Tavis Smiley To Launch Shows For BlogTalkRadio
June 24, 2013 at 4:34 AM (PT)
Veteran public radio and PBS host TAVIS SMILEY is launching a weekday show and other programming for BLOGTALKRADIO in the service's first major partnership deal with a national programmer. The NEW YORK TIMES reports that BLOGTALKRADIO will pay SMILEY for the programming and split ad revenue.
SMILEY co-hosts "SMILEY AND WEST" with CORNEL WEST for PUBLIC RADIO INTERNATIONAL. Other shows he will provide to BLOGTALKRADIO will include a relationship show hosted by former GREENSTONE MEDIA radio host and TV news anchor ROLONDA WATTS and a mentoring show with KENNETH BRASWELL.