Radio Personality Bob Rivers to be Inducted Into 2023 Radio Hall of Fame

Cumulus Media Personality is One of Eight to be Honored at Radio Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on November 2nd at New York’s InterContinental Barclay Hotel

WORCESTER, MA – October 18, 2023 — Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that Worcester, MA, radio personality Bob Rivers has been selected for induction into the Radio Hall of Fame.

Rivers is one of eight 2023 inductees announced by The Museum of Broadcast Communications, Radio Hall of Fame sponsor, and selected by a panel of more than 950 radio industry professionals. inductees will be honored at the 2023 Radio Hall of Fame Induction ceremony on Thursday, November 2nd at the InterContinental Barclay Hotel in New York City.

Bob Rivers began his career at legendary Boston Rock station WAAF-FM in the early ‘80s. He shot to national fame first at WAAF, and then WIYY in Baltimore. His popular Twisted Christmas comedy albums were Platinum best-sellers and continue to be in heavy rotation world-wide during the Holiday season. After a 25-year run as a top Seattle morning drive personality, he returned to Worcester and “The Bob + Zip Show” on 100.1 The Pike/WWFX-FM in 2015. You can hear the “Bob + Zip Show” (with original Worcester partner Peter Zipfel) on 100.1 The Pike, Worcester’s Rock Station, every Saturday afternoon from 12:00pm to 4:00pm.

Bob Goodell, Regional Vice President and Market Manager, Cumulus Boston/Worcester/New London, said: “I started my career with Bob & Zip at WAAF Worcester/Boston, and I’m thrilled to work with them again now on 100 FM The Pike. We are so happy and proud to see Bob’s well-deserved induction into The Radio Hall of Fame.”

Bob Rivers commented: It’s amazing and a blessing to still be on 100FM The Pike with my original partner, Zip Zipfel. The Pike has a talented staff of WAAF veterans and Bob and Zip on the weekend.
The Bob and Zip Show originally ran from 1981-1987 on WAAF.

Fans and industry professionals can find more information, including names and photos of all new inductees, at the Radio Hall of Fame web site.

Tickets to the November 2, 2023, Radio Hall of Fame induction are on sale now at: portion of ticket purchases is a tax-deductible charitable donation to the Museum of Broadcast Communications.

To stream the “Bob + Zip Show,” visit: For more about Bob Rivers, visit:

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

About The Museum of Broadcast Communications

The Museum of Broadcast Communications (MBC) collects, preserves, and presents historic and contemporary radio and television content as well as educate, inform, and entertain the public through its archives, public programs, screenings, exhibits, publications, and online access to its resources.

About The Radio Hall of Fame

The Radio Hall of Fame is a project of the museum and honors notable radio personalities, showcasing their accomplishments in the Chicago-based Museum of Broadcast Communications. Each year, 24 nominations are slated by the organization’s nominating committee, which is comprised of industry leaders.


Lisa Dollinger, Dollinger Strategic Communication for Cumulus Media, 512.633.4084,