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John Summers Joins KKOB/Alburquerque as News Director


John Summers
John Summers

Cumulus announces that News Radio KKOB 96.3FM/770AM in Albuquerque, NM, has appointed John Summers as News Director. Summers is an award-winning journalist who was most recently Brand Manager and News Director for WHCU-AM/FM in Ithaca, NY. Prior to that, he was Regional Program Director and News Director for the Northwest News Radio Network and the Washington Ag Network. Summers' news career has also included stops at WIBW-AM in Topeka, KS, KHTS-AM in Los Angeles, CA, and KOH-AM in Reno, NV.

"We are thrilled to welcome John to the News Radio KKOB family," said Jared Hart, Operations Manager, Cumulus Albuquerque. "He's a great fit to lead this iconic Albuquerque station into an exciting new chapter and to help capitalize on our recent expansion of the KKOB brand."

Summers commented, "I'm thrilled to become part of the awesome Southwest legend, KKOB. I really appreciate Jeff Berry and Jared Hart's confidence in my journalistic vision for the giant AM-FM signals involved - and I love New Mexico. This is going to be fun."

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