Cumulus Media has appointed former iHeartMedia Cincinnati Region President Chuck Fredrick is joining the company as VP/Market Manager for its Indianapolis stations.
Fredrick previously rose through the sales ranks at Citicasters and Jacor Cincinnati their absorption into Clear Channel/iHeartMedia. He rose to Market President in 2007, a position he retained until his departure in May 2017.
Fredrick replaces Tom Stemlar, who had been in that position since October 2015.
CUMULUS MEDIA announces that it has appointed radio broadcasting executive Chuck Fredrick as Vice President/Market Manager, CUMULUS MEDIA-Indianapolis. Frederick joins CUMULUS MEDIA after a successful 18-year career with iHeartMedia, where he was Market President and Regional President for its Cincinnati, OH, radio stations. Fredrick was also Director of Sales for Jacor Communications’ Cincinnati radio stations and was Local Sales Manager and General Sales Manager for Citicasters’ Cincinnati radio stations. In his new role, he will lead CUMULUS MEDIA-INDIANAPOLIS’ three radio stations, WFMS-FM (Country), WJJK-FM (Classic Hits) and WYRG-FM (Top 40).
Dave Milner, Executive Vice President, Operations, CUMULUS MEDIA, said: “Chuck is the ultimate player’s coach, and Cumulus is thrilled to bring his passion and experience for building brands, successful sales organizations and strong marketing results for clients to the company.”
Fredrick said: “Grateful to Mary Berner and Dave Milner for giving me the opportunity to do what I love to do. I am especially excited about joining and partnering with the Indianapolis team, giving our best in all that we do.”