Cumulus Media Promotes Sarah Hamilton to Program Director of Savannah Country Station KIX96/WJCL-FM

SAVANNAH, GA – April 30, 2024 — Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that it has promoted Sarah Hamilton, known on-air as Sarah Lynn, to Program Director of KIX96/WJCL-FM, Savannah & Hilton Head’s Country Favorites. She rises from Assistant Program Director for KIX96, a role she has held since 2014. Hamilton, who joined Cumulus Savannah and KIX96 in 2014 as an on-air personality, will continue to be heard on-air weekdays from 9:00am-3:00pm. She is also heard on Cumulus Savannah sister Classic Rock station I-95/WIXV-FM on weekends, and across the U.S. as On-Air Personality for Westwood One’s WWO Hits Now/Hot AC. Hamilton holds a B.S. degree in Mass Communication/Media Studies from Illinois State University.

Eric Mastel, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Savannah, said: “I am pleased to announce the promotion of Sarah Hamilton in recognition of her outstanding dedication and contributions to WJCL and Cumulus over the past decade. Known for her unwavering commitment and exceptional talents, Sarah has proven herself to be an invaluable asset to our team. Throughout her tenure, she has consistently demonstrated a strong work ethic, a keen attention to detail, and a remarkable ability to adapt to various roles within the organization.”

Mastel noted: “As an Assistant Program Director (APD), Sarah has seamlessly stepped into the role of Promotions Director when needed, showcasing her versatility and willingness to go above and beyond to ensure the success of our endeavors. Her proactive approach and can-do attitude have significantly enhanced our operations, earning her the respect and admiration of her colleagues. We are confident that she will continue to excel in her new role and lead the station to even greater heights in the years to come.”

Hamilton commented: “I am honored to be given this opportunity to become Program Director for KIX96. I have worn many hats in my 10 years here at Cumulus Savannah and look forward to this next challenge, not only to guide KIX but to continue to serve the people of the Savannah and Lowcountry area that have been so wonderful to me. I am thankful to VP/Market Manager Eric Mastel for his belief in me over the years and this promotion to KIX96 Program Director.”

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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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