Cumulus Promotes Paula Divello To Abilene Market Manager
Cumulus Media has transferred Paula Divello from Shreveport where she served as Director of Sales to Abilene TX as VP/Market Manager.
The promotion to oversee the four station Cluster comes after time as Director of Sales for Townsquare Media in Lufkin TX as well as positions with Raycom Media and Humane Society of Angelina County in Lufkin.
Divello fills the position most recently held by Jeff Lyon.
CUMULUS MEDIA announces that it has promoted Paula Divello to Vice President/Market Manager for the company’s four-station cluster in Abilene, TX. Divello, a 24-year veteran of media sales, rises from her previous position as Director of Sales for Cumulus Shreveport, LA. Prior to that, she was Director of Sales for Townsquare Media in Lufkin, TX, and also held Lufkin-based positions as Executive Director, Humane Society of Angelina County, and as Senior Account Executive, Digital Marketing Manager and Local Sales Manager for Raycom Media.
Mark Sullivan, Regional Vice President-Operations, CUMULUS MEDIA, said: “Paula has proven to be a strong leader and I’m looking forward to her many successes in Abilene as our new VP/Market Manager. I’m really happy that we have such a talented group of managers within the company and that we are able to promote one of our own.”
Divello said: “Thank you to Mary Berner and the Cumulus leadership team for this opportunity. I am enthusiastically looking forward to leading from the front in Abilene, TX. It’s a strong cluster with an invested team, in a great market, with tons of potential. I’ve learned and grown so much with Cumulus, experienced FORCE values and culture – and how consistently they drive success. It’s a privilege to have the opportunity to drive revenue, ratings, and community involvement for Cumulus as the new Vice President/Market Manager in Abilene.”
CUMULUS MEDIA owns and operates four stations in Abilene, including: KHXS-FM/The Bear 102 Classic Rock; KTLT-FM/SportsRadio 98.1 FM The Ticket; KBCY-FM/99.7 Texas’ Best Country; and KCDD-FM/Power 103, Today’s Hit Music.