Cumulus Appoints New Abilene Market Manager

Cumulus Media John Johnboy Crenshaw Grand Rapids YoungstownCumulus Media has appointed Jeff Lyon as its new Vice President/Market Manager for its four station cluster in Abilene TX.

Lyon has spent the past 21 years in Victoria TX as President/Chief Revenue Officer for the cluster now owned by Townsquare Media. Cumulus owns Sports “98.1 The Ticket” KTLT, Country 99.7 KBCY, Classic Rock “102.7 The Bear” KHXS, and CHR “Power 103” 103.7 KCDD in the Abilene market.

Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed veteran radio broadcasting professional Jeff Lyon as Vice President/Market Manager for its four-station group in Abilene, TX. Lyon joins Cumulus from Townsquare Media, where he was President/Chief Revenue Officer for its four stations in Victoria, TX, for 21 years. Prior to that, he was Vice President/General Manager for Sierra Industries, Inc. radio stations KSNM-FM and KXDC-FM in Las Cruces, NM.

Mark Sullivan, Regional Vice President, Cumulus Media, said: “We’re thrilled to have a manager of Jeff’s caliber joining our team in Abilene. Jeff brings a wealth of experience and knowledge that provides him with a strong foundation for success. We’re excited about what the future brings for him, our team in Abilene, our listeners and our advertisers.” 

Lyon said: “I’m very excited to be part of the Cumulus family and look forward to relocating to the Abilene area. It’s great to with a group committed to the industry and its future.”

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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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