He was 65-years-of-age.
Roberts was Cumulus VP/Market Manager for Cumulus Media's Sports Talk WSBN 630 AM and N/T WMAL 105.9 FM in Washington DC.
Prior to joining Cumulus in 2016, Roberts was with iHeartMedia/Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC as SVP/Sales. He previously served as Director of Sales for Bonneville International in Phoenix and as General Sales Manager for Susquehanna Media/Cumulus Media in Dallas.
Dave Milner, EVP, Operations, CUMULUS MEDIA, released a statement on the passing of Ken Roberts:
"The Cumulus family is sad to confirm the news that Cumulus Washington, DC, VP/Market Manager Ken Roberts has died. This is such tragic news and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family. Ken was a passionate and smart professional, who cared greatly for the team in D.C. He has been a friend and coach to so many in radio and we’re all better because of our time with Ken. We send our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to Ken's family, and are grateful for the time we had with him."