Chicago On-Air Personality Kenzie K Joins Cumulus Media’s Q101- Chicago’s Alternative as Co-Host of “Q101 Morning Crew”

CHICAGO, IL – April 20, 2023— Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that it has appointed Kenzie Roman (known on-air as Kenzie K) as Co-Host of “Q101 Morning Crew,” on Q101 – Chicago’s Alternative (WKQX-FM). Kenzie K debuts on “Q101 Morning Crew” with co-hosts Brian Haddad and Justin Nettlebeck on Tuesday, May 2nd. The popular morning radio show airs Monday through Friday from 6:00am-10:00am.

Kenzie K joins Q101 from B96 (WBBM-FM) in Chicago. She was previously heard on KDWB-FM in Minneapolis, MN, and on WLLD-FM in Tampa Bay, FL. Kenzie K is also seen on “The MVP Game” on Marquee Sports Network, home of the Chicago Cubs, and is a multi-year co-host of the Emmy Award-winning New Year’s Eve special, “Countdown Chicago,” on ABC-7 Chicago.

Troy Hanson, Program Director, Q101, VP/Operations, Cumulus Chicago, and VP/Programming, Rock Formats, Cumulus Media, said: “After an extensive search of strong candidates to add to The Q101 Morning Crew, we are incredibly pleased to have Kenzie K joining the team. Her energy, personality, and comedy chops are simply undeniable. From the moment we met with her, we knew we had found exactly what we were looking for to enhance our strong Q101 lineup.”              

Kenzie K, commented: “A morning show in Chicago has always been a huge dream and goal of mine, so I’m beyond excited and grateful that my dream will come true with Brian and Justin on the legendary Q101!”

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