Deidre Ransdell Promoted To WLXX Program Director
Cumulus Media Country “92.9 Nash-FM” WLXX Lexington KY has promoted Deidre Ransdell to Program Director.
Ransdell has been in the Lexington market since 2001 serving as morning show producer for the Bandy & Bailey Show on WBUL and then joined WLXX in 2006 when they moved over there. She would move to afternoons and then middays at the station and also serve as morning show at sister News/Talk 590 WVLK. In 2018, she added overnights at Westwood One’s Nash Icon network.
She fills the Program Director position made vacant following Roger McCoy’s resignation in July.
CUMULUS MEDIA announces that it has promoted Country radio veteran Deidre Ransdell to Program Director of Country radio station WLXX/NASH FM 92.9. Ransdell has been a Lexington Country radio fixture for 18 years following a 15-year career in education. She joined WLXX’s Bandy and Bailey and the B-Team Morning Show in 2001 and in 2012, took afternoon drive and midday positions at the station. In 2018, Ransdell added overnights at 95.5 WSM in Nashville, TN, and in Westwood One markets across the U.S.
Scott Frazier, General Manager Cumulus Lexington, said: “Having Deidre Ransdell as WLXX Program Director is like naming Justin Verlander as your Starter in Game 1 of the World Series. She brings talent, experience, drive and the ‘Will To Win’ to the station. I’m very much looking forward to working with her.”
Anthony “Twitch” Longo, Operations Manager, Cumulus Lexington, said: “It’s a great day when we get to promote someone as talented and hardworking as Deidre! She is a force to be reckoned with, and to say that I am excited to have her at the helm of NASH FM 92.9 is an understatement!”
“I have learned from some of the best in the business: Michael Bandy, Jason Bailey, Keith Yarber, Doug Hamand, Barry Fox, Dale O’Brien, Bob Raleigh, Charlie Cook and the current leadership at Cumulus Lexington Scott Frazier and Anthony “Twitch” Longo. I look forward to the challenges ahead and am driven to make the turn for WLXX in a run for the top!”