Cumulus Signs Multi-Year Contract Extension With Westwood One COO Charles Steinhauer
November 3, 2014 at 6:24 AM (PT)
CUMULUS has signed a multi-year contract renewal with WESTWOOD ONE Chief Operating Officer CHARLES STEINHAUER. Under the new agreement, STEINHAUER will continue to oversee the management of WESTWOOD ONE’s day-to-day operations, including programming, technology, distribution, sports, marketing, affiliate services, research, compliance and strategy, and will report directly to CUMULUS CEO LEW DICKEY.
STEINHAUER was previously Pres./Operations for DIAL GLOBAL, before his promotion last JUNE to COO.
LEW DICKEY said, “CHARLES is an exceptional talent and a key member of our executive leadership team. We’re excited to extend his contract and look forward to his important contribution as we build WESTWOOD ONE into the world’s leading audio content company.”
STEINHAUER said, "It’s most gratifying to have this opportunity to continue building great value for our affiliate partners, listeners and advertisers. I’m thrilled to continue working with LEW and JoHN DICKEY, STEVE SHAW and the entire WESTWOOD ONE team, along with our incredible content and distribution partners as together, we connect audiences with the very best in sports, music, news, spoken word and digital content. There’s never been a more exciting time for WESTWOOD ONE, and I’m proud and excited to be a part of it.”