gregsmith_275Cumulus Media has announced that Greg Smith has been upped to the newly-created position of VP/General Manager for its two Detroit FM stations, WDVD-FM and WDRQ-FM.

Smith previously served as VP of Sales for the two stations.  He joined Cumulus in August, 2014 after 14 years with CBS Radio’s Detroit stations.   Smith is a 1994 graduate of Western Michigan University.

Tom O’Brien will continue to manage WJR-AM.

In a news release, Bob Walker, Senior VP of Operations for the company said “We are excited to elevate Greg to lead the growth strategy for our Detroit FM brands.  We are confident that the collaboration of Greg and Tom O’Brien, who leads WJR, and our relationship with the Lions will create new opportunities in Detroit.”

Smith said “I am very fortunate to work with such a talented team in Detroit and look forward to helping drive the continued growth of these great brands.  I am excited for the next phase in my broadcasting career and appreciate the opportunity both [Cumulus CEO] Mary Berner and Bob Walker have given me.”

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