Lance Tidwell Named Cluster OM At Cumulus/Kansas City, PD At KCMO-A
March 16, 2016 at 7:30 AM (PT)
CUMULUS MEDIA has named veteran programmer LANCE TIDWELL OM of its KANSAS CITY cluster and PD of News-Talk KCMO-A-K279BI. TIDWELL will also oversee operations for Classic Rock KCFX (101 THE FOX), Adult Hits KCJK (105.1 JACK FM), Classic Hits KCMO-F, Top 40 KCHZ (95.7 THE VIBE), Urban AC KMJK (MAGIC 107.3), and Alternative KCMO-HD2-K273BZ (102.5 THE UNDERGROUND), along with the CHIEFS RADIO NETWORK.
Most recently iHEARTMEDIA/SAN ANTONIO SVPP and day-to-day on Country KAJA there, TIDWELL’s radio resume includes stops at WWYZ/HARTFORD, KQFC/BOISE, WGKX/MEMPHIS, KTOM/MONTEREY, and WCOS/COLUMBIA, SC.
CUMULUS MIDWEST RVP/KANSAS CITY and Market Manager DONNA BAKER said, “As CUMULUS CEO MARY BERNER has said, ‘Programming is the oxygen of CUMULUS.’ With his vast experience and success record, LANCE is the ideal choice to lead our outstanding local programming teams and partner with me in CUMULUS/KC as OM.”
TIDWELL said, "I am thrilled to join the CUMULUS/KANSAS CITY team and am anxious to get started and to work closely with local leadership, programming, and talent to grow ratings and revenue. I want to thank DONNA BAKER, DOUG HAMAND, and MIKE MCVAY for this opportunity to help make a difference during such a dynamic time."