Cumulus Media’s KIX 106/WGKX-FM Welcomes Renee Castle as Co-Host, “Mornings With Latty”

MEMPHIS, TN – JANUARY 17, 2023 — Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that it has appointed Renee Castle as Co-Host, Mornings, on Memphis Country radio station, KIX 106/WGKX-FM. Castle joins On-Air Host, Andrew “Latty” Latimer, who debuted on KIX 106 Mornings last May. The dynamic on-air team entertains Memphis Country radio fans weekdays from 6:00am-10:00am.

Castle was previously On-Air Host, Nights, at Country-formatted WKLB-FM in Boston, MA. Prior to that, she was on-air at Cumulus Nashville Country station, 103.3 WKDF-FM. Castle, a former actor and television producer, has also been heard on KRTY-FM (Country) in San Jose, CA, and at WJXA-FM (AC) in Nashville, TN.

Morgan Bohannon, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Memphis, said: “Renée is a pro and brings a lot of energy to the show. She and Latty had instant chemistry and sound great together.”

Chad Heritage, Program Director, KIX 106, commented: “I’m very excited to have Renee join the KIX 106 morning show. Her experience, passion for radio and for country music will only help make our brand even stronger. She’s a team player and she is a great fit for our team here in Memphis.” 

Danni Bruns, Operations Manager, Cumulus Memphis, added: “As KIX106 celebrates its 40th birthday this year, I can’t think of a better gift than Renee.”

Castle remarked: “I am so thrilled to be a part of the KIX 106 family! Can’t wait to hear from our listeners every morning from 6-10!”

For more information or to stream KIX 106, visit: https://www.kix106.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.