Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Twin Cities Radio: KXXR PD Derek Madden Get New Deal

Derek Madden
Cumulus Media has announced that it has signed Derek Madden, Program Director for KXXR 93.7 FM 93X, to a long-term contract.

In addition to his role as 93X Program Director, Madden will also continue in his role as Corporate Programmer, Rock & Alternative for Cumulus. Madden joined 93X in March 2015. Prior to that, he was Program Director of KLOS-FM for Cumulus Media-Los Angeles.

Shelly Wilkes, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Media-Minneapolis, said: “Derek is a great Rock PD and a terrific guy to work with. Looking forward to years of continued success with Derek at the helm of 93X.”
Scott Jameson, Vice President/Classic Rock, Cumulus Media, and Operations Manager, KQRS-KXXR-WGVX: “Derek has done a terrific job with KXXR, building on its heritage as one of America’s great rock stations. 93X has energy, attitude and big ratings. We’re lucky to have someone of Derek’s caliber piloting 93X.”

KXXR 93.7 FM (100 Kw) Red=Local Coverage Area
Madden said: ““It’s been a true joy to work at 93X. The station has an incredible history, and a team in place that rivals any in Rock. We’ve had a pretty good run the last couple of years, and I’m really excited to see what we can accomplish in the years to come. Thanks to Shelly Wilkes, Scott Jameson, Troy Hanson, Dave Milner, Mike McVay, and Glenn Goldstein for helping with this deal and giving me an opportunity to do what I love.”

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