CUMULUS MEDIA announces that it has appointed radio broadcasting veteran Chris Connors as Program Director of R&B radio station, Kiss 103.1 FM/WLXC in Columbia, SC.
Connors joins Cumulus Columbia after more than 19 years with Alpha Media in Columbia, where he was Operations Manager for the six-station group. Prior to that, Connors was Program Director for WMMJ-FM in Lanham, MD, and was Program Director for WFXC and WFXK in Durham, NC. He holds a B.A. degree in Communications, Radio/Television, from Shaw University in Raleigh, NC, and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC.
Tammy O’Dell, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Columbia, said: “I am very excited to have Chris join our team. His track record of success, his deep roots in the local community and his knowledge of the Columbia market make him a perfect fit for WLXC. “
Connors commented: “We’ve already made rating history in Columbia, and I’m very fortunate and extremely thankful to have the opportunity to do it again. Big thanks to John Dimick, Kenny Smoov and Tammy O’Dell for entrusting me to lead the Columbia team. No need to pack or move; we’re ready on day one. Make sure your arms and legs are tucked inside the ride and that your seatbelt is securely fastened. This thing is about to take off. Let the fun begin.”