Smith was previously General Sales Manager for Alpha Media’s seven radio stations in Portland, OR. Prior to that, she was Director, Strategic Sales and Marketing, and General Sales Manager for Entercom Communications’ six-station cluster in Portland. Smith holds a B.A. degree in Journalism from The University of Oregon and an M.B.A. from Portland State University. She serves on the Board of Directors of The Madeleine Parish & School in Portland.
Bob Walker, Executive Vice President, Cumulus Media, said: “We are very pleased to have Kathy leading our team in Eugene. Her deep experience and true passion for the Pacific Northwest region make her an incredible asset to our six great stations and the community they serve.”
Smith said: “I'm beyond thrilled to be joining the stellar Cumulus Eugene team. Eugene is a vibrant community like no other. I am excited to return to the market to support the team, help grow clients' business and serve the community through Cumulus' six local stations, their digital assets and market events. I'm truly inspired by the leadership at Cumulus Media and am fortunate to work with Mary Berner, Bob Walker and Don Morin and thank them for the opportunity.”