DFW Country Station KPLX/99.5 The Wolf Debuts “The All-New Wake Up With the Wolf Show”

DALLAS, TX, March 3, 2020 Cumulus Media announces the launch of The All-New Wake Up With the Wolf Show weekday mornings on Country radio station KPLX/99.5 The Wolf in Dallas, TX. The new morning show features co-hosts Brian Moote and Tara and airs weekday mornings on 99.5 The Wolf from 5:00am-10:00am.

Moote was previously co-host of the nationally syndicated radio program, “The Bert Show”, and was most recently co-host of mornings on Top 40 station AMP 97.1 in Los Angeles. Brian has toured the U.S. as a stand-up comedian, and was a cast member and writer on MTV’s “Money From Strangers”. Tara was previously part of the Wolf morning show for 10 years, from 1998 through 2008.  Most recently, she was host of the morning show on NOW102.9 in Dallas.

Dan Bennett, Regional Vice President, Cumulus Dallas-Houston, said: “We are excited to have Brian and Tara create an The All-New Wake Up With the Wolf Show in Dallas. Working with our new Program Director Mike Preston, they are positioned to create a great Texas Country morning show listeners will want to wake up to.”

Mike Preston, Program Director, KPLX/99.5 The Wolf, added: “We can’t wait for Wolf listeners to hear our new morning team. Both Brian and Tara love to share their lives on-air, and they’re authentic and real – exactly what Texans expect.” 

About Cumulus Media 

Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) is a leading audio-first media and entertainment company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion people every month — wherever and whenever they want it. Cumulus Media engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 428 owned-and-operated stations across 87 markets; delivers nationally-syndicated sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from iconic brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across nearly 8,000 affiliated stations through Westwood One, the largest audio network in America; and inspires listeners through its rapidly growing network of original podcasts that are smart, entertaining and thought-provoking. Cumulus Media provides advertisers with personal connections, local impact and national reach through on-air and on-demand digital, mobile, social, and voice-activated platforms, as well integrated digital marketing services, powerful influencers, full-service audio solutions, industry-leading research and insights, and live event experiences. Cumulus Media is the only audio media company to provide marketers with local and national advertising performance guarantees. For more information visit www.cumulusmedia.com.

Contact:   Lisa Dollinger, Dollinger Strategic Communication for Cumulus Media, 512.633.4084, lisa@dollcomm.com.