Cumulus Media’s WQKL-FM/Ann Arbor’s 107one Taps Scott Vertical as On-Air Host, Mornings

ANN ARBOR, MI – JANUARY 3, 2023 — Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that it has appointed on-air personality Scott Vertical as On-Air Host, Mornings, on Ann Arbor Triple A radio station WQKL-FM/107.1 (ann arbor’s 107one). Vertical can be heard on ann arbor’s 107one weekday mornings from 6:00am-10:00am and on Sundays from 10:00am-4:00pm. He steps into the role following the retirement of longtime morning host and 40-year SE Michigan radio personality, Martin Bandyke.

Vertical was previously On-Air Host, Afternoons, for Cumulus Media’s 96.3 WDVD-FM in Detroit. He was also On-Air Host and Production Director at WWDX-FM (The Edge) in Lansing, MI, and Morning Host at CIMX-FM (89X) in Detroit. In his new role, Scott will connect with Triple A fans through the morning show, social media, and other platforms. He will also be heavily involved in community events and initiatives, highlighting the best of what ann arbor’s 107one and the Ann Arbor area have to offer.

Chris Ammel, Program Director, ann arbor’s 107one/WQKL-FM, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Scott to the 107one team. His energy and passion will be a great addition to our morning show, and we can’t wait for our listeners to get to know him.”

Scott Vertical commented: “No one could possibly replace Martin Bandyke. He has been an integral part of the lives of so many folks here in Ann Arbor. I’m going to do my best to harness Martin’s spirit and continue to focus on sharing great music and building community relationships for ann arbor’s 107one. I’m very excited about this tremendous opportunity in a city I love and look forward to working with the tremendous crew at Cumulus Ann Arbor!”

For more information or to stream ann arbor’s 107one, visit: https://www.annarbors107one.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. Contact: Lisa Dollinger, Dollinger Strategic Communication for Cumulus Media, 512.633.4084, lisa@dollcomm.com.