Rich Bailey

Market veteran Rich Bailey joins Cumulus Media country “The Frog” WIVK-FM Knoxville (107.7) as PD. Bailey joins Cumulus from SummitMedia crosstown CHR “Star 102.1” WWST, where he served as PD for 23 years. He succeeds Nikki Thomas, now PD Bristol Broadcasting country WXBQ-FM Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol (96.9).

“The opportunity to have Rich join our team in Knoxville was simply too good to pass up,” VP/Market Manager Ken Salyer said in a release. “His dedication to detail and drive to win is known industry wide. This elevates our group to an entirely new level.”