Westwood One is Bringing the Breaking Weather Service To Radio Stations Across the Country
New York, NY – November 6, 2018: Westwood One, America’s largest audio network, is now the exclusive radio partner of Weatherology, the 24/7 weather reporting service. Westwood One will be affiliating Weatherology to radio stations across the United States, building on their existing 600 affiliates in the upper Midwest.
Weatherology’s unique technology delivers standard weather reports, as well as breaking weather advisories, directly into radio station automation systems for insertion on air. This enables a station to have up-to-the-minute weather reporting, whether they are live or not. Reports are constantly updated, ensuring accurate reporting of current conditions and quality forecasts, and the affiliated station has a broad choice of voices, depth of weather coverage, and customization.
“We’re partnering with Weatherology because of their unparalleled immediacy, currency, and quality,” said Suzanne Grimes, EVP Marketing for CUMULUS MEDIA and President, Westwood One. “From day-to-day forecasts to storm emergencies, weather on the radio is a vital service to local communities. Winter is coming soon, and Westwood One is ready to offer this service to stations everywhere, including our massive 24-Hour Format customer base.”
“For 32 years, Weatherology has been the industry leader supporting the unique programming challenges of our radio partners. Our latest audio weather technology, and our partnership with Westwood One, allows us to take our operation to radio stations across the country. There’s nobody better prepared to help local radio stay local than Weatherology,” added Stephen Wohlenhaus, Weatherology’s founder and Chief Executive. “We are so excited to take local weather programming to a whole new level with Westwood One.”
Weatherology is available immediately everywhere, and interested stations should contact Patrick Crocker, SVP/Affiliate Management at Westwood One’s 24-Hour Formats, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 720-873-5170.
About Westwood One
Westwood One, the national-facing arm of CUMULUS MEDIA, offers iconic, nationally syndicated sports, news and entertainment content to 245 million listeners each week across an audio network of 8,000 affiliated broadcast radio stations and media partners. Westwood One is the largest audio broadcast network in America, home to premium content that defines the culture, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, Westwood One Backstage, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards and the American Music Awards. The rapidly growing Westwood One Podcast Network delivers popular network and industry personalities and programs. Westwood One connects listeners with their passions through programs and platforms that have everyone listening. For more information please visit www.westwoodone.com.
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