Cumulus Media Appoints Colin Mathews as Program Director for Hot 102.5/WLTO-FM in Lexington, KY

LEXINGTON, KY, February 17, 2022 – Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed Colin Mathews as Program Director for AC-formatted radio station Hot 102.5/WLTO-FM in Lexington, KY. Mathews joins Cumulus Lexington from Hot AC station 97.3 WMEE-FM in Fort Wayne, IN, where he was On-Air Host, Mornings. Prior to that, he was On-Air Host of “Mornings With Colin & Anna” on Country station NASH FM 102.5/WMDH-FM in Muncie, IN. Mathews started his radio career as a producer for “Bob & Marianne in the Morning” on AC-formatted WARM 98.5/WRRM-FM in Cincinnati, OH.

Scott Frazier, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Lexington, said: “I am very excited to have Colin Lutz join our Lexington Team as WLTO FM Program Director. Colin’s experience, enthusiasm and engaging on-air presence will be well-received in our market. Can’t wait to see what he brings to both the listeners and our Cumulus radio cluster in Central KY.”

Colin Mathews commented: “While working as a morning show host for the past seven years, I’ve had PD after PD say that I would be a programmer someday, and that time has come! I can’t wait to learn from the Cumulus Lexington group and build on the already stellar Hot 102.5 brand.” Mathews added: “So excited to be a part of the Lexington community! Now I just have to join a bourbon Facebook group to keep my eye on releases!”

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