Cumulus Media Taps John Rowe to Lead Northeast Wisconsin Operations as Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus Green Bay and Cumulus Appleton/Oshkosh

GREEN BAY, WI, and OSHKOSH, WI, April 14, 2022 — Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that it has appointed John Rowe as Vice President/Market Manager for the combined business unit of Cumulus Green Bay and Cumulus Appleton/Oshkosh. Rowe has been Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus Appleton/Oshkosh for nearly eight years and adds leadership responsibilities for the Green Bay market, effective immediately.

A 30-year media veteran, Rowe joined Cumulus Media in October 2014, after 10 years at Gannett in Green Bay and Oshkosh, where he held positions including Advertising Director, Gannett Green Bay, and Advertising Director, Gannett Oshkosh, as well as Director, Group Majors & National for Gannett. Prior to that, Rowe spent over 11 years with the Chicago Sun-Times in positions including Director, Major Accounts and as National Sales Manager. He holds a B.A. degree in Communication and Media Studies from Marist College.

Mark Sullivan, Regional Vice President, Cumulus Media, said: “John’s track record of success with his team in Appleton/Oshkosh, along with his outstanding client and community involvement made him the natural choice to lead our operations in Northeast Wisconsin. I’m excited for both John and our team members and I look forward to their many successes.”

John Rowe commented: “I am excited to lead both Wisconsin clusters on behalf of Cumulus Media. The combination of talent and quality programming in each market makes this an ideal role and provides a host of opportunities going forward. My primary focus will be to enhance these great brands while meeting the needs of both our listeners and advertisers. I want to thank Mary Berner, Bob Walker, and Mark Sullivan for this opportunity.”

Cumulus Media owns and operates five radio stations in Green Bay, including: Star 98/WQLH-FM (AC), Sports Radio 107.5 & 1400, WDUZ-AM/FM (Sports), 106.7 The Big Dog/WKRU-FM (Triple A), and 103.1 WOGB/WOGB-FM (Classic Hits).

Cumulus Media owns and operates five radio stations in Appleton/Oshkosh, including: 103.9 WVBO-FM (Classic Hits), WNAM 1280AM (Nostalgia), WOSH 93.9 & 1490/WOSH-AM (News/Talk), 96.9 The Fox/WWWX-FM (Alternative), and 99.5 PKR/WPKR-FM (Country).

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.

Contact:

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