TuneIn has announced a deal to bring Cumulus Media’s 441 stations back to their platform.
The deal will also include distribution of podcasts from the Westwood One Podcast Network. Cumulus previously had a deal to distribute their streams on the iHeartRadio app, where as of this moment they remain. The addition of Cumulus Media’s stations helps TuneIn following the loss of Entercom’s stations from the platform last month.
TuneIn, Inc., the leading global live audio streaming service, and CUMULUS MEDIA, one of the largest media companies in the U.S., today announced that they have signed an agreement that will bring all 441 of CUMULUS MEDIA’S owned-and-operated stations across 90 U.S. markets to the TuneIn platform as well as distribution of the podcasts from Westwood One Podcast Network. The deal will bring market-leading stations to TuneIn’s 75 million monthly listeners across more than 200 platforms and connected devices including smart speakers, beginning today.
“As the world’s leader in live digital audio, we are thrilled to provide our listeners access to some of the best live station programming across sports, news, talk and music and entertainment, as well as popular podcasts and other on-demand content offered by CUMULUS MEDIA,” said John Donham, Chief Executive Officer at TuneIn. “We look forward to a long and successful partnership as we grow the next chapter of the audio business together.”
“We understand that consumers engage with content across multiple platforms and devices. We put our listeners first, and we have made it our mission to provide a modern and platform-agnostic listening experience,” said Mary G. Berner, President and Chief Executive Officer at CUMULUS MEDIA. “Expanding our partnership with TuneIn takes our distribution and promotional opportunities to the next level, exposing our portfolio of leading stations, shows and programs to new fans across streaming, podcast, and voice AI technologies.”
This multi-year partnership serves as an expansion of an existing agreement between TuneIn and Westwood One, a subsidiary of CUMULUS MEDIA, broadening the reach and accessibility of high-quality content to highly engaged audio lovers. Some of the market leading stations that will now be available to TuneIn’s global listeners include:
- WPLJ-FM (95.5 in New York)
- KSFO-AM (560 in San Francisco)
- KTCK-AM (1310 in Dallas)
- KLOS-FM (95.5 Los Angeles)
- WLS-AM (890 in Chicago)
- WMAL-AM and FM (105.9 and 630 in Washington, D.C.)
- WPRO-FM (92.3 in Providence)