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Cumulus Names Troy Hanson VP/Programming Rock Formats


Troy Hanson
Troy Hanson

Cumulus Media elevates Troy Hanson to the post of Vice President/Corporate Programming Rock Formats for the company. The promotion adds oversight of the Classic Rock format for Cumulus to Hanson's purview. He was previously Vice President Operations for Cumulus Chicago, Program Director of 101.1 WKQX-FM and Vice President Programming Rock formats (Active/Alternative Formats). He will continue in his roles as VP/Operations for Cumulus Chicago and Program Director of WKQX-FM.

"We're grateful that Troy's mastery of every rock variant-- Alternative, Active and Classic -- will enable him to oversee these formats within Cumulus and Westwood One,: said Brian Philips, EVP, Content & Audience. "Troy leads with a well-honed instincts and a big heart."

"This promotion is well-earned recognition for Troy's leadership and effectiveness," said Marv Nyren, VP/MM, Cumulus Chicago. "Congratulations, Troy - and thanks for continuing to build our team into the best cluster in the city of Chicago."

"Very appreciative of the continued confidence Brian Philips and Marv Nyren are showing with this new appointment," said Hanson. We have an amazing group of creative and talented programmers and personality"es in Rock to draw inspiration from daily. A tip of the cap to Brian and Marv, along with Mary Berner, Dave Milner and Bob Walker for their stellar leadership."

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