programming Coordinator from his previous role as Production Director, while Adam Ficorelli, formerly with the Street Team, is named Promotions Manager and swing air talent for Country More

Osgood Celebrates 50 Years, Extends Radio Deal
Charles Osgood
Charles Osgood
This year marks the 50th anniversary of "The Osgood File," hosted by broadcast journalist and radio icon Charles Osgood. Fresh off receiving a "Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award" from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Osgood celebrated this milestone by signing an extension to continue broadcasting "The More

Report: Group Rejects Latest iHM Debt Proposal
iHeartMedia
iHeartMedia
A group of creditors have rejected iHeartMedia's latest debt restructuring proposal. In an 8K filing with the SEC, the radio giant disclosed that the group of creditors proposed their own deal that would require the company to file for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The development comes a day after Cumulus Media said it More

Triton Digital Releases the September Top 20 Ranker
Triton Digital
Triton Digital
Triton Digital has released its monthly Top 20 Ranker for September. The Ranker is a listing of the top-performing digital audio stations and networks measured by the Webcast Metrics audience measurement platform, accredited by the MRC. Total listening for clients measured in September remained steady with 5.4 million Average More

Cumulus Files Chapter 11, Enters Restructuring Deals
Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media has entered into a Restructuring Support Agreement (RSA) with certain of its secured lenders, among others, holding approximately 69% of the company's term loan to reduce its debt by more than $1 billion. To implement the balance sheet restructuring contemplated by the RSA, Cumulus filed voluntary petitions on More

Westwood One Makes Changes to National Sales Unit
Bryan Forbes
Bryan Forbes
Westwood One has announced strategic changes to its leadership and structure of the national sales team, effective immediately. 20-year sales vet Bryan Forbes (pictured) is appointed President of Sales. Forbes joins Westwood One from the Katz Radio Group, where he most recently served as Senior VP and General Manager of More

Cumulus Stock to Move From NASDAQ to OTCQX
Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media has received a notification from NASDAQ indicating that, as a result of the company's non-compliance with NASDAQ listing rules, shares of its Class A common stock will be delisted on November 22. This after the bid price closed below $1.00 per share for the last 180 business days without regaining compliance. More

Veteran Programmer Jessica Tyler Joins WDRQ/Detroit
Jessica Tyler
Jessica Tyler
Cumulus Media appoints Jessica Tyler as Assistant Program Director/Music Director for Country WDRQ-FM (NASH FM 93.1)/Detroit. Tyler will also host middays, weekdays from 10am-2pm starting December 15. Tyler joins the Detroit cluster from Summit Media's Country WQNU-FM (Q103.1)/Louisville, where she served as APD and morning More

Bob Richards Appointed Emmis/Indianapolis VP/MM
Bob Richards
Bob Richards
Bob Richards (pictured) is named Vice President/Market Manager of Emmis/Indianapolis, overseeing 1070 The Fan, B105.7, 93 WIBC and 97.1 Hank FM. Concurrently, Taja Graham, currently Director of Sales for Music, is promoted to VP/Director of Sales for the cluster. Richards joined Emmis in 2009 as Operations Manager, and was More

Courtemanche Named Alpha Media/West Palm DOS
Jason Courtemanche
Jason Courtemanche
Alpha Media West Palm Beach appoints Jason Courtemanche as Director of Sales effective, December 4. Courtemanche was previously VP of Sales for Cumulus Media in Los Angeles and iHeartMedia in Chicago. Prior to that, he served as Sales Manager for WBBM in Chicago and Director of Sales for MVS International Communications in San More

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