Cumulus has entered into a multi-year contract extension with Charlie Cook as VP, Country Formats, Cumulus Media, Operations Manager, Cumulus Media-Nashville, and Program Director, WSM-FM (NASH ICON) in Nashville. A veteran Country programmer, Cook oversees programming for Cumulus’ Nashville radio stations, including, WKDF, WWTN, WGFX, and WQQK.
Mike McVay, Executive Vice President, Content & Programming, Cumulus Media and Westwood One, said, “Charlie Cook is not only one of the best known and most successful Country programmers in the history of the format, he is a solid and strategic-thinking multi-format radio expert. We are excited to continue this partnership with him.”
Allison Warren, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus-Nashville, said, “I am thrilled that Charlie has agreed to extend his employment agreement for another three years. Since joining Cumulus five years ago, he successfully launched two of the hottest Country brands in Nashville, 95.5 NASH ICON and NASH FM 103.3, capitalized on the combined strength of Cumulus’ NASH brands, and delivered consistent ratings performance. Most importantly, Charlie’s collaboration with our Nashville programming team to develop and execute the right long-term strategy for our stations positions Cumulus Nashville for continued success in the future.”