Cumulus Media Appoints EMMY-Winning Television Personality and Radio Host Jane Clauss as On-Air Contributor for 890 WLS-AM’s “The Steve Cochran Show”

CHICAGO, IL – September 29, 2022 — Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that Chicago radio and television personality Jane Clauss has joined the 890 WLS-AM on-air team as Morning Show Contributor for The Steve Cochran Show. Clauss debuted this week as a member of the 890 WLS-AM morning show team and can be heard weekdays from 5:30am-9:00am.

A two-time EMMY Award winner, Clauss is host of Creative Living, which airs nationally on the Yurview network, and hosts Arizona Living: Your Home Your Inspiration show and Craft Room Crash series on CLIXTV. She was the longtime host of Living Healthy Chicago on WGN-TV. Clauss can be heard on the Creative Living podcast available on all major podcast platforms

Clauss has hosted television shows across the country including Create & Craft USA on Direct TV and was correspondent for Metro Mix, Behind the Bubbly, and House Smarts. As an entertainment reporter, Clauss hosted the Around Town feature for KTVK TV-3 in Phoenix, AZ. She is a familiar voice on Chicago radio, as host for various programs on WGN 720 AM, and as morning and afternoon show co-host on Rock station 97.9 The Loop/WLUP-FM. She was also the in-arena host for the NBA Atlanta Hawks and WNBA Chicago Sky.

Stephanie Tichenor, Program Director, 890 WLS-AM, said: “I am delighted to welcome Jane Clauss on board as a contributor on The Steve Cochran Show. Jane is the consummate media professional whose brand has delighted generations of Chicagoans. From her Loop days to her longtime contributions on Living Healthy Chicago, Jane has always been authentically ‘Chicago’. I am excited to have her join Steve as they wake up Chicago every weekday morning with what our listeners need to know to get through the day.”

Clauss commented: “I’m thrilled to call the Big 89 my new radio home. Being a part of the legendary WLS call letters and working alongside Steve Cochran every weekday morning is a true honor.” 

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