RIP Kevin Metheny

By on Oct, 4 2014 with Comments 0

CumulusCumulus Media announced that industry veteran and KGO/KSFO Operations Manager Kevin Metheny passed away suddenly Friday 10/3/14. Details are being withheld out of respect for his family.

Metheny had achieved “legendary” status in the radio industry, and was a highly respected member of the Cumulus family.

Cumulus EVP John Dickey stated, “Kevin Metheny’s sudden passing this afternoon is a devastating personal and professional loss for his broadcasting family at Cumulus, and for the entire radio industry. Kevin was a legendary broadcasting talent who touched many lives in his remarkable 44-year career, and whose successes made an indelible mark on radio. His reputation and accomplishments are simply unparalleled and we are grateful for having had the opportunity to work with him as PD of WJR in Detroit and most recently, as Operations Manager of KGO and KSFO in San Francisco. His Cumulus family extends our deepest sympathies to Kevin’s loved ones. We will miss him profoundly.”

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