John Rosso is out as President of Citadel Media following the network’s acquisition by Cumulus Media. Russo joined the network in October 2009 and had overseen ABC News Radio, ESPN Audio and nine 24-hour formats. In a memo to his staff, Rosso wrote, “I’m writing to… let you know that I’ll be leaving my role as President of the network, effective today. Cumulus has a very strong organization in place to operate the network and to maximize its future success. In addition, John Dickey and I have discussed having me consult on some projects, and I look forward to that possibility.” Previously, Rosso served as Senior VP/Citadel Interactive and held positions at ABC Radio Networks including Senior VP/Affiliate Relations and Business Administration and VP/Operations. Prior to joining Citadel, Rosso was Senior VP/Digital Media for The Walt Disney Company’s ABC Radio division.
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