Cumulus announced it has appointed Jake McCann as Vice President, Sales for Top 40 WRQX-FM and News-Talk WMAL-A/FM in Washington, DC. McCann is the former Director of Sales for Greater Media stations WRIF, WCSX and Sports 105.1 in Detroit. Prior to that, Jake spent seven years in Philadelphia as the General Sales Manager for 97.5 Fanatic, Philly’s first FM Sports station.
Said Gary Pizzati, Cumulus SVP: “We are thrilled to have Jake at the helm of our cluster in Washington. He is a natural leader and a relentless recruiter. Jake spent the majority of his career in sales management on the East Coast both in radio and cable. He’s developed strong regional advertiser relationships during that time which will be beneficial to us. We look forward to his contribution.“
McCann said: “I’m excited to join the Cumulus Media team. I’m looking forward to being a part of a company that is growing and shaping the next generation of radio broadcasting. While meeting with the leadership team of Lew Dickey, Jon Pinch and Gary Pizzati, I was impressed by their passion and vision for the future of our industry. I’m honored to lead WMAL and WRQX, two powerful stations in one of the most important and influential markets in the country.”
His appointment is effective immediately.