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Cumulus Media Q3 Net Revenues Down 1.7%, Earnings Up
Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media
Following its exit from Chapter 11 reorganization, Cumulus Media reported net revenues for the third quarter of $282.3 million, down 1.7% from $287.2 million in 2017. Adjusted EBITDA grew 0.5% to $62.1 million from $61.7 million. The company posted a net income of $12.7 million (63 cents More

Salem Media Group/Pittsburgh Appoints Brad Marshall as GM
Brad A. Marshall
Brad A. Marshall
Salem Media Group appoints Brad A. Marshall as General Manager for the company's cluster in Pittsburgh, PA. Marshall previously led iHeartMedia and Cumulus stations in Youngstown, OH and Ohio Midland Newsgroup and Bridge Media Group in Steubenville, OH. Marshall said, "Salem Media Group's superior More

Cumulus Media Launches Radio's First-Ever Lead Guarantee
Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media is launching a program utilizing the proven effectiveness and reach of broadcast radio, combined with the targeting capabilities of its digital products. The program, announced today by Dave Milner and Bob Walker, the EVPs of Operations of Cumulus Media's Radio Station More

Charlie Cook Reups as VP of Cumulus Country Formats and More
Charlie Cook
Charlie Cook
Cumulus has entered into a multi-year contract extension with Charlie Cook as Vice President, Country Formats for the company. Cook will also serve as Operations Manager for Cumulus Media-Nashville and as Program Director for WSM-FM. A veteran Country programming professional, Cook oversees More

KBEB/Sacramento Program Director Chris Matthews to Exit
Chris Matthews
Chris Matthews
Following the flip of Country KBEB-FM/Sacramento to AC, Program Director and afternoon host Chris Matthews will exit on Monday, November 12. He joined the iHeartMedia outlet last March from KMLE-FM/Phoenix, where he served as Assistant Program Director, Music Director, morning host and afternoon More

IBA Honors WFMS/Indianapoilis as Station of the Year
WFMS-FM
WFMS-FM
Cumulus Media Country WFMS-FM in Indianapolis was recognized as Radio Station of the Year by the Indiana Broadcasters Association at its 2018 Spectrum Awards Luncheon. The luncheon was held on Thursday, November 1, at the 2018 Indiana Broadcasters Conference in More

Programming Veteran Lee Hammer Takes KGO-KSFO PD Duties
Lee Hammer
Lee Hammer
Cumulus Media appoints veteran Bay Area veteran radio programmer Lee Hammer as Program Director of Talk outlets KGO and KSFO in San Francisco. Hammer served as KGO and KSFO's interim PD in 2015, when he was also the PD at KNBR 680 and KNBR 1050 (KTCT), positions he held for 12 years and More

Westwood One Adds Nielsen Auto Cloud for Ad Offerings
Nielsen signs Westwood One to use its "Nielsen Auto Cloud" for their auto marketing and measurement capabilities. Auto marketers can now target car buyers across radio, streaming audio and podcast media. The Nielsen Auto Cloud matches listeners of all types with J.D. Power and Nielsen car More

Weatherology Taps Westwood One as Exclusive Radio Partner
Weatherology
Weatherology
Westwood One is now the exclusive radio partner of Weatherology, the 24/7 weather reporting service. WWO will affiliate Weatherology to stations across the U.S., building on its existing 600 affiliates in the upper Midwest. Weatherology's technology delivers More

Lance Tidwell Exits Townsquare Media/Fort Collins as OM
Lance Tidwell
Lance Tidwell
Townsquare Media Fort Collins, CO, Operations Manager and 23-year radio programming vet Lance Tidwell resigns to pursue new opportunities and spend time with family in the Atlanta area. He had overseen Country KUAD-FM, Hot AC KKPL-FM, Classic Hits KTRR-FM and Alternative KMAX-FM since last April. More

Robby Bridges to Depart Cumulus Media Detroit After a Decade
Robby Bridges
Robby Bridges
Cumulus Media/Detroit Director of FM Programming Robby Bridges has announced his departure after choosing not to renew his current deal. He plans to return to Providence to spend more time with family. Bridges came to Detroit in early 2014 to launch WDRQ's NASH Country format as Program Director. More

Robert Elfman Joins WGNI & WKXS Wilmington NC as PD
Robert Elfman
Robert Elfman
Cumulus Media appoints 20-year radio programming veteran Robert Elfman as Program Director of AC WGNI-FM (102.7 GNI) and Classic Rock WKXS-FM (94.5 The Hawk)/Wilmington, NC. Elfman has spent the past 11 years with Eagle Communications and most recently served their three stations in Manhattan, KS, More

Emmis/NY Ups Bethany Kent to Director of Marketing & Events
Bethany Kent
Bethany Kent
Emmis elevates Hip Hop WQHT-FM (Hot 97)/New York Marketing Director Bethany Kent to Director of Marketing and Events for its New York cluster including Hot 97, Urban AC WBLS and Gospel WLIB-AM. Kent, a five-year Emmis/NY veteran, has served as Marketing Director since November, 2016. She joined the More

Triton Digital Releases the July 2018 Top 20 Ranker
Triton Digital
Triton Digital
Triton Digital has released its monthly Top 20 Ranker for July. 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 More

Report: Legendary Steve Dahl Set to Exit WLS-AM/Chicago
Steve Dahl
Steve Dahl
After four years as afternoon host on the Cumulus Media's News/Talk WLS-AM/Chicago, Radio Hall-of-Famer Steve Dahl has confirmed to Chicago media columnist Robert Feder that his final show will air on December 21. Feder reports that Dahl's announcement followed his report Tuesday that WLS is More

Phil Valentine Tops Nashville Scene's Reader's Poll
Phil Valentine
Phil Valentine
Phil Valentine, Host of "The Phil Valentine Show" on SuperTalk 99.7 WTN/WTTN-FM, has been recognized by readers of Nashville Scene as "Best Conservative" in its Best of Nashville 2018 special issue. "The Phil Valentine Show" airs weekdays from 3:00pm-7:00pm on Cumulus' SuperTalk 99.7 WTN, and More

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