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SPORTS RADIO CONFERENCE

-Connecticut School of Broadcasting
May 28, 2013

Connecticut School of Broadcasting teamed-up with Radio Ink Magazine to launch the first ever Sports Radio Conference.

The industry’s top minds in Sports Radio met for two days in Miami, Florida to discuss the future of sports broadcasting.

Speakers included:

  • Lew Dickey – President & CEO of Cumulus Media
  • Mo Davenport – Senior Vice President/GM for ESPN Radio
  • Chris Corcoran – Executive VP/GM, NBC Sports Radio
  • Jason Wolfe – VP Programming & Operations, WEEI & WRKO
  • Mark Hannon – Market Manager, CBS Radio / Boston

Cumulus Media CEO Lew Dickey gave the keynote speech on Wednesday, May 15th. Dickey provided his outlook for the partnership between Cumulus Media Networks and CBS Sports Radio to create a a 24/7 all-Sports Talk radio lineup across the top 50 markets. Afterwards, he spoke with Connecticut School of Broadcasting Vice President, Missy Robinson about the tremendous opportunities in sports radio for CSB students. Cumulus Media is a partner with Connecticut School of Broadcasting’s scholarship program.

Cumulus Media CEO Lew Dickey & CSB Vice President Missy Robinson:

About Cumulus Media

Cumulus Media, Inc. is the second largest owner and operator of AM and FM radio stations in the United States, operating 570 stations in 150 markets. The company also owns Cumulus Media Networks.

About Lew Dickey

Lew Dickey is Chairman, President and CEO of Cumulus Media. He co-founded the company in 1997 and became its CEO in June of 2000. Dickey founded Stratford Research in 1985 and built the company into a leading provider of market research and strategy consulting to the radio and television industries. He is the author of The Franchise – Building Radio Brands, it’s one of the industry’s leading texts on competition and strategy. Dickey currently serves on the NAB Board of Directors.

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