Cumulus Media

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Terrible Company

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Former Employee - Programming in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Programming in San Francisco, CA

I worked at Cumulus Media full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

You get to work with some interesting radio stations...many of them unfortunately have fallen on hard times since Cumulus management took control

Cons

Total top down control from the Dickey Brothers in Atlanta. They have absolutely no intest in employee morale or in employee involvement in station problem solving. In the words of CEO Lew Dickey: "You take our money you run our plays!"

Advice to ManagementAdvice

This is not a hamburger chain. You have talented people. Let them contribute. Take the scores you receive here seriously. You have created major problems with your management styles and decision making. Eventually your bankers will tire of hearing these stories, as you continue to lose $$$.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    AE

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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Account Executive in Topeka, KS
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Topeka, KS

    I worked at Cumulus Media full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    income, freedom, hours, and access to concerts
    client lunches

    Cons

    benefits
    treatment of employees
    stress
    training is poor for new employees with no media experience

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Entrepreneural enviornment with little corporate support

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Executive in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Account Executive in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Cumulus Media full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Entrepreneurial environment.
    Cumulus Media does not place a ceiling on earnings for its Account Executives - there is outstanding earning potential.

    Cons

    Account Executives are not reimbursed for out of pocket expenses, except mileage.
    The digital sales assets are out-dated and our mobile assets have been relinquished to Clear Channel’s I Heart Radio.
    Proprietary software STRATUS and Engage are substandard tools.
    Employee benefits are minimal.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    In an industry earning a decreasing share of marketing revenues, please invest in your digital platform and products.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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