He fills the position held by Sid Kelly, who is moving to WYRG Energy 93.9 in Lawrence/Indianapolis IN as PD.
Steele will continue in his current roles as Operations Manager, Cumulus Media-Mobile, and Midday On-Air Personality for WABD. He also serves Cumulus Media-Mobile as Program Director of WXQW-AM. He takes the WABD programming reins from Sid Kelly, who moves to Cumulus Media-Indianapolis as Program Director of WYRG.
Steele has over 30 years’ experience as a radio programming professional, and joined Cumulus last June. He has programmed for several iHeart stations including in San Diego and served Saga Communications in Columbus, OH, as Operations Director/Brand Manager.
Don Boyd, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Media-Mobile, said: “I am very happy to see Sid Kelly grow within the Cumulus family as he takes on a new challenge in Indianapolis. We are fortunate to have deep talent here at Cumulus Mobile with one of the country’s top CHR programmers, Jimmy Steele, already in the building. I could not be more excited for the future of WABD under Jimmy’s direct leadership as he continues to evolve this legendary radio station.”
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