93.7 Minneapolis

Cumulus Shuffles Los Angeles & Minneapolis Rock Programmers

Cumulus has announced a few staffing changes at its Rock stations in Los Angeles and Minneapolis. Keith Cunningham, who exited his role as VP/Programming of iHeartMedia Seattle late last year, will join Cumulus as Program Director of Classic Rock 95.5 KLOS Los Angeles and Format Captain. That addition will allow Derek Madden to move from KLOS to Active Rock “93X” KXXR Minneapolis as PD, while retaining his corporate Rock/Alternative programming duties. John Lassman, who joined KXXR as Program Director last summer will move across the hall to join Tom Barnard’s morning show at Classic Rock 92.5 KQRS. Cumulus announces that Keith Cunningham has been named Program Director for KLOS-FM in Los Angeles. Cunningham will also have corporate responsibility as a Format Captain for ...[Read More]

John Lassman Named PD of 93X Minneapolis

Following the transfer of Wade Linder to their Chicago stations, Cumulus has acted fast to name a new Program Director for Active Rock “93X” 93.7 KXXR Minneapolis. John Lassman will join WXXR from Buffalo where he was Operations/Brand Manager of Townsquare Media’s Variety Hits “92.9 Jack-FM” WBUF and AC “96.1 Joy-FM” WJYE. The Minneapolis native previously programmed WXXR during its Alternative “93.7 The Edge” days as well as the “Zone 105” trimulcast. He also has spent time as Director of FM Programming for CBS Minneapolis. Cumulus Media announces that John Lassman has been appointed Program Director of KXXR in Minneapolis. Lassman moves from TownSquare Buffalo, where he was Regional Operations Manager, Brand Manager of WJY...[Read More]

Wade Linder Leaves Minneapolis For Chicago

Cumulus has announced that Active Rock “93X” 93.7 KXXR Minneapolis Program Director Wade Linder is heading to Chicago to serves Operations Manager of Classic Rock “97.9 The Loop” WLUP and Alternative 101.1 WKQX. Linder will also program WLUP, while PJ Kling remains as Program Director of WKQX. Linder spent his entire career at the Minneapolis cluster that has been passed down from ABC to Citadel to Cumulus since he joined at Music Director of Classic Rock 92.5 KQRS in 1990. He has programmed KXXR since its flip from Alternative “93.7 The Edge” KEGE in 1997. Linder replaces Jim Richards, who transferred to San Francisco to program AAA KFOG and Classic Rock “107.7 The Bone” KSAN in April. Cumulus Chicago announces that Wade Linder has been name...[Read More]

Cumulus Adds To National Programming Division

Cumulus Media has appointed a few additional corporate program directors. Randall Bloomquist joins the company to oversee their News/Talk stations, allowing Jim Mahanay to focus on the company’s Sports properties. Scott Jameson, OM/PD of Classic Rock 92.5 KQRS, Active Rock “93X” KXXR, and Sports “105 The Ticket” 105.1 WGVX/105.3 WRXP/105.7 WGVZ Minneapolis and Derek Madden PD of 95.5 KLOS Los Angeles have been promoted to add oversight of Cumulus’ Rock stations. Details in the press release: Cumulus Media, the largest pure-play radio broadcaster in the United States, announces a series of programming executive appointments designed to support national content efforts. News/Talk: Randall Bloomquist is named Corporate Program Director Rock: Derek Madden an...[Read More]