Cumulus Taps John Shomby For Dir./Programming For NASH
February 1, 2016 at 8:25 AM (PT)
MAX MEDIA/NORFOLK, VA Dir./Programming JOHN SHOMBY has been tapped by CUMULUS MEDIA as Dir./Programming for the NASH Network. The newly created position will have SHOMBY overseeing all NASH programming through the NASHVILLE network and its syndication operations.
“The growth of our NASH branded programs, including 'NASH NIGHTS LIVE,' 'KICKIN' IT WITH KIX,' NASH ICON, 'AMERICA’S MORNING SHOW,' 'AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN,' 'NASH NEXT,' and NASH PREP, has been meteoric," said CUMULUS SVP/Content & Programming MIKE MCVAY. "The success of the NASH platform makes this a much-needed move. JOHN is perfect for this position and brings a wealth of experience.” SHOMBY will be based out of the NASH Campus in NASHVILLE and will report to MCVAY.
"It's been a great run in NORFOLK/VIRGINIA BEACH," said SHOMBY. I thank VP/GM DAVE PAULUS and the outstanding staff there for 13 fantastic years. I am super-excited to turn the page and be a part of the growing NASH platform and work for CUMULUS MEDIA. MARY BERNER’s commitment and philosophies excite me. MIKE MCVAY and I have known each other a long time, and I have always been impressed with his clear vision for programming. I look forward to working with him, TOMMY PAGE, CHARLIE COOK and the entire team at the NASH campus." Send congrats here.