Cumulus Savannah OM Gary Shelton Dead At 49


Cumulus Media Savannah has announced the passing of cluster Operations Manager Gary Shelton at the age of 49. No cause of death was revealed. Shelton, known on-air as DJ Rax, previously served as Program Director of Magic 103.9 (WTYB) and E93 (WEAS) before being promoted in January 2023.

Before Savannah, he worked at Flinn Broadcasting’s Hot 107.1 (KXHT) in Memphis and JWBP Broadcasting’s 102.3 Jamz in Alexandria.

Cumulus Savannah Market Manager Eric Mastel said, “Today, with heavy hearts, we bid farewell to Gary Shelton, Operations Manager for Cumulus Savannah. Gary was a cherished member of our team and a beacon of our organization’s strength. His dedication, leadership, and unwavering commitment have left an indelible mark on Cumulus Savannah and the hearts of all who had the privilege to work alongside him.”

“As we mourn his loss, we also celebrate the profound impact he has had on our collective journey. His legacy of excellence will continue to inspire us as we navigate forward, guided by the lessons learned and the spirit Gary infused into our workplace.”



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