Radio Fact: CUMULUS MEDIA announces that it has appointed Tommy BoDean as Operations Manager of its four radio stations in Melbourne, FL, and Program Director for Top 40 station WAOA-FM and Country station WHKR-FM. BoDean is a radio broadcasting veteran who was previously SVP, Programming, iHeartMedia-Jaciksonville, FL, and Program Director of Cumulus Nashville Top 40 station WNFN-FM. Prior to that, he was Program Director of WSWD-FM in Cincinnati, OH, and was Operations Manager, Clear Channel/iHeartMedia-Cincinnati.
Pete DeSimone, Regional Vice President, CUMULUS MEDIA, said: “I am really excited Tommy is joining the Cumulus Melbourne team. He’s going to make an immediate impact – and at a time where programming and operational leadership are critical.”
BoDean said: “The world we live in is changing every minute and radio has not just an opportunity, but an obligation, to get plugged in and help. Now is the perfect time to step into a role that both challenges and excites me every day. I couldn’t be more excited to be joining the programming team at Cumulus Melbourne as OM for the cluster and PD for WAOA and WHKR. I can’t wait to get started! Thanks to Jimmy Steele for connecting the dots and to Pete DeSimone and Doug Hamand for making it happen.”
CUMULUS MEDIA owns and operates four stations in Melbourne, FL, including: WAOA-FM (Top 40), WHKR-FM (Country), WROK-FM (Classic Rock) and WLZR-AM/1560 The Fan (Sports).