05/11/2023 | News release | Distributed by Public on 05/11/2023 10:48
OSHKOSH, WI - May 11, 2023 - Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that Cumulus Oshkosh radio stations WOSH 93.9/1490 (News/Talk) and 103.9 WVBO (Classic Hits) were honored with Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Awards on Saturday, May 6th, at the Madison Marriott West in Middleton, WI. The awards were presented at the 2023 Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Awards Gala with more than 400 in attendance.
WOSH 93.9/1490 won first place for Best Continuing Coverage for 2022 in the Medium Market Radio - News & Talk category, for its coverage of Old Glory Honor Flight #59. WOSH Morning News Host Phil Cianciola traveled with nearly 100 U.S. military veterans to the D.C. memorials, including one World War II veteran, and submitted 19 featurettes aired throughout the one-day broadcast event on WOSH. WOSH also claimed second place honors in the Best On-Scene Reporting category, for WOSH Morning News Host Phil Cianciola's first-hand coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Ian from Sanibel Island, FL.
Sister station 103.9 WVBO won third place in the Best Radio Show category, submitted by Midday Host Dan Markus.
Competition for this year's Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Awards was as strong as ever, with 1,502 award entries and a total of 113 stations participating. Entries were judged by professional broadcasters from outside of Wisconsin. For more information, visit: https://www.wi-broadcasters.org/stations-broadcasters-honored-at-wba-awards-gala/.
Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) is an audio-first media company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion people every month - wherever and whenever they want it. Cumulus Media engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 404 owned-and-operated radio stations across 85 markets; delivers nationally-syndicated sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from iconic brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, CNN, the AP, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across more than 9,400 affiliated stations through Westwood One, the largest audio network in America; and inspires listeners through the Cumulus Podcast Network, its rapidly growing network of original podcasts that are smart, entertaining and thought-provoking. Cumulus Media provides advertisers with personal connections, local impact and national reach through broadcast and on-demand digital, mobile, social, and voice-activated platforms, as well as integrated digital marketing services, powerful influencers, full-service audio solutions, industry-leading research and insights, and live event experiences. Cumulus Media is the only audio media company to provide marketers with local and national advertising performance guarantees. For more information visit www.cumulusmedia.com.
Contact: Lisa Dollinger, Dollinger Strategic Communication for Cumulus Media, 512.633.4084, [email protected].