CMA Award-Winning Personality Amanda Valentine Joins Cumulus Cincinnati’s Cat Country 94.1/WNNF-FM Weekday Lineup as On-Air Host, Afternoon Drive

CINCINNATI, OH, April 15, 2024— Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that it has appointed Amanda Valentine as On-Air Host, Afternoon Drive, for Cincinnati Country station Cat Country 94.1/WNNF-FM. Valentine debuts on Cat Country 94.1 on Monday, April 22nd and can be heard on the station Monday through Friday from 3:00pm-7:00pm.

Valentine, a CMA Award-winning personality, also hosts a popular podcast, “Pound This.” She previously hosted afternoons on Cincinnati’s WUBE-FM from 2015 to 2019 and has held on-air roles at stations in markets including Medford, OR, Denver, CO, and Rochester, NY.

Jon Laing, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Cincinnati, said: “Amanda is a strong addition to our growing team. In addition to her on-air experience, Amanda comes with impressive brand marketing skills.”

Chris Elliott, Program Director, Cat Country 94.1, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Amanda to the Cat Country family and can’t wait to get her back on the air and out in the community connecting to the incredible Country music fans in Cincinnati.”

Amanda Valentine commented: “With 20 years of radio experience behind me, I’m thrilled to return to the business after nearly five years away. Radio isn’t just a job—it’s been a love and passion of mine. I’m eager to reunite with listeners in Cincinnati, creating memorable moments, making a positive impact on the community, and having lots of fun!”

Other changes at Cumulus Cincinnati include new programmer Chris Elliott taking afternoon hosting duties on sister station 92.5 The Fox/WOFX-FM and Sean Kelly moving from 92.5 The Fox to Cumulus Cincinnati’s 96 Rock/WFTK-FM.

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 401 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

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