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January 25, 2022

Kelly Mac Resigns as PD at Magic 102.5 as Cumulus Media Beaumont, Texas Merges With the Lake Charles, Louisiana Radio Studios and Office

After broadcasting & working remotely for 19 months, Cumulus Media Beaumont, TX has eliminated their real estate footprint in there and has relocated and merged the studios, office and staff with its cluster in Lake Charles, LA. Effective Monday, January 24, KTCX, KAYD and KQXY will now operate and broadcast from Lake Charles, LA which will now require Beaumont employees to relocate to Lake Charles or commute 130 miles daily.

In wake of the merge, Kelly Mac has resigned as PD for the cluster's Urban Hip-Hop and R&B outlet Magic 102.5 (KTCX-FM) to pursue other opportunities. Mac served as the Program Director and midday host for the last 3 years and said, "It's been an honor to be a part of the very talented, unique, and hardworking Cumulus Beaumont team. I'm extremely proud and pleased with the work we've done to enhance the overall branding, ratings, and revenue of KTCX online, on air, and in the community." Mac's career includes 20+ years of branding, on air, digital and programming experience in various markets including Greenville SC, Cleveland and Philadelphia. 

Kelly's IG Post suggest a move to Local TV.

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