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  1. Cumulus-Buffalo Re-Signs Shredd and Ragan For Mornings At WEDGRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | FMQB

    Cumulus Media announces that it has re-signed long-running Buffalo morning team Ted Shredd and Tom Ragan to WEDG . The Shredd and Ragan Show is a four-hour morning show based in Buffalo, NY broadcasting to Western New York and Southern Ontario, heard on 103.3 The Edge weekday mornings.

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  2. Chicago Radio Legend John Records Landecker To Sign Off After 40 Years On-AirRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | FMQB

    Cumulus Media announces that legendary Chicago radio personality and WLS -FM host, John Records Landecker will retire at the end of the month after more than 40 years in radio. His last show will air on Friday, July 31 from 8:00-11:00 p.m. Following Landecker's sign-off, frequent guest host Jeff Davis will step in to cover Nights on WLS-FM until a new host is named.

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  3. Brian Thomas Blows Into The Windy CityRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Radio Ink

    Confirming a report from earlier, Cumulus Media announced that Brian Thomas will be the new PD for WLS-FM/Chicago. He replaces Jan Jeffries, who moved to WRQX/Washington, DC earlier this month.

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  4. Cumulus Appoints Brian Thomas As PD For WLS-FM/ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | FMQB

    Cumulus Media has announced that it has named programming executive Brian Thomas as Program Director for WLS -FM /Chicago. Thomas will continue to serve Cumulus as Corporate Program Director for the Country format, and will now also oversee Classic Hits for the company.

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  5. WDVD drops Allyson Martinek from morning showRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Detroit News

    WDVD drops Allyson Martinek from morning show Martinek confirmed her dismissal in a Facebook posting Monday night Check out this story on detroitnews.com: http://detne.ws/1SbYgBm WDVD-FM is shuffling its "Blaine & Allyson" morning show lineup, keeping Blaine Fowler but jettisoning Allyson Martinek, The Detroit News has learned. A new co-host will be hired to replace her, according to an internal memo issued by Cumulus Media, which owns the station.

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  6. Cumulus Reportedly Creating NASH Next Record Label, On-Air...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Billboard

    Cumulus Media's NASH brand of country music programming may soon be adding an on-air talent competition to the mix. The New York Post reports that Cumulus, which owns over 60 NASH and NASH Icon radio stations, is looking to launch an American Idol-style show called NASH Next, with winners receiving a record deal on a new label of the same name.

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  7. In Brief - July 24, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | FMQB

    July 24, 2015 Cumulus Media has promoted Dominic 'Zakk' Zaccagnini to Assistant Program Director/Afternoon Drive personality for KSAN /San Francisco. Zaccagnini moves to KSAN from Cumulus Classic Rocker WLUP /Chicago, where he was an on-air personality and Music Director.

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  8. Radio most effective channel driving sales for Amazon's Prime DayRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | BizReport

    At a rate of 398 orders per second, Amazon's first-ever Prime Day on July 15 this year broke last year's Black Friday records. There's little doubt that the success of the event was down to extensive advertising - but which channel was the most successful in driving sales? According to the results of research conducted by Ipsos for Cumulus Media and Westwood One , radio was the most effective channel, even compared to television and online.

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  9. Bulls, White Sox deals put WLS-AM back in the game in a big wayRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | ChicagoSports.com

    ... also airs Notre Dame football and basketball. Why the big jump into sports for WLS? It was a natural move for Cumulus Media, which bought the station in 2011. Cumulus owns Westwood One Sports, which airs the NFL radio package, and has other stations ...

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  10. Country Radio People Named "Power Players"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Radio Ink

    Billboard has revealed its first-ever "Nashville Top 50 Power Players List," ranking those of great influence in the Country music world. On that list are a handful of radio people, including: Cumulus Media EVP of Content and Programming John Dickey ; SiriusXM Senior Director of Country Programming John Marks ; CBS Radio's VP of Country Programming and WUSN/Chicago PD Jeff Kapugi ; iHeartMedia personality Bobby Bones ; and Cumulus personality Blair Garner .

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  11. Billboard unveils first-ever top 50 Nashville power playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Examiner.com

    ... Nashville Mike Dungan, Live Nation Country President Brian O'Connell, the heads of Sony Nash, Warner Nash, Cumulus Media and various top management companies. Businesses focused on the live music sector are also up there, including William Morris ...

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  12. Radio Ads Helped Amazon's Prime DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Radio Ink

    A new IPSOS study commissioned by Cumulus Media and Westwood One has revealed advertising drove significant awareness for the July 15 Amazon.com Prime Day sales event. Cumulus commissioned the study in order to understand how effective advertising and radio is to drive online purchases.

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  13. Media notes: Craig Humphreys hired to replace Bob Barry Jr. on Sports Animal radio networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | NewsOK.com

    Humphreys, 62, said he had been looking forward "to the most intriguing season for the Thunder," which includes the final year of Kevin Durant's contract, and had no intention of replacing Barry when he changed his mind earlier this month after discussing the job with Cumulus Media management. It took a sudden change of heart for Craig Humphreys to relinquish his job as host of the Oklahoma City Thunder radio broadcasts to replace the late Bob Barry Jr. as morning host on the Sports Animal radio network.

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  14. Cumulus Promotes Hayden Green To OM For Fort Walton Beach/DestinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | FMQB

    Cumulus Media announces that it has promoted radio veteran Hayden Green to Operations Manager for Cumulus Media-Fort Walton Beach/Destin, a newly created position. Green continues as Program Director for WZNS , a position he has held for the past 15 years.

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  15. Steal These IdeasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Radio Ink

    ... in a really aggressive way.' Mike McVay , one of the most popular people at the conference and SVP for Cumulus Media shared something they're doing that's intriguing. 'It's something our company is doing called NASH-TV. Imagine a cooking show that ...

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  16. A Significant Number Of People Laid Off At Westwood OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | AllAccess.com

    ALL ACCESS has learned a significant number of people have been laid off from WESTWOOD ONE's COLORADO facility as CUMULUS has completed integrating its syndication arms. In AUGUST 2013 , CUMULUS MEDIA acquired DIAL GLOBAL for $260 million , which was merged into CUMULUS MEDIA NETWORKS.

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  17. Ronnie Dunn to release brand new single 'Ain't No Trucks In Texas' todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Examiner.com

    ... fans have missed him on the radio, and Nash Icon (which is a partnership between Big Machine Label Group and Cumulus Media, designed for older country acts) will get him airplay. He joins Reba McEntire, Martina McBride and Hank Williams Jr on the ...

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  18. Second Half Begins Amid Glory of 2005Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | MLB.com

    ... unearned run in a 10-2 triumph over Norfolk. Overall, he went 2-0 with a 0.75 ERA. The White Sox, Bulls and Cumulus Media, Inc. jointly announced yesterday that WLS AM 890 has been named the teams' new flagship radio station in a multi-year ...

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  19. Delmarva Broadcasting Company hires new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The News Journal

    ... Boden previously spent more than 30 years in broadcasting, including a 7-year stint as at the helm of Cumulus Media-owned stations WRQ-FM and WMAL-AM. Boden began his broadcasting career when he landed an internship with the Washington D.C.-based ...

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  20. Cumulus Media and its WLS-AM suddenly dive into sports in a big wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Business Journal

    Out of nowhere, Cumulus Media-owned news/talk-formatted WLS-AM emerged today as a sports radio powerhouse in Chicago. WLS-AM parent Cumulus Media said this morning it has inked multi-year deals to broadcast the Chicago Bulls and the Chicago White Sox , two major Chicago pro sports teams owned by one local sports and business mogul Jerry Reinsdorf .

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