INDIANAPOLIS, IN – AUGUST 11, 2022 — Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that it has appointed Matt Longhenry (known on-air as Matt Malone) as the new Music Director and Afternoon Drive host for Indianapolis Country radio station 95.5 WFMS. Matt will debut in Afternoons on WFMS on Monday, August 22nd, and will be heard Monday through Friday from 3:00pm-7:00pm.
Longhenry, who worked part-time for Cumulus Grand Rapids from 2019-2020, was most recently Content/Program Director and Morning Show host for Mid-West Family Southwest Michigan at Country station WYTZ-FM in St. Joseph, MI. Previous stops in Longhenry’s radio career include stations in Eau Claire and Madison, WI.
Christopher “Boomer” Layfield, Operations Manager, Cumulus Indianapolis, and WFMS Program Director, said: “Matt’s a self-described ‘country boy’ who loves living the lifestyle – a perfect fit for WFMS! Throughout the talent search and interview process, Matt stood out from the pack for his ability AND his authenticity. Not only does he possess the skills to take command of the Music Director role and the passion to make great radio on-air, online, onsite and on social media, but he’s also a genuinely good human that wants utilize his platform to entertain, engage, inform and assist. He will be a welcomed addition to WFMS and Cumulus Indy.”
Longhenry said: “The opportunity to join a heritage station like WFMS with such a huge impact in the community and within the industry itself is a dream come true. Thanks to Boomer, Chuck Fredrick and everyone involved at Cumulus for believing in me and providing this incredible and exciting next step in this career that I love. I’m proud to be able to wear the legendary WFMS call letters and can’t wait to join the family and get to work!”
To stream WFMS-FM, visit: https://www.wfms.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 405 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.