He will continue in his current roles as Operations Manager for the cluster, and as Program Director and PM drive on-air personality for Cumulus Shreveport’s Hot AC station KQHN/Q97.3. Prior to joining Cumulus Shreveport in January, Michaels was Program Director for Cumulus Media’s WJJK and WYRG in Indianapolis, IN.
Aaron Criswell, VP/Market Manager, Cumulus Shreveport-Bossier City, said: "Jay has demonstrated a high level of focus, passion and engagement for the Cumulus Radio Shreveport brands. I am excited he has accepted the responsibility to return KRMD-FM to the legendary ratings status it once held.”
Michaels said: “To say that KRMD is a heritage brand is an understatement. I’m excited to work closely and hands on with our talented air staff and reclaim our position as the dominant country leader in the marketplace.”
Cumulus Shreveport operates radio stations including: KRMD-AM/The Ticket Sports Radio 100.7 FM/1340 AM (Sports); KMJJ-FM/99.7 FM KMJJ (Urban Contemporary); KQHN-FM/Q97.3 (Hot AC); KVMA-FM/Magic 102.9 (Urban AC); and KRMD-FM/Country 101.1 FM (Contemporary Country).