Cumulus Wilmington Radio Stations Raise Over $70,000 in 26th Annual Cumulus Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon Benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

WILMINGTON, NC – February 21, 2024 – Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that Wilmington, NC, radio stations WWQQ 101.3/WWQQ-FM (Country), 102.7 GNI/WGNI-FM (AC), and Coast 97.3/WMNX (Urban) and listeners came together to raise $70,528 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through its 26-hour 26th Annual Cumulus Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon. The two-day fundraising event was held on Tuesday, February 14th and Wednesday, February 15th to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude that no child should die in the dawn of life.

Eric McCart, Regional Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Wilmington, said: “I am so grateful for the generosity of our listeners and the time, energy, and love our amazing Radiothon Team invests in sharing the St. Jude stories of hope.”

Cumulus Wilmington on-air hosts including WWQQ Morning Host Eric Medler, WMNX Midday Host Sandra “The Mid-Day Miss,” WMNX Program Director Bigg B, and WGNI Program Director David Bartley broadcasted live in-studio, with special guests, interviews and more to support the kids of St. Jude. All funds raised by the Radiothon will go directly to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and will support St. Jude patients and families who never receive a bill from St. Jude for the cost of treatment, travel, housing or food.

Joining Cumulus Wilmington in this annual effort for kids were sponsors including: Online Donation Sponsor, O’Brien Service Company; Wall of Hope Sponsor, Howard RV Center; Presenting Sponsor, Perry’s Emporium; Phone Bank Sponsor, Myles Family Dentistry; Toteboard Sponsor, Speaks Law Firm; and Angel Hour Sponsors, Bryan’s Heating & Air, Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care, Dynamic Dance Force, Eastern Turf Maintenance, Generator Super Center of Wilmington, Mister Sparky Wilmington, Nash Building Systems, Sea Tow Marine Towing and Assistance, and The Bluffs On the Cape Fear.

To donate to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 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, AP News, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across more than 9,800 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 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Our purpose is clear: Finding cures. Saving children®. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to 80 percent since the hospital opened more than 60 years ago. St. Jude is working to drive the overall survival rate for childhood cancer to 90 percent, and St. Jude won’t stop until no child dies from cancer. St. Jude freely shares the discoveries it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.

Join the St. Jude mission by visiting, liking St. Jude on Facebook ( and following on Twitter (@stjude).

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