Cumulus Media Names Veteran Country Programmer John E Kage as Program Director of 93.3 The Bull/KUBL-FM in Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – May 6, 2024Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that it has appointed John E Kage as Program Director of Salt Lake City Country station, 93.3 The Bull/KUBL-FM.

Kage is originally from Minnesota and started his radio career in the Twin Cities at KDWB-FM. A veteran multi-format Program Director most recently at KWBL-FM (Country) and KDHT-FM (CHR) in Denver, CO, he also programmed Country station KYGO-FM in Denver as part of the Marconi Award-winning team in 2019, was a Marconi finalist at CHR station WPOI-FM in Tampa, FL, and at KS1075 in Denver (RCHR), winning the Marconi Award for Station of the Year in 2014. Kage is also a social media brand ambassador in the adventure community on TikTok and Instagram, with 10 million combined views in 2023, an Insta360 rising talent in 2024, as well as an Amazon and YouTube influencer.

Patrick Reedy, Regional Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Salt Lake City, said: “After an exhaustive search to replace Travis Daily, who is transitioning to WSM-FM and WKDF-FM, we were thrilled that John E Kage threw his hat in the ring. We’re confident he has the skill set, knowledge, and tenacity to take KUBL to the next level.”

Chris Hoffman, Operations Manager, Cumulus Salt Lake City, commented: “John’s passion for Country music and love of the Mountain West lifestyle make him a perfect fit for Utah.”

John E Kage remarked: “Thank you to Brian Phillips, John Dimick, Pat Reedy, Chris Hoffman and Travis Daily for putting their faith in me. I’m excited to join this incredible team and keep the momentum going at KUBL. Utah is one of my favorite places in America and being right next door to my home state, Colorado, I couldn’t have written a better script.”

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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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