WJR’s Tom O’Brien to Retire
Cumulus Media has announced that Vice President/Market Manager Tom O’Brien will retire at year-end after a brilliant 40-year career as a Detroit radio fixture. O’Brien joined WJR-AM( Detroit) in 2004 as Director of Sales and was promoted to Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus’ three-station cluster in 2011.
“Working with the team at WJR, The Great Voice of the Great Lakes, and Cumulus Detroit has been a privilege. Thank you to my first boss Tony Salvadore, my last boss Dave Milner, and all the team members and clients in between for a really enjoyable career,” O’Brien said.
Prior to joining the Cumulus Radio Station Group, Tom was General Sales Manager and Station Manager at WWJ-AM (Detroit) for 14 years, and also held positions as local Account Executive and Regional Manager for Interep.
“We thank Tom for his significant contributions to radio, to Cumulus, and to the Detroit community and wish him all the best in his retirement,” said Dave Milner, Cumulus Media Executive Vice President for Operations.