Local Releases

Cumulus Media Appoints Nadia Cowart as Digital Sales Manager for Beaumont/Lake Charles

BEAUMONT, TX, and LAKE CHARLES, LA, November 16, 2021 – Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed Nadia Cowart as Digital Sales Manager for Cumulus Beaumont, TX/Lake Charles, LA. Cowart, who was previously Promotion Manager for Cumulus Beaumont/Lake Charles from 2002 through 2008, rejoins the company from KBMT-K-JAC12 News in Beaumont, where she was Marketing Director. […]

Cumulus Wilkes-Barre’s Top 40 Station WBHT-FM Rebrands as Hot 97.1

WILKES-BARRE, PA, November 15, 2021 – Cumulus Media announces that WBHT-FM, Wilkes-Barre, PA, has rebranded today as Hot 97.1. The Top 40 station, formerly known as 97.1/95.7 bht, will continue to simulcast on 95.7 FM in the northern region. Cumulus Wilkes Barre also launched Hot 97.1’s new website today at:  www.Hot971radio.com. Chris Kenney, Vice President/Market Manager, […]

Cumulus Memphis’ Rock Radio Station 98.1 The Max Raises a Record-Breaking $533,435.01 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis in 31st Annual Radiothon

MEMPHIS, TN, November 15, 2021 – Cumulus Media announces that Memphis Rock radio station 98.1 The Max (WXMX-FM) has raised $533,435.01 for Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Memphis through its 31st Annual Radiothon. The record-breaking amount was raised by the station’s generous listeners and RHM partners in less than 12 hours on Friday, November 5, 2021. The […]

On-Air Personality Cassiday Proctor Takes Mornings on 103.3 The Edge in Buffalo, NY

BUFFALO, NY, November 8, 2021 – Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed on-air personality Cassiday Proctor to two new on-air posts within the company’s radio station group. Proctor moves to Mornings on Buffalo, NY, Alternative Rock station, 103.3 The Edge (WEDG-FM). She also now hosts Middays on Adult Contemporary station Classy 100 (WXKC-FM) in Erie, […]

Cumulus Media Signs New Deal With Mark “Hawkeye” Louis, Longtime DFW Morning Personality on New Country 96.3/KSCS-FM

DALLAS, TX, November 3, 2021 – Cumulus Media announces that it has signed a new long-term agreement with Country Radio Hall of Famer Mark “Hawkeye” Louis, longtime Morning Personality on Dallas radio station New Country 96.3/KSCS-FM. Louis hosts the ever-popular morning show, Hawkeye in the Morning, along with 10-year station veteran Michelle Rodriguez. DFW’s longest-running morning […]

Cumulus Kansas City Bags Multiple Media Mix Wins

Cumulus Media announces that its Kansas City stations and team were honored with KC Mix Awards on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at the Media Mix Banquet held at the Guild in Kansas City, MO.