Bobby Novosad, Longtime Lafayette Morning Show Personality and Brand Manager for Cumulus Media, Honored by the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters With Lifetime Achievement Award

LAFAYETTE, LA – May 8, 2024 — Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that Bobby Novosad, Brand Manager, Cumulus Lafayette, LA, radio stations 94.5 KSMB-FM (Top 40) and 99.1 KXKC-FM (Country), and Morning Show Host, 94.5 KSMB-FM, has been recognized by the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters (LAB) with a Prestige Award for Lifetime Achievement. The Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Novosad at the LAB’s 2024 Prestige Awards on Friday, March 22nd at the Marriott in Baton Rouge, LA.

Novosad has served the Lafayette community as a beloved Morning radio fixture for over 40 years and can be heard on the “Bobby Novosad in the Morning” show Monday through Friday from 6:00am-10:00am on 94.5 KSMB, Acadiana’s #1 Hit Music Station.

Scott Chiasson, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Lafayette, said: “Being from Lafayette, I have listened to Bobby Novosad since the beginning of his long career. He exemplifies the highest level of excellence in broadcasting. It has been a tremendous pleasure to work with Bobby the last seven years since I have been back in my hometown as Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus. The Louisiana Association of Broadcasters Lifetime Achievement Award is a big deal and there is no one more deserving than Bobby Novosad. Congratulations, Bobby – and onward and upward!”

Bobby Novosad commented: “I never imagined in my career that I would win an award for enjoying something that I wanted to do since the age of five. Growing up in Houston, I would scan the FM and AM dial every day and night, listening to some of the best radio in the U.S. I watched my mom listen and laugh to the morning shows. She would call in to win money (she won several times) from KIKK-FM in Houston. My senior year in high school, the school won a jukebox for the lunchroom from 104.1 KRBE. I even helped counted the ballots. Thank you to the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters, Cumulus Media, my team here in Lafayette, my listeners, as well as those that I have worked with over the years. This is my ‘hobby’ and my passion.”

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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