Cumulus Media appoints Charlie Cook as Operations Manager for the company’s Nashville cluster of stations. Additionally, Cook is named PD of Country-formatted 95.5 FM WSM and 103.3 WKDF.
As Cumulus-Nashville OM, Cook will oversee 95.5 FM WSM and 103.3 WKDF, Urban WERQ (92-Q), Talk WWTN and Sports WGFX (104.5 The Zone).
Cook’s new role with Cumulus-Nashville marks his return to the company, having served as VP of Programming for Cumulus’s 61 Country format stations from 2006-2008. Cook returns to Cumulus with more than 35 years of radio industry experience, most recently as VP of Programming for West Virginia Radio Corporation (WVRC).
"I am thrilled to welcome Charlie back to Cumulus at such an exciting time for the company," said John Dickey, EVP/Co-COO of Cumulus. "I am confident his vast radio industry experience will contribute greatly to the success of the growing Nashville market."
"With all of the new and exciting things Cumulus is launching in conjunction with the NASH brand I am thrilled to rejoin the company," Cook said. "Being based in Nashville, in the middle of all of this, is an incredible opportunity. Cumulus has an unbelievable cluster here and I am looking forward to rolling up my sleeves and working with the team to reach new heights."