WLS-FM/Chicago Appoints Todd Cavanah as Program Director
Cumulus Media appoints Todd Cavanah as Program Director for Classic Hits WLS-FM in Chicago. He joins WLS-FM after 33 years at crosstown Audacy CHR WBBM-FM (B96), where he was named Program Director in 1993. Cavanah also served as VP/Programming for CBS Radio Chicago and Audacy Chicago and programmed Country WUSN-FM (US 99), Classic Hits WJMK-FM (104.3 K-Hits) and Classic Hip Hop WBMX-FM (104.3 Jams). Prior to working in Chicago, Cavanah held positions at KTRS-FM in Casper WY, KRXY-FM in Denver and at Elektra Records.
Cumulus Chicago Vice President/Market Manager Marv Nyren said, “Having an experienced and talented Program Director like Todd Cavanah join 94.7 WLS-FM and the Cumulus Chicago team is a perfect fit. Todd’s track record of success in Chicago is second to none and his presence is already being felt in the hallways. Todd’s impact with our amazing on-air talent and entire station positions us for success for years to come.”
Cavanah added, “It is an honor to Program the legendary WLS-FM in the city that I have called home since 1987. When I first spoke to Marv Nyren and Brian Phillips about this job, I knew Cumulus and 94.7 were a perfect fit for me. Their support for this amazing brand is refreshing and I look forward to elevating WLS-FM and taking these call letters to the top of the ratings.”