Cumulus Appoints Tom Schurr As SVP/Operations
March 19, 2015 at 3:44 AM (PT)
CUMULUS MEDIA taps operations and management veteran TOM SCHURR as SVP/Operations. In his new position with CUMULUS, SCHURR will oversee station operations in multiple U.S. markets, including DALLAS and HOUSTON, with additional market responsibilities to be announced at a later date. He will report to Pres./CEO LEW DICKEY.
SCHURR was previously CLEAR CHANNEL/iHEARTMEDIA Pres./Operations, with direct responsibility for all major market operations across the U.S. While at CLEAR CHANNEL/iHEART MEDIA, SCHURR managed markets including HOUSTON and DALLAS, and as a regional operations executive over the SOUTH EAST and EAST Regions, was responsible for the oversight of 100 markets and 500 stations. Prior to that, he held VP/Market Manager posts in HOUSTON and LOUISVILLE for JACOR COMMUNICATIONS, and was VP/Market Manager for CITICASTERS/SACRAMENTO.
DICKEY said, “TOM is an extremely talented broadcast executive with unparalleled operating experience across all market sizes. We look forward to his important contribution to our success.”
SCHURR said, “I couldn't be more excited to join LEW DICKEY and the CUMULUS team. This is a dynamic organization stocked with passionate leaders and competitive team members who have assembled a great portfolio of assets and are striving towards a bright future. It’s great to be part of it!”