Cumulus Detroit Market Manager Tom O’Brien To Retire

Guy Gordon 760 WJR WDIV Local 4 Detroit Michael SavageCumulus Media has announced that Tom O’Brien will retire from his position as Vice President/Market Manager for their Detroit cluster at the end of the year.

O’Brien has worked in the Detroit market for forty years and has been with the now-Cumulus cluster since 2004 when he joined News/Talk 760 WJR as Director of Sales. He joined the cluster under its ABC Radio ownership and then was promoted to his current position during Citadel’s ownership. Prior to joining the company he served as GSM/Station Manager for News 950 WWJ and account executive and Regional Manager for Interep.

CUMULUS MEDIA announces that Tom O’Brien, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Detroit, will retire at year-end after a brilliant 40-year career as a Detroit radio fixture. O’Brien joined WJR-AM Detroit in 2004 as Director of Sales, and was promoted to Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus’ three-station cluster in 2011.

Prior to joining the Cumulus Radio Station Group, Tom was General Sales Manager and Station Manager at WWJ Detroit for 14 years, and also held positions as local Account Executive and Regional Manager for Interep.

Dave Milner, Executive Vice President, Operations, CUMULUS MEDIA, said: “We thank Tom for his significant contributions to radio, to Cumulus, and to the Detroit community and wish him all the best in his retirement.”

O’Brien said: “Working with the team at WJR, The Great Voice of the Great Lakes, and Cumulus Detroit has been a privilege. Thank you to my first boss Tony Salvadore, my last boss Dave Milner, and all the team members and clients in between for a really enjoyable career.”

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