Programming vet Motor City native Mike Wheeler has been appointed program director of Cumulus? WJR-AM in Detroit.
Wheeler started his radio career in on-air posts at Detroit stations WNIC, WABX, WHYT, and WCZY. He comes to Cumulus from Clear Channel, where he has served for the past five years as regional program manager for Clear Channel?s Connecticut stations.
Executive Vice President, Programming and Content for Cumulus, John Dickey said, "We're thrilled to have Mike Wheeler join Cumulus. His proven skill as a programmer combined with his Detroit roots make him the perfect choice to lead the legendary WJR-AM. Mike's years of multi-format experience also makes him a great asset to the Cumulus programming team."
Wheeler said, ?WJR is a part of the fabric of Detroit. The station is deeply connected to the people of Detroit and widely intertwined with the local business community. I look forward to nurturing and building on that tradition."
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