DALLAS, TX – October 18, 2023 – Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that it has entered into a new multi-year agreement with the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL), extending its long-term broadcast partnership with powerhouse Dallas-Fort Worth Sports/Talk radio station Sportsradio 96.7FM/1310 AM The Ticket/KTCK-FM. The Ticket has been the exclusive radio broadcast home for Dallas Stars hockey coverage since 2009.
Dan Bennett, Regional Vice President, Cumulus Media, said: “The Ticket’s partnership with the Dallas Stars goes back to 2009 and we are extremely excited that this partnership will extend to 2029, making it a 20-year run with one of the NHL’s premier franchises.”
Jeff Catlin, Program Director, The Ticket, said: “We are thrilled to have many more seasons of Stars hockey on The Ticket. The Stars’ exciting and winning brand of Texas hockey is a perfect fit with America’s favorite radio station.”
Brad Alberts, President and CEO, Dallas Stars, said: “Entering the final year of our current five-year agreement, it was imperative for us to continue our partnership with The Ticket,” said Alberts. “For the past 14 years, The Ticket has provided listeners in the Metroplex with a unique platform to follow their favorite hockey team with exclusive interviews with Dallas Stars coaches, players and personalities in addition to wall-to-wall coverage on game days. We’re thrilled to continue this longstanding partnership with our flagship station.”
For more information or to stream The Ticket, visit https://www.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 403 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 www.cumulusmedia.com.
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