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Brad Hansen Leaves KWOF To Become Cumulus Albuquerque OM

Brad Hansen is joining Cumulus Media as FM Operations Manager of the company’s Albuquerque cluster and Program Director of Country “92.3 Nash-FM” KRST, Classic Country “96.3 Nash Icon” KBZU, and Variety Hits “103.3 Ed-FM” KDRF. Hansen joins Cumulus from Kroenke Sports & Entertainment Country “92.5 The Wolf” KWOF Denver where he served as Program Director since April 2014. He previously served as OM for iHeartMedia’s Fort Collins cluster and has programmed in Austin, Reno and Springfield MO. In addition to the three stations he will program, Hansen will also oversee operations at CHR “93.3 KOB-FM” KKOB-FM and AC “99.5 Magic-FM” KMGA. He succeeds Kris Abrams who joined Futuri Media last month as Director...[Read More]

Nash Icon Launches Across The Country

Update 8/15: Cumulus has debuted the “Nash Icon” Country brand on fourteen stations across the nation. 98.9 W255CJ Atlanta and 102.1 WZAT Savannah were the first to make the flip at 12pm Eastern. Five more followed at 3pm Central and the rest scattered across the remainder of the afternoon. The stations making the move to Nash Icon are: Country 92.5 KJJY Des Moines Classic Country “92.5 The Outlaw” Newaygo/Muskegon MI News/Talk 93.7 WJBC-FM Pontiac/Bloomington IL AC “Warm 94.9” KRMW Cedarville/Fayetteville AR Country 95.5 WSM-FM Nashville Classic Rock “96.3 The Mountain” KBZU Albuquerque CHR “Hot 97.9” KQLK De Ridder/Lake Charles Classic Hits “Good Time Oldies 98.9” W255CJ Atlanta CHR “99.5 The Vibe” WZRR B...[Read More]

Cumulus Looks To Take Four Out Of Trust

Cumulus Media is attempting to bring four stations back into its fold. The stations were placed in either the Last Bastion Station Trust or Volt Radio following previous Citadel restructuring and the merger between Citadel and Cumulus. With changed market definitions, Cumulus now looks to take these stations back. They are: AC “Warm 94.9” KRMW Cedarville, AR. The station changed city of license from Praire Grove in 2011, which moved it from the Fayetteville, AR market to Fort Smith. Cumulus says that is enough to allow it to reabsorb the station. Classic Rock “96.3 The Mountain” KBZU Albuquerque. In this application, Cumulus says the move of 1510 KOAZ Isleta into the market in 2010 brought the market over the 45 station threshold which allows them to add an addition...[Read More]