FORT WALTON BEACH, FL, March 16, 2022 — Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that it has appointed veteran radio programmer Hayden Green as Program Director for Country station NASH FM 105.5/WYZB-FM in Fort Walton Beach/Destin, FL. He has been Interim Program Director for the station since February 2021. Green will continue his duties as Program Director/PMD for CHR-formatted sister station Z96/WZNS-FM.
Green has been with Cumulus Fort Walton Beach/Destin since 1993, holding various on-air and programming roles. In addition to programming top-rated Z96/WZNS-FM and hosting afternoons on the station, Green lends his talents to Westwood One’s Total Formats – Hot AC at night. The multi-talented Green will also host middays on NASH FM 105.5/WYZB-FM.
Ashley Allegretto, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Fort Walton Beach-Destin, said: “Hayden has proven himself with every project and station we have asked him to manage or program. His skillset makes him the perfect person to guide NASH FM 105.5 to its full potential.”
Chris Kellogg, Operations Manager, Cumulus Fort Walton Beach-Destin, noted: “Hayden’s ability to focus and consistently program top-notch radio stations will give our cluster a big player with NASH FM 105.5. His enthusiasm is contagious!”
Green commented: “I look forward to putting in the hard work on another great Cumulus station and I’m excited to continue working with Charlie Cook and Doug Hamand on WYZB. Their support makes the station sound great and makes me look good, too.”
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 more than 9,500 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.
Lisa Dollinger, Dollinger Strategic Communication for Cumulus Media, 512.633.4084, email@example.com.