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Report: Cumulus Refused to Let Garner Air Buttigieg Interview
Blair Garner
Blair Garner
Cumulus has created quite an uproar when it refused to let syndicated and National and Country Radio Hall of Fame air personality Blair Garner air a pre-recorded interview with 2020 Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg last week. According To CNN, the idea for it came from the Buttigieg More

Mike McVay Joins Benztown as Senior Consultant
Mike McVay
Mike McVay
Benztown has announced that Mike McVay, President/CEO of McVay Media, will provide strategic audio programming and business development services as a senior consultant to the fast-growing audio services and programming company. Benztown was founded in 2008 by L.A. radio producer and program More

Cumulus Makes $50 Million Voluntary Debt Prepayment
Cumulus Media has made a $50 million voluntary debt prepayment, continuing its commitment to reducing leverage. The company has reduced its total debt by close to $250 million since emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy on June 4, 2018, bringing the Company's total debt to approximately $1.05 More

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WWO 24/7 Ups George King to VP/GM, Sundstrom to VP/AS
George King
George King
Cumulus Media's Westwood One elevates two key execs in its 24-Hour Formats division. George King (pictured) rises to VP/General Manager from VP/Programming for Country. He'll oversee all programming and affiliate management for the company's 24-Hour Formats, with a focus on growth in new markets. More

KBA WKU Radio Talent Institute Begins Monday in Kentucky
KBAWKU Radio Talent Institute
KBAWKU Radio Talent Institute
Kentucky Broadcasters Association President Chris Winkle will welcome students from five universities as the KBA WKU Radio Talent Institute begins Monday, July 22 on the Western Kentucky University campus. Taking on the opening session is Chris Lytle of Instant More

Meruelo Media Closes on KLOS and KXOS in Los Angeles
Meruelo Media
Meruelo Media
Meruelo Media has closed on its purchase of Rock KLOS-FM (95.5)/Los Angeles from Cumulus Media and Regional Mexican KXOS-FM (93.9) from Grupo Radio Centro. KLOS and KXOS become the sixth and seventh stations in Meruelo Media's Los Angeles cluster, which includes More

Cumulus/Charleston VP/Market Manager Sherry Dollar Dies
Sherry Dollar
Sherry Dollar
Sad to report that Sherry Dollar, Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus Charleston and 27-year radio veteran, died Wednesday morning after a courageous battle with breast cancer. She was surrounded by her family, who has asked for nothing more than prayers and to honor Sherry's last wish to "Be More

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Cumulus Taps Randy Raley as PD for V100 & The Eagle/Topeka
Cumulus has promoted veteran radio programmer and St. Louis Classic Rock Hall of Famer Randy Raley to the position of Program Director for Classic Rock station KDVV/V100, Topeka's Rock Leader, and Classic Hits station KWIC/99.3 The Eagle. Raley will continue in his role as on-air personality on More

Rising Through the Ranks Scholarship Recipients Announced
Radio Advertising Bureau
Radio Advertising Bureau
Scholarship recipients for 2019's Rising Through the Ranks program, presented by Radio Advertising Bureau, BMI and Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW), have been announced. The twenty-nine individuals selected will attend this year's seminar More

Cumulus Promotes Leslie Whittle to Vice President, Hot AC Formats
Leslie Whittle
Leslie Whittle
Cumulus Media has promoted veteran radio programming professional Leslie Whittle as Vice President, Hot AC Formats. In her new role, Whittle will serve as a corporate programming resource for the company's HOT AC-formatted stations across the U.S. while continuing her role as Program Director of More

WWO, Audience Insights Release Spring 2019 Podcast Report
Westwood One
Westwood One
Westwood One is releasing the results of a new study focused on podcast consumers and their listening habits. WWO partnered with Canadian media research consultancy Audience Insights Inc. to utilize their Canadian Podcast Listener 2018 questionnaire for a major new study of the American podcast More

Country Radio Broadcasters Reveal 2019-20 Board of Directors
Country Radio Broadcasters
Country Radio Broadcasters
Country Radio Broadcasters (CRB) has completed its elections for the organization's 2019-2020 board of directors. Returning as CRB Board President is Townsquare Media's Kurt Johnson, elected as Vice President is Cumulus Media's John Shomby and returning as Secretary is SummitMedia's Beverlee More

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93Q/Syracuse Morning Team Ted & Amy Headed to Hall of Fame
Ted Long and Amy Robbins
Ted Long and Amy Robbins
Cumulus Media Syracuse 93Q morning team Ted Long and Amy Robbins will be inducted into the New York State Broadcasters Association's Hall of Fame this October. Having recently hit the 30-year-milestone together, the show is heard from 5:30-10:00am weekdays on WNTQ 93Q. Ted and Amy will formally More

KESN Becomes Official Radio Broadcast Home of NFL in Dallas
KESN-FM
KESN-FM
Cumulus Media has announced that KESN-FM (103.3 ESPN Radio)/Dallas will be the new official radio broadcast home of the NFL in Dallas-Fort Worth, adding the Prime Time NFL Package from Westwood One. Listeners will be able to hear "Sunday Night Football," "Thursday Night Football" and "Monday Night More

First & Only Female NBA Scout Launches ''The Weekly Pass''
The Weekly Pass
The Weekly Pass
Westwood One and Bonnie-Jill Laflin, the NBA's first and only female scout, have announced a new podcast called "The Weekly Pass." Upcoming episodes of the original weekly sports podcast feature interviews with sports superstars Lenny Wilkens, Roger Clemons, Shaquille O'Neil, Jerry Rice and Curt More

Nielsen Launches Podcast Listener Buying Power Service
Nielsen
Nielsen
Nielsen is launching the Nielsen Podcast Listener Buying Power Service from Nielsen Scarborough, with iHeartMedia, Cadence13, Sticher, Westwood One and cabana as charter clients. For the first time, clients will be able to profile shows using program titles More

Lowe Returns Home to Atlanta as Rock 100.5 PD/Afternoons
Axel Lowe
Axel Lowe
Cumulus Media appoints longtime Atlanta radio personality Axel Lowe as Program Director and afternoon host for WNNX-FM (Rock 100.5). Lowe returns home to Atlanta from Cincinnati, where he was Program Director and PM Drive talent for co-owned WFTK-FM (96 Rock). Lowe started his radio career with More

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