MEMPHIS, TN, May 19, 2022 — Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that it has appointed Andrew “Latty” Latimer as On-Air Host, Mornings, for Memphis Country radio station KIX 106/WGKX-FM. Latimer, a native Memphian, graduated from Germantown High School and attended The University of Memphis before launching his radio career. He was previously Morning Host for Memphis Classic Hits station Q107.5/WHBQ-FM and was also an on-air personality for Memphis radio stations I96/WIVG-FM (Rock) and 101.9 Kiss FM/KWNW-FM (Top 40). Latimer will debut on KIX 106 on Monday, May 31st, and can be heard weekday mornings from 6:00am-10:00am.
Morgan Bohannon, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Memphis, said: “Latty is a Memphis guy and is excited about being on a heritage brand like KIX 106, which will celebrate 40 years on-air in 2023. He’s high energy, smart, creative, and lives an active lifestyle with a great work ethic. He’s just the perfect fit.”
Chad Heritage, Program Director, KIX 106, commented: “We are excited to have Latty join the KIX 106 morning show. He knows the market and is going to bring a lot of energy and creativity to Cumulus Memphis and will help make the KIX 106 brand even bigger and better.”
Andrew “Latty” Latimer remarked: “I’m honored and humbled to be part of a legendary station like KIX 106. I grew up listening to the station and now it’s a dream come true to work for them and do morning radio in the city I grew up and love. Let’s sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride!”
For more information or to stream KIX 106, visit: https://www.kix106.com/.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.