John Summers Joins Cayuga Radio Group (WHCU AM/FM) as News Director

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, January 8, 2018


Chris Allinger, Operations


John Summers Joins Cayuga Radio Group (WHCU AM/FM) as News Director

Ithaca, NY



(Ithaca, NY) – Radio veteran John Summers joins Cayuga Radio Group -Ithaca, NY (Saga Broadcasting) and WHCU AM/FM as their Brand Manager and News Director.


Summers was most recently the Regional Program Director and News Director for the Northwest News Radio Network and the Washington Ag Network.


“All of us at Cayuga Radio Group are ecstatic to have John join our team.  He is a gifted radio news talent, and will continue to elevate WHCU to new heights,” said Chet Osadchey, Cayuga Radio Group President/General Manager.  “He has a quality career in news programming and broadcasting and is a superior fit for the role in guiding WHCU.”


Operations Manager Chris Allinger added, “John brings great experience.  Our region relies on WHCU for news and information more than ever.  John’s ability to develop our people and product will make immediate impacts on our station and our community.”


In addition to his experience at the Northwest News Network, Summers has worked in News at WIBW-Topeka, KOH-Reno, and KHTS-Los Angeles.


John starts January 22, and can be reached at