Cumulus Media just announced that veteran Urban programming exec Ken Johnsonwill return to New York and reclaim the programming reins at Urban AC WNBM (Radio 103.9). You may recall that Johnson successfully launched WNBM in July 2014, and left in April 2015 to become Operations Manager for Urban AC sister WUHT (Hot 107.7)/Birmingham, AL. Johnson will retain his corporate role as Vice President of Urban Formats, for Cumulus Media.
In making the announcement, Chad Lopez, President/Market Manager, Cumulus Media New York, said, “Everyone at WNBM 103.9 and Cumulus are excited to have Ken Johnson back in New York. Ken’s expertise and experience in this format will only continue to build a very strong loyal listener base and grow audience.”
Johnson said, “I love the energy of Cumulus New York. The people and resources are the best in the business. I look forward to being back there and with Chad Lopez and Mike McVay supporting me, it makes being ‘Focused, Responsible, Collaborative and Empowered’ easy.”