COLUMBIA, SC, November 29, 2021 – Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed Terry Ford as Program Director for Columbia, SC, Sports radio station 107.5 The Game/WNKT-FM. Ford brings over 20 years’ experience as a Sports Radio programmer and on-air personality to 107.5 The Game. Ford will also oversee Cumulus Columbia’s ESPN station, ESPN 1320 AM/WISW-AM.
Ford joins Cumulus Columbia from Sports 96.1/WZNN-FM in Lexington, KY, where he was Program Director, Afternoon Host, Digital Director and Imaging Director. Prior to that, he was Late Night Host on 105.7 The Fan/WJZ-FM in Baltimore, MD. Ford was also Overnight Show Host and Weekend Host on national Sports/Talk radio network, Yahoo Sports Radio. In addition, he has been heard on Sports Radio stations in markets including Atlanta, GA, Seattle, WA, and Boise, ID.
Tammy O’Dell, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Columbia, said: “We are excited to have Terry join our team in Columbia. His experience and passion for Sports/Talk will bring new energy to the station and play a vital role in moving 107.5 The Game to a winning position in the market.”
Ford commented: “I am truly excited to become the next Program Director of such a quality sports brand as 107.5 The Game in Columbia. The Game has sharp upper management support, a rock-solid infrastructure, and a talented staff, so this was an easy decision for me.”
Ford added: “I want to thank Cumulus Columbia Market Manager Tammy O’Dell for offering me this fabulous opportunity. In my many conversations with Tammy, you could hear her love and passion for 107.5 The Game. I also want to thank Cumulus SVP of Sports, Programming and Audience Bruce Gilbert. It was Bruce who put me on Tammy’s radar. I can’t wait to land in Columbia and get started!”
For more information or to stream 107.5 The Game, visit: https://www.1075thegame.com/.
About Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) is an audio-first media 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 412 owned-and-operated radio 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 the CUMULUS Podcast Network, 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 www.cumulusmedia.com.
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