Six Cumulus Media Radio Stations and Personalities Named 2023 Marconi Radio Awards Finalists

Cumulus Media’s On-Air Talent Dominates “Major Market Personality of the Year” Category, With Three Marconi Award Nominees Out of Five

Westwood One Nationally Syndicated Personality Rich Eisen, Host of “The Rich Eisen Show” is Nominee for “National/Syndicated Personality of the Year”

ATLANTA, GA, July 26, 2023 – Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that six of its radio stations and on-air personalities were named by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) as finalists for the 2023 Marconi Radio Awards. Winners will be announced on October 25, 2023, at the Marconi Radio Awards Dinner – Radio’s Biggest Night – at the Javits Center in New York City. The Marconi Radio Awards are a highlight of the NAB Show New York, held on October 24-26, 2023.

Cumulus Media’s six Marconi Radio Awards Finalists include three of the five total nominees in the Major Market Personality of the Year category, and are:

  • National/Syndicated Personality of the Year:

Rich Eisen, Westwood One

  • Major Market Station of the Year:

New Country 96.3/KSCS-FM, Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

  • Sports Station of the Year:

The Ticket/KTCK-AM, Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

  • Major Market Personality of the Year:
  • George Dunham, Craig Miller, and Gordon Keith, The Ticket/KTCK-AM, Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
  • Mark “Hawkeye” Lewis and Michelle Rodriguez, New Country 96.3/KSCS-FM, Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
  • Jason Pullman, 99.5 The Wolf – Texas Country/KPLX-FM, Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

The highly coveted Marconi Radio Awards are presented to outstanding stations and on-air personalities from across the U.S. to recognize excellence in radio. The Marconi Radio Awards were established in 1989 and are considered by many to be radio’s highest honor.

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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 404 owned-and-operated radio stations across 85 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 9,400 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

Contact: Lisa Dollinger, Dollinger Strategic Communication for Cumulus Media, and 512.633.4084.