Cumulus Media’s New Country 101FIVE Raises Over $25,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta Through New Country Close-Up Benefit Concert Featuring Country Star Kane Brown

ATLANTA, GA – NOVEMBER 3, 2022 — Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) radio station New Country 101FIVE/WKHX-FM in Atlanta, GA, announces that it raised over $25,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, with a special New Country Close-Up benefit concert featuring Country star Kane Brown. Brown performed for over an hour before an intimate crowd of 1,000 at Atlanta’s Variety Playhouse. All proceeds from the New Country Close-Up with Kane Brown go to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta.

David Jernigan, President and CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, said: “We are so grateful to Cumulus Media, New Country 101-FIVE, and especially to Kane Brown for their generous gift to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, “said President & CEO David Jernigan. “It is our mission to ignite the unlimited potential of kids and teens through engaging environments. This donation will directly benefit thousands of young leaders in our Clubs who have a passion for music and arts and could one day become the next Kane Brown.”

Sean Shannon, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Atlanta, said: “We’re proud to partner with Kane Brown in providing New Country listeners with an intimate evening of great music that raised $25,000 for such a great organization.”

Mike Moore, Program Director, WKHX/New Country 101FIVE, said: “We were thrilled to partner with Kane Brown and our friends at RCA Records Nashville to provide Country music fans with such a unique and special evening while raising money for a wonderful organization like the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta.”

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About Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta

For more than 80 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta (BGCMA) has ignited the unlimited potential of kids and teens by creating safe, inclusive, and engaging environments. Our 26 Clubs located in 11 counties across metropolitan Atlanta have traditionally served nearly 8,000 kids & teens (ages 6-18) each year, offering youth development programs during critical non-school hours that promote academic success, healthy lifestyles, and character & leadership. BGCMA also oversees Camp Kiwanis, a 160-acre outdoor residence camp. To learn more about BGCMA, follow us on social media: Twitter (@BGCMA_Clubs), Facebook (BGCMA), LinkedIn (Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta), and Instagram (bgcmATL), or visit us online at

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


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