Bo Brown Joins Cumulus Media Beaumont As Market Manager

Cumulus Media 2018 Mary BernerCumulus Media has appointed Bo Brown as VP/Market Manager for its five station cluster in Beaumont TX.

Brown previously served as Director of Sales for that cluster from 1997-1999 after beginning his career in 1992 as an Account Executive for Petracom’s stations in that market. He most recently served as Senior Director for Houston based Rhino Marketing and has also served as General Sales Manager for CBS Radio Houston and VP/Director of Sales for Clear Channel Houston.

Brown takes the management reigns of the Beaumont cluster from Elizabeth Blackstock. The Lake Charles LA based Blackstock will continue to oversee that market.

Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed media executive Bo Brown as Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus Media-Beaumont, TX. Brown will manage Cumulus Media’s five Beaumont radio stations: KAYD-FM (NASH FM 101.7); KIKR-AM and KBED-AM (Sports Radio 1450AM/1510AM simulcast); KQXY-FM (Q94); and KTCX-FM (Magic 102.5).

The appointment marks a return to Beaumont for Brown, who started his radio career in 1992 as Account Executive/Sales Manager for Petracom Broadcasting in Beaumont and was Director of Sales for Cumulus Media-Beaumont from 1997-1999. He rejoins Cumulus from Rhino Marketing in Houston, TX, where he was Senior Director. Prior to that, he was General Sales Manager for CBS Radio in Houston, and was Vice President/Director of Sales for iHeartMedia/Clear Channel’s Houston radio stations. Brown holds a B.S. degree in Corporate Communication from Lamar University in Beaumont.

Mark Sullivan, Regional Vice President, Operations, Cumulus Media, said: “I’m looking forward to working with Bo and having him lead our team in Beaumont. Bo’s strong ties to the community and the region, combined with his track record of success and his experience give me great optimism that he’ll be wildly successful with us. It’s an exciting day.”

Brown said: “I’m excited about getting back to my roots and coming home to where I started my radio career. I want to thank Mary Berner, Bob Walker and Mark Sullivan for this opportunity. I’m looking forward to being a part of an already very talented team and helping them to become even more successful.”

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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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