Chuck Poet Joins Cumulus As Erie Market Manager

Cumulus Media 2018 Mary BernerCumulus Media has appointed Chuck Poet as VP/Market Manager for its five station cluster in Erie PA.

Poet joins Cumulus from Results Radio in Parkersburg WV where he was serving as Sales Manager. He also spent 15 years as Market President for Clear Channel’s stations in Wheeling and Parkersburg WV and General Manager of Xenia Broadcasting’s stations in Dayton OH.

Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed radio broadcasting professional Chuck Poet as Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus Media-Erie, PA. Poet brings over 20 years’ experience to Cumulus’ five-station group in Erie, which includes: WXKC-FM/Classy 100; WXKC-H2/104.3 The Vibe; WXTA-FM/NASH FM 97.9; WRIE/CBS Sports Radio 99.3 FM-1260 AM; and WQHZ-FM/Z102.3.

Poet joins Cumulus Media from Results Radio in Parkersburg, WV, where he was Sales Manager. Prior to that, Poet was Market President for iHeartMedia’s Parkersburg, WV, and Wheeling, WV, radio stations for 15 years. He was previously General Manager, Sales, for WCLR, WZLR, and WPTW in Piqua/Xenia/Dayton, OH.

Ron Giovanniello, Regional Vice President, Cumulus Media-Pennsylvania, said: “We are excited to have Chuck join our Cumulus Erie team. Chuck’s talent, skills and experience make him a great asset to Cumulus and will drive our continued success in Erie.” 

Poet said: “I am looking forward to continuing Cumulus’ heritage of service to the Erie community. I am fired up to work with the Cumulus Erie team, our Erie stations and all the other assets Cumulus brings to the table for our listeners and business partners. Exciting things are happening at Cumulus and I’m thrilled to be joining CEO Mary Berner, EVP Bob Walker and RVP Ron Giovanniello.”

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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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