Charlie Cook Signs New Long-Term Deal with Cumulus


CUMULUS MEDIA announces that it has re-signed Charlie Cook, Vice President of Country Music for Cumulus, in a long-term contract extension. The extension includes his role with Cumulus Nashville as Programming Operations Manager for Cumulus Nashville’s five-station cluster and as the Program Director for both 95.5 Nash Icon (WSM-FM) and 103.3 Country (WKDF.)

Brian Philips, Executive Vice President, Content and Audience, Cumulus Media, said: “Charlie Cook is a warrior who lives to lead our powerful Nashville stations, the Cumulus Country stations and the Nashville music industry. He’s a legendary programmer who serves as a wise teacher and mentor to many at Cumulus.”

Allison Warren, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Nashville, said: “It is always our goal that through our Program Directors and their leadership we bring thoughtful, engaging, and entertaining audio content and music to our audiences. In Charlie, we have a talented and well-respected leader that is driven to harness the very best of what Cumulus and Country music has to offer. He has a wealth of radio experience and has built an impressive track record of accomplishments.”

Charlie Cook, Programming Operations Manager, Cumulus Nashville, said: “I have had the pleasure to work as part of, and alongside, our local management team and corporate programming team, and as I continue in this role, I will do my best to help Cumulus innovate, and reach its next phase of growth. It is an exciting time to be a part of the business and realize some of the significant opportunities out there as we continue to grow our audio capabilities.”

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