Blumhagen to Lead Bay Area Radio Stations KSAN-FM, KGO-AM, KNBR-FM/AM and KSFO-AM
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 5, 2021 — Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed Larry Blumhagen as Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus San Francisco. Beginning Monday, May 3rd, Blumhagen will lead Cumulus Media’s Bay Area radio stations KSAN-FM (Classic Rock), KGO-AM (News/Talk), KNBR-FM/AM (Sports), and KSFO-AM (News/Talk). He replaces Doug Harvill, who announced his retirement from the industry in January.
Blumhagen joins Cumulus Media from Audacy (Entercom Communications) where he was Vice President, Director of Sales, for Audacy/Entercom Los Angeles, CA, and for previous owner, CBS Radio, for the past six years. Prior to that, Blumhagen was General Sales Manager for CBS Radio San Francisco, from 2006-2015, following nine years as General Sales Manager for CBS Radio/Infinity Radio Portland, OR. A 29-year radio broadcasting veteran, Blumhagen started his career as Account Executive for Henry Broadcasting/American Radio Systems. He holds a B.S. degree in Education from the University of Oregon and studied at the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dave Milner, EVP, Operations, Cumulus Media, said: “Larry brings a strategic mind focused on building successful sales organizations and positive cultures. Aligning his exceptional leadership abilities and deep knowledge of the San Francisco market with our talented team and strong brands is a winning combination.”
Blumhagen commented: “I’m beyond thrilled to return to San Francisco and to join the exceptional team at Cumulus Media. Leading these great brands forward while meeting the needs of both our listeners and advertisers will be an exciting journey. I’m fortunate to be stepping into Doug Harvill’s shoes, as I know first-hand that he is a man of deep integrity and immense passion for the industry.”
About Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) is a leading audio-first media and entertainment company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion people every month — wherever and whenever they want it. Cumulus Media engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 416 owned-and-operated stations across 86 markets; delivers nationally-syndicated sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from iconic brands including the NFL, the Masters, the Olympics, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across nearly 8,000 affiliated stations through Westwood One, the largest audio network in America; and inspires listeners through its rapidly growing network of original podcasts that are smart, entertaining and thought-provoking. Cumulus Media provides advertisers with personal connections, local impact and national reach through on-air and on-demand digital, mobile, social, and voice-activated platforms, as well as integrated digital marketing services, powerful influencers, full-service audio solutions, industry-leading research and insights, and live event experiences. Cumulus Media is the only audio media company to provide marketers with local and national advertising performance guarantees. For more information visit www.cumulusmedia.com.
Contact: Lisa Dollinger, Dollinger Strategic Communication for Cumulus Media, 512.633.4084, firstname.lastname@example.org.