Danni Bruns Promoted To Cumulus Memphis Operations Manager

98.1 The Max WXMX Memphis Danni BrunsCumulus Media has appointed Rock “98.1 The Max” WXMX Millington TN/Memphis Program Director/Afternoon Co-Host Danni Bruns as Operations Manager giving her oversight of the remainder of the cluster.

Bruns has been with WXMX since 2007 and currently co-hosts afternoons with Chris ‘The Jar’ Jarman in addition to her programming duties. She has previously worked in the Memphis market at Flinn CHR “Q107.5” WHBQ-FM and started her career as morning co-host at iHeartMedia Country 98.1 WTXT-FM Tuscaloosa AL.

In addition to WXMX, Bruns will oversee operations for Classic Hip-Hop “98.9 The Vibe” WKIM-FM, Urban AC 103.5 WRBO, and Country “Kix 106” 105.9 WGKX.

Cumulus Media announces that it has promoted Danni Bruns, a native Memphian and 21-year industry veteran, to the newly created position of Operations Manager for Cumulus Media-Memphis’ four-station cluster. In her new role, Bruns will oversee operations for KIX-106/WGKX-FM, 98.1 The Max/WXMX-FM, 103.5 WRBO, and 98.9 The Vibe/WKIM-FM. She will continue to serve as Program Director of 98.1 The Max and will also continue to co-host 98.1 The Max’s Afternoon Drive show, “Danni and The Jar” with on-air partner Chris Jarman.

Bruns began her radio career while in college as an intern for a local station, then went on to co-host the morning show at Country station 98.1 WTXT in Tuscaloosa, AL, followed by time on-air at Q107.5/WHBQ-FM in Memphis. She joined 98.1 The Max in 2007 and has continued to develop her programming and on-air skills while leading 98.1 The Max to total domination in Memphis ratings as Program Director.
 
Morgan Bohannon, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Media-Memphis said: “Danni is a solid leader and a bright, talented programmer with infectious energy. I’m excited to be working with her on a daily basis in this new capacity. She understands our market and I’m highly confident she will lead our programming team to achieve our goals and serve our community with excellence.”

Bruns said: “I want to thank Morgan Bohannon, John Dimick and Mike McVay, who really made this new opportunity a reality simply because they believed in me. My mission will always be to allow our all-star staff the freedom and direction that generates our incredible reputation in the marketplace. If you play the Cumulus-Memphis record backward, you’ll hear our people are the secret to our success.”

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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