Cumulus/Lexington Ups Anthony 'Twitch' Longo To OM
April 6, 2016 at 2:52 PM (PT)
CUMULUS MEDIA/LEXINGTON has appointed WXZZ PD/morning-drive personality ANTHONY “TWITCH” LONGO to the newly created position of OM for the five-station cluster. LONGO has been doing mornings at WXZZ for the past 12 years -- his show is heard nationwide each morning through WESTWOOD ONE -- and was promoted to PD in 2011.
“What we want in an effective OM is someone who is passionate, energetic, creative and a leader experienced in multiple formats," CUMULUS MEDIA/LEXINGTON GM SCOTT FRAZIER said. "ANTHONY 'TWITCH' LONGO embodies all of these qualities in one dynamic package. I am excited to be working with him in this position.”
“It's an amazing feeling, and I'm honored to take on this new role," LONGO said. "Getting this vote of confidence from SCOTT FRAZIER, DAVE CROWL, TROY HANSON and MIKE MCVAY is truly the highlight of my career. Now, it's time to get to work!”