Cumulus Media to Bring Sports and Sports Betting Radio Station to Providence, RI, This Summer

WPRV-AM Wagers Providence Sports Fans Will Love Its New Sports and Sports Betting Format, Launching August 8th as THE SCORE AM 790

PROVIDENCE, RI, JULY 17, 2022 — Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that it will bring Providence’s first Sports and Sports Betting radio station to the airwaves later this summer. WPRV-AM, currently programmed as News/Talk station AM 790 Talk and Business, will launch as THE SCORE AM 790 on Monday, August 8, 2022. The new station will bring sports and sports betting news, information and insights to the burgeoning and underserved sports betting audience in the Providence area.

Holly Paras, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Providence, said: “We are truly excited to introduce THE SCORE AM 790, a new Sports and Sports Betting station that we think Providence sports fans and sports betting enthusiasts will love. The new WPRV-AM will feature sports and sports betting insights and behind-the-book perspectives from experts in a highly entertaining and engaging format.”

Paras added: “More details and programming specifics will be released closer to the launch date in August, so stay tuned!”

Cumulus Providence will also launch the station’s new website at on August 8th.

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


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