Cumulus Media announces that it has signed Alternative WKQX/Chicago Program Director PJ Kling to a new multi-year contract. Kling has served as Program Director of WKQX since 2012. He was Interim Operations Manager of WLUP from 2011-2012, and prior to that, was Director, User Insight for Tribune Interactive. He has held Program Director positions at WLDI/West Palm Beach and at KKRD/KZCH/Wichita. Kling also worked in programming for Clear Channel Corporate.
Troy Hanson, Corporate Programming/Rock Formats, Cumulus Media said, “It became evident quite quickly upon acquiring WKQX earlier this year that PJ was a tremendous asset for Cumulus as we continue to build our content creation arsenal. We look forward to tapping into his wealth of knowledge and acumen in digital and interactive strategies for Alternative for years to come.”
Kling said, “After a great conversation with Troy and Mike McVay, they showed me the direction Cumulus was headed in, and I’m so thrilled to be a part of it. This is an amazing city full of great people, many of whom work in this building. I’m so glad I get to continue to call Chicago home!”