DALLAS, TX – July 31, 2023 — Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announced today an exciting new midday on-air lineup on powerhouse Dallas-Fort Worth Sports/Talk station, Sportsradio 96.7FM/1310 AM The Ticket/KTCK-FM.
Former Ticket host Matt McClearin re-joins the station after two years on-air at Cumulus sister station Jox 94.5/WJOX-FM in Birmingham, AL. McClearin will partner with popular Ticket personality Donovan Lewis, who formerly hosted the 10:00am-Noon show on the station with veteran DFW sportscaster Norm Hitzges, now retired. McClearin and Lewis team up for a newly expanded show from 10:00am – 1:00pm, Monday-Friday, following the Marconi Award-winning morning show, “The Musers.”.
Weekdays from 1:00pm-3:00 pm, Ticket favorites Sean Bass and David Mino join forces for a brand-new show on The Ticket. Bass has been with The Ticket for 22 years, most recently as producer of “The Norm and D Invasion.” Mino has been with The Ticket for 11 years, most recently as producer of “The Hardline” weekdays from 3:00pm-7:00pm.
Jeff Catlin, Program Director, The Ticket, said: “I couldn’t be more excited for the midday makeover on the Ticket. Matt, Sean, and Mino have all earned this opportunity. All three guys are well-known and well-liked by our passionate listeners and their Ticket teammates. They will fit in well and make this a seamless transition. They will carry on the tradition of bringing hot sports opinions and fun and laughs to 10am-1 pm and 1-3 pm on The Ticket.”
For more information or to stream The Ticket, visit: theticket.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, firstname.lastname@example.org.