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Jimmy Steele Joins Cumulus/Mobile as OM
RADIO ONLINE | Tuesday, June 6, 2017 | 8:00am CT

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Jimmy Steele
Seasoned radio programmer Jimmy Steele has been named Operations Manager for Cumulus Media's five-station cluster in Mobile, AL. In the newly created position, Steele will oversee operations for WABD-FM, WGOK-AM, WBLX-FM, WDLT-FM and WXQW-AM. He will also serve as Program Director for WXQW-AM.

"I'm thrilled to join Cumulus Media at an exciting time in the company's evolution, and look forward to working with the talented and diverse team within the Cumulus-Mobile cluster," said Steele.

Steele has more than 30 years' experience as a program director, operations manager and on-air talent and joins Cumulus from iHeart Media in Reading, PA, where he was Program Director for WRFY-FM and WRAW AM/FM and Morning Show Host on WRFY-FM. Steele also served iHeart Media as Senior Vice President, Programming, for its six stations in Ocean City/Salisbury, MD. Prior to that, he was Director of Operations/Brand Manager for Saga Communications' four stations Columbus, OH. Previously, Steele held career posts at iHeart Media/Clear Channel, including: Operations Manager and Director of Programming for its seven-station group in San Diego, CA; Regional Vice President/Programming, Columbus, OH and Central Ohio regional markets; and Program Director of WNCI-FM. He was also Program Director for iHeart Media/Clear Channel's WRVW-FM in Nashville, TN.

"We are very excited to bring Jimmy's amazing track record and high caliber talents to coaching and mentoring our fabulous programming team in Mobile," said Doug Hamand, Vice President, Programming Operations, Cumulus Media. "Our great radio stations already dominate the ratings here and with Jimmy's vision, experience and focus, there's no limit to what we can achieve together!"

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