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Cumulus/D.C. VP/Market Manager Ken Roberts Dead at 65


Ken Roberts
Ken Roberts

Sad to report that Cumulus Washington, DC VP/Market Manager Ken Roberts died suddenly Saturday night at 65. He is survived by wife Sandy and three children. Roberts rose to the company's DC VP/MM in November, 2020 after serving as VP/Sales for News/Talk 105.9 WMAL and WSBN-AM (ESPN 630AM The Sports Capital).

"The Cumulus family is sad to confirm the news that Cumulus Washington, DC, VP/Market Manager Ken Roberts has died. This is such tragic news and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family. Ken was a passionate and smart professional, who cared greatly for the team in DC. He has been a friend and coach to so many in radio and we're all better because of our time with Ken. We send our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to Ken's family, and are grateful for the time we had with him," said Cumulus EVP, Operations Dave Milner.

Prior to joining Cumulus in 2016, Roberts was with iHeartMedia/Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC as SVP/Sales. He previously served as Director of Sales for Bonneville International in Phoenix and as General Sales Manager for Susquehanna Media/Cumulus Media in Dallas.

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