Cumulus Media Promotes Beth Coughlin to Regional Vice President

Cumulus Syracuse VP/Market Manager Adds Buffalo, NY and Erie, PA Markets to Her Purview

ATLANTA, GA – December 1, 2023 – Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that it has promoted Beth Coughlin to Regional Vice President of Cumulus Media in Buffalo, NY, Erie, PA, and Syracuse, NY. Coughlin currently serves as Vice President/Market Manager of Cumulus Syracuse and adds responsibilities for Cumulus Media’s five radio stations in Buffalo, five radio stations in Erie, and extensive digital offerings to her purview.

Prior to joining Cumulus Media in October 2015, Coughlin had over 20 years of broadcast and digital experience, starting with WSYR TV and WUTR TV in Syracuse and Utica, as well as Albany, NY.

Bob Walker, President, Operations, Cumulus Media, said: “We are pleased to expand Beth’s responsibilities over these three key markets for Cumulus. Her deep experience and effectiveness as a leader make her a natural choice for this enhanced role.”

Beth Coughlin commented: “I am delighted to be working with the Cumulus teams in Buffalo and Erie. We will continue to serve advertisers and community partners with the strength of heritage stations, leveraging our powerful marketing platforms of audio and digital. I am proud to join these talented teams!”

Cumulus Media owns and operates five radio stations in Buffalo, including: Hot 98.9/WBBF-AM/W255DH-FM (CHR); 103.3 The Edge/WEDG-FM (Rock); 97 Rock/WGRF-FM (Classic Rock); Talk 1270/WHLD-AM (News/Talk); and 104.1 WHTT/WHTT-FM (Classic Hits).

Cumulus Media owns and operates five radio stations in Erie, including: Z102.3/WQHZ-FM (Classic Rock); CBS Sports Radio – Erie 96.3FM and 1260AM/WRIE-AM (Sports); Classy 100/WXKC-FM (AC); 104.3 The Vibe/WXKC-HD2 FM (Urban); and NASH FM 97.9/WXTA-FM (Country).

Cumulus Media owns and operates four radio stations in Syracuse, including: SGNL Syracuse (Triple A); 95X/WAQX-FM (Alternative); 93Q/WNTQ-FM (CHR); and The Score 1260/WSKO-AM (Sports).

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

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