Matt Malone Joins Deb Honeycutt and Kevin Freeman as New Co-Host of Mornings on Indianapolis Country Station 95.5 WFMS-FM

“Indy’s Morning Show with Deb, Kevin & Matt” Kicks Off New Era of Indy Morning Radio Today and Airs Weekdays From 6AM-10AM on 95.5 WFMS

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – January 2, 2024 – Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that Country radio personality Matt Malone joins Cumulus Indianapolis’ 95.5 WFMS-FM morning show today as Co-Host, with longtime Co-Hosts, Deb Honeycutt and Kevin Freeman. The newly named “Indy’s Morning Show with Deb, Kevin & Matt,” debuted this morning and airs Monday through Friday from 6:00am-10:00am. In addition, Malone adds Assistant Program Director stripes for the station.

Malone moves to mornings from his previous role as On-Air Host, Afternoons, on 95.5 WFMS. He steps into the role previously held by Country Hall of Famer Jim Denny, who retired from radio at year-end after a successful 35-year run at WFMS.

Darlene Park, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Indianapolis, said: “Our goal is to put together an authentic, caring, funny morning show that will entertain and engage the incredible listeners of WFMS. Adding Matt to the legendary lineup with Deb and Kevin checks all the boxes and we are very excited for this next chapter.”

Mike Killabrew, Operations Manager, Cumulus Indianapolis, noted: “Deb, Kevin and Matt’s tremendous chemistry carves out a new path and companionship for morning drive in Indianapolis.”

Matt Malone commented: “It is an honor to be on legendary WFMS with Deb and Kevin. The chemistry we naturally have as friends will translate tenfold with listeners. I am a fan of theirs as people, first and foremost, and could not ask for better partners heading into this exciting new adventure.”

Deb Honeycutt added: “I’m thrilled to kick off the new show and knew Matt would fit right in when he gifted Kevin expired concert tickets for his birthday! Matt’s amazing work ethic and passion for connecting with our listeners is magical. Let the fun begin!”

Kevin Freeman remarked: “I am so excited to be working with Matt. Jim was like the big brother I never had, and Matt is like the little brother I always wanted. Stay tuned for a fun show!”

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