Cumulus Media has announced that it has appointed media executive Bo Brown as Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus Media-Beaumont, TX. Brown will manage Cumulus Media’s five Beaumont radio stations: KAYD-FM (NASH FM 101.7); KIKR-AM and KBED-AM (Sports Radio 1450AM/1510AM simulcast); KQXY-FM (Q94); and KTCX-FM (Magic 102.5).
The appointment marks a return to Beaumont for Brown, who started his radio career in 1992 as Account Executive/Sales Manager for Petracom Broadcasting in Beaumont and was Director of Sales for Cumulus Media-Beaumont from 1997-1999. He rejoins Cumulus from Rhino Marketing in Houston, TX, where he was Senior Director. Prior to that, he was General Sales Manager for CBS Radio in Houston, and was Vice President/Director of Sales for iHeartMedia/Clear Channel’s Houston radio stations.
Mark Sullivan, Regional Vice President, Operations, Cumulus Media, said: “I’m looking forward to working with Bo and having him lead our team in Beaumont. Bo’s strong ties to the community and the region, combined with his track record of success and his experience give me great optimism that he’ll be wildly successful with us. It’s an exciting day.”
Brown said: “I’m excited about getting back to my roots and coming home to where I started my radio career. I want to thank Mary Berner, Bob Walker and Mark Sullivan for this opportunity. I’m looking forward to being a part of an already very talented team and helping them to become even more successful.”