Cumulus Media has announced that it has appointed radio broadcasting professional Chuck Poet as Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus Media-Erie, PA. Poet brings over 20 years’ experience to Cumulus’ five-station group in Erie, which includes: WXKC-FM (Classy 100); WXKC-H2 (104.3 The Vibe); WXTA-FM (NASH FM 97.9); WRIE (CBS Sports Radio 99.3 FM-1260 AM); and WQHZ-FM (Z102.3).
Poet joins Cumulus Media from Results Radio in Parkersburg, WV, where he was Sales Manager. Prior to that, Poet was Market President for iHeartMedia’s Parkersburg, WV, and Wheeling, WV, radio stations for 15 years. He was previously General Manager, Sales, for WCLR, WZLR, and WPTW in Piqua/Xenia/Dayton, OH.
Ron Giovanniello, Regional Vice President, Cumulus Media-Pennsylvania, said: “We are excited to have Chuck join our Cumulus Erie team. Chuck’s talent, skills and experience make him a great asset to Cumulus and will drive our continued success in Erie.”
Poet said: “I am looking forward to continuing Cumulus’ heritage of service to the Erie community. I am fired up to work with the Cumulus Erie team, our Erie stations and all the other assets Cumulus brings to the table for our listeners and business partners. Exciting things are happening at Cumulus and I’m thrilled to be joining CEO Mary Berner, EVP Bob Walker and RVP Ron Giovanniello.