David Bartley Joins CUMULUS Wilmington as Program Director of AC Station 102.7 GNI/WGNI-FM and Classic Rocker 94.5 THE HAWK/WKXS-FM

WILMINGTON, NC, JULY 6, 2021 – CUMULUS MEDIA announces that it has appointed David Bartley as Program Director of Wilmington, NC, Adult Contemporary radio station 102.7 GNI/WGNI-FM and Classic Rock station 94.5 THE HAWK/WKXS-FM. Bartley most recently served as Program Director for CUMULUS MEDIA’s CHR Q105/WQGN-FM in New London, CT. Bartley was previously Assistant Program Director of WICC 600 AM and was on-air, weekends on WEBE108 in Bridgeport, CT. Prior to that, he was the local content/morning show producer and handled early middays at WKCI-FM in New Haven, CT from 2011-2013.

Eric McCart, Vice President/Market Manager, CUMULUS MEDIA-Wilmington, NC, said: “It was immediately clear that David is the right fit and we’re very excited to have him on board in Wilmington to lead our heritage brands. His depth of programming experience will complement our team of incredible media professionals.”

Bartley said: “I’m excited to be a part of the Cumulus Wilmington family and they have welcomed me with open arms! I am very excited for the next chapter in my radio career with two heritage stations in the Wilmington market, and look forward to new beginnings in the Port City. Big thanks to Eric McCart, Barry Fox, and John Dimick for giving me this opportunity.”

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Contact: Lisa Dollinger, Dollinger Strategic Communication for CUMULUS MEDIA, 512.633.4084, lisa@dollcomm.com.