KCMO Kansas City Appoints Pete Mundo As APD/Morning Host

710 KCMO 103.7 Kansas City Lance Tidwell CumulusCumulus Media News/Talk 710 KCMO/103.7 K279BI Kansas City has appointed Pete Mundo as its new APD/Morning Host filling the opening created by Greg Knapp’s exit in November.

Mundo most recently worked in New York where he spent time as a freelance anchor for CBS Sports Radio, WCBS, WFAN, and Fox News Radio. He also served as a play-by-play host for Wagner College football and women’s basketball. He has also worked as News & Sports Director for Omni Media Group in Woodward OK and operates HeartlandCollegeSports.com dedicated to the Big 12 Conference.

Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed news/talk anchor Pete Mundo as Assistant Program Director and On-Air Host, Mornings, for News Talk 103.7-710 KCMO in Kansas City, MO. Mundo debuts today on KCMO and his morning show will air weekdays from 6am-10am.

Mundo started his radio career at KWOX/KMZE in Woodward, OK, and was ultimately named news and sports director for the stations. He was Sports & News Director for Omni Media Group in Woodward, OK. His move from the Midwest to New York City in 2013 included opportunities with WCBS-AM, CBS Sports Radio and WFAN-AM/FM as a freelance anchor and host. During his time in NYC, he has consistently hosted national shows on FOX News Radio and CBS Sports Radio Network to over 300 affiliates. Mundo holds a BBA degree from the Villanova University School of Business.
 
Donna Baker, Midwest Regional Vice President and Market Manager, Cumulus Media-Kansas City, said: “In our extensive national search for the right talent to connect with our loyal KCMO News Talk audience, Pete emerged as the clear choice. We are excited to welcome him back to the Midwest to lead 103.7-710 KCMO to a new level of success for our listeners and advertisers.”

Doug Hamand, Vice President, Programming Operations, Cumulus Media, said: ““Pete will be a tremendous addition to News Talk 103.7–710 KCMO. His passion for local Kansas City news and his commitment to on-air excellence will make him an incredible asset to the Cumulus Media-Kansas City team.”

Mundo said: “I’m thrilled by the opportunity to return to the nation’s heartland to host mornings on the legendary KCMO and to assume programming responsibilities as Assistant Program Director. Bringing a fresher perspective to news, political, sports and local topics and how they affect the Kansas City community on KCMO-Talk Radio 103.7/710 is something I’m very much looking forward to. Many thanks to Donna Baker and the entire KC Cumulus staff for welcoming me to this great team.” 

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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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