Cumulus Promotes Bill Hess To Corporate PD/News-Talk
June 12, 2015 at 6:57 AM (PT)
CUMULUS MEDIA has promoted BILL HESS to Corporate PD/News-Talk. HESS will continue in his role as PD for WMAL-F-A/WASHINGTON, D.C.
HESS’ 38-year radio career has spanned positions on-air and in talk programming as PD for stations including WTEM (SPORTS TALK)/WASHINGTON, D.C.; WHJJ/PROVIDENCE, RI; and WHYN-A-F/SPRINGFIELD, MA. He was also Brand Manager for CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO/iHEARTMEDIA and served as SVP/Programming for AIR AMERICA RADIO. In addition, HESS has programmed music stations including WASH and WBIG/WASHINGTON, D.C. and WSNE and WWBB/PROVIDENCE.
EVP/Content and Programming JOHN DICKEY said, "BILL is one of the format’s best minds and we look forward to sharing him within our company.”
SVP/Content and Programming MIKE MCVAY added, “This promotion enables us to take advantage of BILL’s previous experience as a corporate programmer and rewards him for the amazing job that he’s doing at WMAL.”
HESS said, “I deeply appreciate, and am incredibly energized by, this opportunity to work with JOHN DICKEY, MIKE MCVAY, and our team of talented programmers as we continue to drive the success of the industry’s leading platform of News/Talk brands, both on-air and digitally.”