Zachary Burton Named Full-Time Afternoon Host and Music Director for Top 40 Station 99.5 zpl/WZPL-FM in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, IN, June 21, 2021 – Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that it has named Zachary Burton as Afternoon Host and Music Director for Indianapolis Top 40 station 99.5 zpl/WZPL-FM. Burton is a recent graduate of Anderson University and has been a fill-in Afternoon Host for the station since former Afternoon Host Dylan Salisbury left WZPL to program Cumulus Media Top 40 station KKMG in November 2019.

JR Ammons, Operations Manager, Cumulus Indianapolis, said: “Zach’s been a valued member of our part-time staff for more than two years and I’m happy to say that he has earned this promotion through good old-fashioned hard work and passion. It genuinely makes me happy to see his efforts pay off.”

Zachary Burton commented: “I grew up in Indy and have idolized so many zpl personalities over the years… and now to be working alongside them is completely insane! I would love to thank JR Ammons and Dylan Salisbury for guiding me along the way, and Doug Hamand and Chuck Fredrick for the opportunity to grow with Cumulus!”

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 NCAA, the Masters, CNN, the AP, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across nearly 7,300 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 broadcast 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

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