Ernie Fears Appointed GSM At WRQX
April 14, 2014 at 7:44 AM (PT)
CUMULUS MEDIA has tapped ERNIE FEARS as GSM of Hot AC WRQX/WASHINGTON, D.C. FEARS is a radio vet with 25 years experience in the WASHINGTON, D.C. market. He was previously Dir./Agency Sales for CBS RADIO/WASHINGTON, D.C., and has held GSM positions with CBS RADIO/WASHINGTON, D.C. and with CUMULUS News-Talk WMAL.
CUMULUS SVP GARY LEWIS said: “It’s exciting when the perfect combination of experience, reputation and ability comes together in a single candidate, as it does with ERNIE FEARS. We are thrilled to welcome ERNIE to the team.”
FEARS added, “It is truly my honor to work with some of the smartest and most talented people in our industry. WRQX is a heritage station in the WASHINGTON, D.C. market. CUMULUS realizes this fact and will do what it takes to keep this property vibrant, pertinent and relevant in the community. For me, it’s coming home again to a cluster of stations that I sold and managed. I ran up and down these hallways as a youngster when my father was GM of WRQX. I am proud to be back!”