Cumulus Taps Marvin Kopman


Cumulus announced Marvin Kopman has been named Vice President and Market Manager of its seven-station cluster in Montgomery, AL. Kopman moves to Montgomery from Dayton, OH, where he was Director of Sales for Clear Channel’s eight-station cluster. He also spent 10 years with CBS in Tampa as Sales Manager.

Gary Pizzati, Senior Vice President, Cumulus said: “Marvin and I have been in conversations over the last year. We needed to find the right fit for his experience and tenure. Leading our large station group in Montgomery was that fit. Marvin has the experience, energy and drive to take our stations to the next level.”

John Walker, Regional Vice President, Cumulus said: “Marvin is the perfect fit for Montgomery. He is an extremely hands on manager with a history of great leadership success. His years in radio have given him the skills to help us maximize our relationships with our clients and grow our revenue streams across all platforms. Marvin’s passion for growing sales teams and working with the top talent in all facets of a radio station will insure that he takes this cluster to new heights. I look forward to working with him.”

Kopman said: “I am very excited to lead the Cumulus cluster in Montgomery. We have an excellent complement of radio brands with a great footprint in this market. I look forward to finding solutions with our excellent resources and tools in growing revenues for our new and existing clients.”

Kopman’s appointment is effective immediately.

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