Media Sales and Marketing Pro Christina Albee Named CMO at Cumulus Media. The company calls this a newly created position but Pierre Bouvard had been serving as chief marketing officer for Cumulus Media/Westwood One. Regardless, Christina Albee is named chief marketing officer of Cumulus Media, a position in which she'll report to Suzanne Grimes, whose title is president, Westwood One division and EVP of corporate marketing, Cumulus Media. As for Bouvard, he now reports to Albee in the new position chief insights officer in which he leads research and insights efforts. Back to Albee; she's most recently been head of sales marketing for social news magazine Flipboard. Prior to that she was chief marketing officer at Dial Global where she was instrumental in its rebranding to Westwood One. She was general manager, marketing solutions at Condé Nast Media Group from 2008 to 2013, and served in numerous sales and management positions with Time, Inc. from 1991 to 2007. Cumulus president and CEO Mary Berner states, "Christina brings tremendous experience and energy to this critical role. We are delighted that she will apply her considerable skills and talent to the development of new marketing strategies that will facilitate new revenue opportunities throughout our organization." In addition to Pierre Bouvard, also reporting to Albee will be VP of social media Lori Lewis and SVP of brand partnerships Tommy Page.
DeMann Adds 'Star 94.5' Orlando to His OM Duties. At the Cox Media Group Orlando cluster, Stevie DeMann is currently serving as operations manager and director of branding & programming for hip hop WPYO "Power 95.3 FM," country WWKA "K92.3 FM," Spanish W297BB "107.3 FM Solo Exitos." Now, he adds operations manager duties for urban contemporary WCFB "Star 94.5." DeMann comments, "I have such passion for all of the brands within our cluster and look forward to working with Michael Saunders and the 'Star 94.5' team! 'Star 94.5' is THE market leader in Orlando's urban community and it's an honor to be directly associated with this team."