Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Chicago Radio: Cumulus Names Veteran Jeff Hill VP/Sales

Jeff Hill
Cumulus Media has announced that it has appointed 30-year Chicago radio sales executive Jeff Hill as Vice President, Sales, for Cumulus Media-Chicago.

In the newly created position, Hill will head sales for Cumulus Media’s Alternative Rock station 101 WKQX-FM; 94.7 WLS-FM, Chicago’s Classic Hits station; and Talk Radio station WLS 890 AM.

Hill joins Cumulus from WGN Radio in Chicago, where he was Director of Sales for eight years, having previously served the station as Local Sales Manager and Interim General Manager. Prior to that, he was Sales Manager for ABC Radio for eight years and formerly served as Local Sales Manager for WLS-AM and Local Sales Manager for CBS Radio’s WCKG.

Hill is a member of the Board of Directors for the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce. An Illinois native, he earned a B.S. degree in Radio and Television from the University of Northern Illinois in Carbondale, IL.

Marv Nyren, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Media-Chicago, said: “Cumulus Chicago is thrilled to be adding a market veteran like Jeff Hill as our Vice President of Sales. Jeff’s success in Chicago will allow our cluster to continue to build relationships with the ad community and compete at the highest levels of performance.”

“I’m really excited to join the Cumulus Chicago radio group,” said Hill. “I look forward to learning from the team and sharing my experience with the staffs of 101 WKQX, WLS-FM and WLS-AM.”

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