Cumulus Wilmington’s WGNI-FM, WMNX-FM and WWQQ-FM Raise $60,975 in 26-Hour Radiothon for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

WILMINGTON, NC, February 15, 2022 – Cumulus Media announces that the Cumulus Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon held Wednesday, February 9th, and Thursday, February 10th on Wilmington, NC, stations WGNI-FM, WMNX-FM and WWQQ-FM, raised $60,975 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The funds were raised over a 26-hour special radio broadcast encouraging donations from listeners. Radio hosts David Bartley on 102.7 GNI, Brandon “Bigg B” Hickman and Sandra “The Mid-Day Miss” on Coast 97.3 WMNX-FM, and Eric Medler on Double Q 101 (WWQQ-FM), led the on-air fundraising efforts.


Eric McCart, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Media, noted: “Many thanks go out to our listeners, sponsors and our Cumulus Wilmington family for supporting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and making our Radiothon a success. The generosity of our listeners and sponsors is amazing and will help further St. Jude’s mission to defeat childhood cancer.”

All funds raised by the Cumulus Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon will go directly to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and will support St. Jude patients and families who never receive a bill from St. Jude for the cost of treatment, travel, housing or food.

To donate to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, visit www.StJude.org.

About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Our purpose is clear: Finding cures. Saving children®. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to 80 percent since the hospital opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude is working to drive the overall survival rate for childhood cancer to 90 percent, and St. Jude won’t stop until no child dies from cancer. St. Jude freely shares the discoveries it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.

Join the St. Jude mission by visiting www.stjude.org, liking St. Jude on Facebook (facebook.com/stjude) and following on Twitter (@stjude).

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 406 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.

CONTACT:

Lisa Dollinger, Dollinger Strategic Communication for Cumulus Media, lisa@dollcomm.com and 512.633.4084.