Jimmy Steele Joins Cumulus Media As OM for Mobile, AL Station Group
June 5, 2017

Cumulus Media has announced that it has named Jimmy Steele as Operations Manager for its five-station cluster in Mobile, AL. In the newly created position, Steele will oversee operations for Cumulus Media-Mobile radio stations WABD-FM, WGOK-AM, WBLX-FM, WDLT-FM and WXQW-AM. Steele will also serve WXQW-AM as Program Director.

Steele has more than 30 years’ experience as a program director, operations manager and on-air talent. He joins Cumulus Media from iHeartMedia in Reading, PA, where he was Program Director for WRFY-FM and WRAW AM/FM and Morning Show Host on WRFY-FM. Steele also served iHeartMedia as SVP/Programming, for its six stations in Ocean City/Salisbury, MD. Prior to that, he was Director of Operations/Brand Manager for Saga Communications’ four stations Columbus, OH. Previously, Steele held career posts at iHeartMedia/Clear Channel, including: Operations Manager and Director of Programming for its seven-station group in San Diego, CA; Regional Vice President/Programming, Columbus, OH and Central Ohio regional markets; and Program Director of WNCI-FM. He was also Program Director for iHeartMedia/Clear Channel’s WRVW-FM in Nashville, TN.

Doug Hamand, VP/Programming Operations, Cumulus Media, said: "We are very excited to bring Jimmy's amazing track record and high caliber talents to coaching and mentoring our fabulous programming team in Mobile. Our great radio stations already dominate the ratings here and with Jimmy's vision, experience and focus, there’s no limit to what we can achieve together!”

Steele said: I'm thrilled to join Cumulus Media at an exciting time in the company's evolution, and look forward to working with the talented and diverse team within the Cumulus-Mobile cluster.”

Breaking News
SiriusXM Makes $480 Million Investment in Pandora
iHeartMedia Norfolk Names Angel Brown Market President
Matt Pinfield to Sign Off From KFOG Mornings to Focus on Nationally Syndicated Westwood One Shows
Jason Cage Takes Over Afternoons On KHMX (Mix 96.5)/Houston
Radio Disney Country Expands In Los Angeles On KRDC (99.1 FM)
June 8, 2017
Universal Music Group Appoints Tuhin Roy VP/New Digital Business
Benztown Appoints Maria Musaitef to Affiliate Relations Team
WVKS/Toledo Set To Debut Mojo In The Morning
In Brief - June 8, 2017
June 6, 2017
Dion "No I.D." Wilson Named EVP of Capitol Music Group
BuzzAngle Music now Includes Shazam Data
Promo Only Summer Sessions Set To Celebrate 10 Years
June 5, 2017
Tom Poleman Named Chief Programming Officer For iHeartMedia
Interscope Geffen A&M Promotes Gary Kelly To Executive Vice President/Chief Revenue Officer
Jimmy Steele Joins Cumulus Media As OM for Mobile, AL Station Group
Kellar Radio Talent Institute Returns At Appalachian State University
June 2, 2017
CBS Radio Promotes Ian "Slacker" Richards To PD At WDZH/Detroit
107.5 The River/Nashville Announces 2nd Annual “River on the Rooftop” Concert Series
Universal Music Publishing Group appoints JW Beekman to CFO, Worldwide
June 1, 2017
Beasley Media Group’s Preston and Steve Sign Multi-year Deal Extension in Philadelphia
CBS Radio Riverside & Palm Springs Promotes Scott Ward To Cluster PD
Public Voting for National Radio Hall of Famers Begins June 5
Beasley Media Group Launches Lite 101.5 In Las Vegas
B97/New Orleans Stevie G & TPot Announce Real Life Separation On-Air
May 31, 2017
Music News
Harry Styles Expands World Tour Dates To 2018
Christina Grimmie Album All Is Vanity Released
Foo Fighters, Kendrick Lamar & More Announced for Voodoo Music + Arts Festival
One Love Manchester Benefit Concert Raises Millions
Bryson Tiller, The Beatles & Lil Yachty Hit the Billboard 200
Manchester Benefit Concert to Air in the U.S.
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters, Arcade Fire
Quick Hits: Bruno Mars, Migos, Fifth Harmony, Coachella
Ariana Grande Headlining All-Star Manchester Benefit Concert
Southern Rock Legend Gregg Allman Passes Away
The World Remembers Gregg Allman
Linkin Park Make Billboard Chart History
Quick Hits: Louder Than Life Festival, Lauryn Hill, Nas, iHeartSummer Weekend
Ariana Grande Releases Statement on Manchester Attack
Quick Hits: Guns N' Roses, Lana Del Rey, Nicki Minaj, Gorillaz, High & Low Festival

Nicki Farag,
SVP of Promotion,
Def Jam Recordings

Search FMQB.com
FMQB Member Login

Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!