Cumulus Topeka’s KMAJ-AM Adds FM Translator; Topeka’s Best News/Talk Programming Now Simulcast on a Full Market FM Signal at 93.5 FM

Newly Branded “The Big Talker KMAJ-AM/FM” Expands Reach Through All of Topeka and Shawnee County With FM Simulcast

TOPEKA, KS, December 14, 2021 – Cumulus Media announces that Topeka News/Talk radio station KMAJ-AM has added an FM translator and is now broadcasting on a full market FM signal at 93.5, in addition to its 1440 AM signal. The new FM signal, K228FW, simulcasts 1440 AM programming and significantly expands the station’s reach. The FM signal will cover all of Topeka, as well as all of Shawnee County. The KMAJ-AM/FM simulcast is now live and includes hosts Armstrong & Getty from 8am-11am, Dan Bongino from 11am-2pm, Chris Plante Podcast, Ben Shapiro from 3pm-5pm, Mark Levin from 5pm-8pm, Michael Knowles from 8pm-9pm, and Jim Bohannon from 9pm-Midnight. The Big Talker KMAJ-AM/FM is the home of Kansas University Athletics Football and Basketball Broadcasts and of the Cumulus Topeka High School Sports Network.

The addition of a full-strength FM marks an evolution of the KMAJ brand, to include new branding as The Big Talker KMAJ-AM/FM and a new logo.

Nic Merenda, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Topeka, said: “KMAJ has been a part of the Topeka radio landscape for over 30 years. To be able to offer our stellar lineup of news, talk, and sports on a stronger, crystal-clear FM signal is an exciting new chapter in this station’s legendary history.”

Amber Lee, Operations Manager, Cumulus Topeka, commented: “Expanding the reach of “The Big Talker” is a great benefit – especially to the listeners of our High School Sports coverage. Mike Manns and his sports broadcast team are the voices of an entire community!”

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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

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