Cumulus Media Appoints Sly King as Promotions Director for Cumulus Birmingham Radio Stations

BIRMINGHAM, AL – October 18, 2022 – CUMULUS MEDIA announces that it has appointed Sly King as Promotions Director for Cumulus Birmingham. King has been heard on Cumulus Birmingham stations for over 17 years, having started his radio career as an intern with Urban AC station, Hot 107.7/WUHT-FM, and later serving the station as producer of the popular nationally syndicated morning program, The Steve Harvey Morning Show. In addition to King’s new role as Promotions Director, he can be heard as On-Air Host of Hot 107.7’s The Happy Hour with Sly King every Monday through Thursday from 6:00pm-9:00pm, Fridays from 6:00pm-10:00pm, and Saturdays from 2:00pm-7:00pm.

James Robinson, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Birmingham, said: “I am excited to announce Sly King as our new Promotions Director in Birmingham. I am proud to promote from within our Birmingham team, someone who has been committed to the Birmingham community for many years. I believe Sly will continue his dedicated hard work and will take the Cumulus Birmingham team to new heights.”  

Sly King commented: “I couldn’t be more excited and grateful for the opportunity to step into this new role at Cumulus Birmingham. I am eager to work alongside our tremendous leadership team and continue our efforts to make Birmingham the absolute best!”

Cumulus Media owns and operates five radio stations in Birmingham, including: Hot 107.7/WUHT-FM (Urban AC), Jox 94.5/WJOX-FM (Sports), Jox2 100.5 ESPN/WJQX-FM (Sports), Jox3 690/WJOX-AM (Sports), and Talk 99.5/WAPI-FM/WZRR-FM (News/Talk).


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


Lisa Dollinger, Dollinger Strategic Communication for Cumulus Media, 512.633.4084,