Standup Comedian, Actor, and Radio Host Brings His Unique Comedy Stylings and Opinions to the Network in Weekly Podcast
NEW YORK, NY – July 12, 2017 - Westwood One is proud to announce an exciting new partnership with the funny and insightful DL Hughley.
The Hughley Truth, a new, original podcast produced and distributed by Westwood One, features real, raw and funny conversation with comedian DL Hughley. Each week, DL and his wingman, “News Guy” Guy Lambert, discuss politics, social behavior, entertainment, and more with engaging and clever guests from all walks of life. When you put all that together it’s not just the truth; it’s “The Hughley Truth.”
Westwood One’s Joey Salvia is producing the podcast. In addition to promoting the show, Westwood One will also provide exclusive ad sales representation for The Hughley Truth. Advertisers will have access to endorsements, live reads, pre-roll, mid-roll, and post-roll advertisements as well as opportunities across all of Westwood One broadcast, digital, live events, and social platforms.
“We are aggressively building the Westwood One podcast platform — and the momentum is undeniable. We couldn’t be more excited to be welcome DL Hughley to the Westwood One family,” said Suzanne Grimes, EVP, Corporate Marketing for Cumulus Media and President of Westwood One. “DL’s name turns heads, his take on the world today is refreshingly funny, and his unique comedy attracts legions of fans. You’ll laugh out loud when you give his podcast a listen!“
The Hughley Truth joins Jerry Springer, Frangela, Kix Brooks, The Daily Wire’s Ben Shapiro and Andrew Klavan, and other engaging personalities on the Westwood One Podcast Network.
About DL Hughley - @RealDLHughley
DL Hughley, who is one of the most popular and highly recognized standup comedians on the road today, has also made quite an impression in the television, film and radio arenas. DL can currently be heard nationwide as host of his own afternoon radio show “The DL Hughley Show” which is nationally syndicated in over 60 cities across the country including the #1 radio market – New York. He has also recently released his second book Black Man, White House: An Oral History of the Obama Years, described as a satirical retrospective of Obama’s years in office. The book made the New York Times Bestseller List. DL is currently touring as part of the Comedy Get Down Tour, which features DL along with Cedric the Entertainer, George Lopez, Eddie Griffin and the late Charlie Murphy. The tour will be turned into a dock-reality series to air on BET & Comedy Central this fall.
About Guy Lambert - @GuyLambertNews
Guy Lambert is one of the most recognized voices in Washington DC radio. Currently serving as the news director and anchor for The Joe Clair Morning Show, his distinct and captivating voice delivers entertainment, community, and political news stories across the airways every weekday morning on Washington DC’s hit music station, WPGC 95.5 FM. He is also the host of Community Focus, a one-hour weekly community affairs show that highlights people and events of influence to the local community. His history in broadcast radio expands across various markets and includes popular morning shows such as The Donnie Simpson Show, The Big Tigger Show, Funky Larry Jones Morning Show, and the Tom Joyner Morning Show. In addition to being a staple in radio, Guy has maintained an elite reputation as an event host, emcee, and entertainment correspondent working with BET Networks and CNN. Guy also hosts a weekly news segment on FOX News entitled Get Up With Guy.
About Westwood One
Westwood One, the national-facing arm of Cumulus Media, offers audio products to reach listeners whenever, wherever they are. Westwood One is a trusted connection between audio companies, advertisers, and audience — with 8,000 broadcast radio stations and media partners who reach 245 million weekly listeners. The company’s portfolio features premium content with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, Westwood One Backstage, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and the Billboard Music Awards. For more information please visit www.westwoodone.com.