CUMULUS MEDIA announces that it has promoted Ken Roberts to Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus Washington, D.C. Roberts rises from his role as Vice President, Sales, Cumulus Washington, D.C., and its radio stations 105.9 WMAL (News/Talk) and ESPN 630AM The Sports Capital (Sports).
He replaces Jake McCann, who is returning home to Philadelphia, PA, in late December to lead The HOW Group, LLC, a real estate investment group.
Prior to joining Cumulus in 2016, Roberts was SVP, Sales, iHeart Media/Baltimore, MD, and Washington, D.C., and previously served as Director of Sales for Bonneville International in Phoenix, AZ, and as General Sales Manager for Susquehanna Media/CUMULUS MEDIA in Dallas, TX. He holds a B.A. degree in Business from Rutgers University.
Dave Milner, EVP, Operations, CUMULUS MEDIA, said: “Since joining the Cumulus team in 2016, Ken Roberts has done a terrific job leading our sales effort in Washington, D.C. His creativity, experience, leadership and performance made Ken the ideal choice for this key role. Ken has earned this promotion and we are excited to have him lead this highly talented and effective D.C. team!”
Ken Roberts commented: “I am proud to continue our mission of super serving our listeners, employees and client partners. I am humbled to be part of our great history and excited to be part of our future. The culture of collaboration and empowerment that Mary Berner and Dave Milner have fostered has allowed Cumulus D.C. to thrive and uphold its leadership position in the D.C. market.”
Milner added: “Jake McCann has done a superb job leading the D.C. cluster and I want to thank him for all that he has done to set the team up for continued success. We wish him all the best.”