Home Login RADIO ONLINE RSS Facebook
Advertisement

Cumulus Employees Must Take 5-Day Unpaid Leave


During a company-wide conference call on Wednesday, Cumulus Broadcasting and Cumulus Media Partners notified its employees, that all staffers, including management, will be required to take a five-day unpaid leave between May 1 and June 30. The move follows an industry-wide effort to reduce costs in a troubled economy.

Cumulus President/CEO Lew Dickey Jr. says that this is a difficult time the industry, as all other groups. So far, Clear Channel, Entravision, Journal Saga and Salem are among those that have implemented cost-cutting plans, including workforce reductions.

Participation by air talent under contract is voluntary for the leave, but Dickey says the vast majority have already agreed to take part.

Advertisement

Latest Radio Stories

Townsquare/Albany Ups Matty Jeff to Director of Content
Matty Jeff
Matty Jeff
Townsquare Media's heritage WGNA-FM (Country 107.7) Brand Manager Matty Jeff is elevated to the role of Director of Content for the company's cluster in Albany, NY. He had served as WGNA Brand Manager since November, 2015 and replaces Steve Richards More

Brian Davis Returns to Cumulus/Appleton as OM/PD
Brian Davis
Brian Davis
Brian Davis will return to Cumulus Media as Operations Manager for its cluster in Appleton-Oshkosh, WI and Program Director of Country WPKR-FM, effective Monday, August 17. Davis is currently Brand Manager of Townsquare Media's KXGE (Classic Rock) More

FOX Sports Radio Launches Basketball Bracket Challenge
FOX Sports Radio has announced the launch of a Basketball Bracket Challenge. With basketball fans deprived of March Madness this year, FSR is aiming to recapture the fun with a bracket challenge focused on the NBA playoffs. The challenge debuts More
Advertisement

Legendary WAKY/Louisville Talent Johnny Randolph Dead at 78
Johnny Randolph
Johnny Randolph
WAKY/Louisville's legendary Johnny Randolph has died at age 78. He passed way on July 22 at his home in Danville, KY, following a short, non-COVID 19 related illness. As Program Director for WAKY-AM (790), Randolf was the station's creative force More

Torrey Snow Takes Afternoons at WBAL/Baltimore
Torrey Snow
Torrey Snow
WBAL NewsRadio 1090/FM 101.5 has announced the latest addition to its weekday lineup - Torrey Snow will now host weekday afternoons (2 - 6pm). Snow is already familiar to listeners through his appearances on WBAL as a fill-in host and on weekends. More

WQAM (560 The Joe)/Miami Unviels New Programming Lineup
WQAM-AM
WQAM-AM
Entercom has announced an updated weekday programming lineup for WQAM-AM (560 The Joe)/Miami, effective August 17. The new weekday lineup includes "The Joe Rose Rose with Zach Krantz" (6am-10am), "The Dan Le Betard Show with Stugotz" (10am-12pm), More

Return to Menu

Advertisement

Subscribe to our Newsletter
Radio news and headlines delivered right to your e-mail box -- and it's free.

Advertisement

Advertisement