Phil Cianciola to Host Mornings on Cumulus Media’s News-Talk 1490 WOSH-AM in Appleton-Oshkosh, WI

OSHKOSH, WI, August 18, 2021 — Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed Phil Cianciola as On-Air Host, Mornings, for News-Talk 1490 WOSH-AM in Appleton-Oshkosh, WI. Cianciola can be heard on 1490 WOSH Monday through Friday from 6:00am-9:00am and debuts on the station Monday, August 23rd. Cianciola is a long-time veteran of Wisconsin radio, spending several years at WHBY-AM. He also had a long run co-hosting Afternoons on WTMJ-FM in Milwaukee. Cianciola has also hosted his podcast, PhilCast, since 2009.

John Rowe, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Appleton-Oshkosh, commented: “We are thrilled to provide local news coverage to our surrounding communities and Phil is a perfect complement to our listeners and the WOSH-AM station line-up.”

Phil Cianciola remarked: “I have always believed in local radio and the relationships built with listeners talking about the community we share. I’m thrilled to be doing that in Oshkosh, helping to carry on the tradition of local radio.”

Cumulus Media owns and operates five Appleton-Oshkosh radio stations, including: Alternative “96.9 The Fox” WWWX, Classic Hits 103.9 WVBO, Country 99.5 WPKR, Standards 1280 WNAM, and News/Talk 1490 WOSH.

Cianciola succeeds 24-year WOSH veteran Bob Burnell, who announced his retirement in July.

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