Porkcasts to Run Across Network Programming NEW YORK, October 13, 2015 —Westwood One and The National Pork Board have joined forces to promote daily porkcasts across the network’s programming. The daily “porkcast,” a wordplay on pork and forecast, is a fun and engaging consumer brand integration that reminds listeners to create pork-inspired meals to complement…

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Seasoned Affiliate and Marketing Rep to Work with NASH Brands and Country Stations NEW YORK, October 7, 2015 —Veteran station rep Karen DeFriez will be joining Westwood One as an Affiliate Sales Manager responsible for clearances and on-air maintenance for the company’s Country properties, including the NASH entertainment brand programming platforms–America’s Morning Show, NASH Nights…

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NEW YORK, September 30, 2015 —Nielsen and Westwood One announced today that Westwood One has signed a multi-year extension to use Nielsen BDSradio measurement exclusively across its Cumulus stations and Westwood One 24/7 syndicated programming. Nielsen BDSradio is the world's leading measurement tool for streaming, airplay, and sales data for the record and radio industries…

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Popular, Award-Winning Radio Host Signs Multi-Year Deal NEW YORK, September 24, 2015 —Westwood One announced that it has signed a new, multi-year extension with Country’s best-known star interviewer, Lon Helton. Helton has hosted the Westwood One-syndicated Country Countdown USA since its inception in 1992 and will continue to do so for many years to come. …

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Two Veteran Sales and Marketing Executives to Lead Multi-Platform Sales Efforts NEW YORK, September 22, 2015 —Westwood One announced that it has hired Rafe Damico and Payton Raymond as SVPs, National Sales, East Coast and West Coast, respectively. In these newly-created roles, Damico and Raymond will manage East and West coast national sales operations. They…

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NEW YORK, September 15, 2015 —Westwood One announces it has signed a multi-year extension with imaging service Short Bus Radio. Short Bus Radio is a collective brain trust of major market producers and audio contractors who provide radio imaging, programming, and production elements to 400+ stations across 12 formats. Under the new agreement, Westwood One…

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Network Features a Robust Schedule of 100 Games New York, NY – September 9, 2015 – Westwood One, the exclusive network radio partner for the National Football League, is proud to announce its 2015 NFL broadcast season package featuring 100 games. The 2015 NFL regular season schedule kicks off on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at…

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Cumulus Announces Soaring Fan Engagement for NASH Next Country Talent Competition

Social Media Impressions, Fan Registration & Page Views Surge as Challenge Gains Momentum ATLANTA, August 28, 2015 – Cumulus announces soaring fan engagement for the social media-driven NASH Next Challenge talent competition, which will discover and release music from the most promising Country musicians. The first-of-its-kind competition, which kicked off in June 2015, has seen groundbreaking…

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Westwood One News Hits 750+ Affiliates in First Year

Adds Veteran Anchor/Reporter Chas Henry News Network Celebrates Milestones and Accomplishments NEW YORK, NY – August 27, 2015 — Since its launch in January, Westwood One News has now affiliated more than 750 radio stations nationwide; nine of them in the top 10 markets, including WABC-AM and WINS-AM/New York, KABC-AM/Los Angeles, WLS-AM Chicago, WBAP-AM and KLIF-AM/Dallas, WMAL-AM/Washington,…

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