980 The WAAV/WAAV-AM to Launch “Wilmington’s Morning News with Nick Craig” on Monday, May 3rd

Wilmington, NC, April 28, 2021 – Cumulus Media announces that 980 The WAAV / WAAV-AM, Cape Fear’s News, Talk & Sports will debut Wilmington’s Morning News with Nick Craig beginning May 3rd. The show will air live on 980 The WAAV weekday mornings from 6am-9am EST.

Wilmington’s Morning News with Nick Craig is a live and local morning show hosted by fresh conservative talk personality Nick Craig. The show focuses on the day’s biggest stories including Wilmington and the Cape Fear region. The show will feature a wide variety of topics, guests, and listener interaction. Fox News and WECT-TV Local News can be heard at the top and bottom of each hour, plus WECT-TV Weather Forecasts and Right Now Traffic Reports throughout the morning.

Eric McCart, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Wilmington, said: “We’re excited to have Nick join our 980 WAAV Cumulus family! He brings a fresh new energy and excitement to weekday mornings that our listeners will really enjoy. If it’s happening in Wilmington and the Cape Fear region, it’s happening on Wilmington’s Morning News with Nick Craig!”

Nick Craig, Host, Wilmington’s Morning News, said: “Traveling on the road paved by the likes of Rush Limbaugh, I’m excited to bring the next generation of conservative talk to the Wilmington region and beyond. To be part of a legacy talk station like WAAV and Cumulus Media is quite the opportunity at my age. Looking forward to using these platforms to engage and interact with traditional talk listeners and the next generation.”

For more information, visit: www.980waav.com.

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 415 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, lisa@dollcomm.com.