First Light signals the dawn of a new day. Westwood One’s First Light gets the day started right with a unique blend of breaking news, friendly chat, celebrity interviews and the latest from the worlds of entertainment and sports. You’ll hear today’s top stories and live on-the-air reaction from listeners across the country.

Michael Toscano began his work in Washington DC as a White House and Capitol Hill correspondent for several major television groups, before serving stints at C-SPAN and as a writer for the Washington Post. He was a national political analyst and program host for the Wall Street Journal Network prior to joining Westwood One News. Michael grew up in Connecticut, where he was a staff announcer at WTIC radio and TV, then moved to WRAL Raleigh NC as morning drive anchor and politics reporter for WRAL-TV.

First Light podcasts

  • Host: Michael Toscano
  • Length of Program: 1 hour
  • Air Time: 5a – 6a ET, M-F; Re-feeds 6a-7a and 8a-9a ET; updated when news warrants
  • Special Features: Nation’s Weather, Sports, Business, Entertainment
  • Delivery Method: Satellite
  • Local Avails: 7 Minutes per hour
  • Network Avails: 7 Minutes per hour

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