Cumulus/Detroit Promotes Greg Smith To VP/GM Of FM Stations
August 15, 2016 at 6:43 AM (PT)
CUMULUS MEDIA has promoted GREG SMITH to VP/GM of its DETROIT FM stations,Country WDRQ (NASH FM 93.1) and Hot AC WDVD. SMITH, a 22-year DETROIT radio veteran, previously served as the stations’ VP/Pres. of Sales, a position he has held since AUGUST 2014 (NET NEWS 8/28/14). Prior to that, he was GSM for CBS RADIO/DETROIT, where he also held positions including Dir./National Sales and GSM during his 14 years with CBS RADIO/DETROIT.
SVP/Operations BOB WALKER said, “We are excited to elevate GREG to lead the growth strategy for our DETROIT FM brands. We are confident that the collaboration of GREG and TOM O’BRIEN, who leads WJR and our relationship with the LIONS, will create new opportunities in DETROIT."
SMITH said, "I am very fortunate to work with such a talented team in DETROIT and look forward to helping to drive the continued growth of these great brands. I am excited for the next phase in my broadcasting career and appreciate the opportunity both MARY BERNER and BOB WALKER have given me."