AM 560 The Answer/Chicago Adds Sean Hannity
January 2, 2014 at 10:49 AM (PT)
The landing spot for PREMIERE's SEAN HANNITY in CHICAGO is SALEM Talk WIND-A (AM 560 THE ANSWER), where HANNITY wull join the lineup on MONDAY (1/6) for a live clearance 2-5p (CT). The show was dropped by crosstown CUMULUS Talk WLS-A as part of the parent company's move to drop the show in several markets.
The station is also expanding BIG JOHN HOWELL and AMY JACOBSON's morning show to 6-11a, with SALEM's BILL BENNETT heard live 5-6a. DIAL GLOBAL's DENNIS MILLER will continue 11a-2p, and the local JOE WALSH show will air 5-8p, followed by SALEM's MICHAEL MEDVED 8-11p, DENNIS PRAGER 11p-2a and HUGH HEWITT 2-5a.
HANNITY VP/Operations and Affiliate Marketing ERIC STANGER said, "We couldn't be more excited to join the fantastic lineup on AM 560 THE ANSWER, and share our program live with the great city of CHICAGO."
WIND GM JEFF REISMAN added that HANNITY "is an ideal fit on AM 560 THE ANSWER. SEAN is one of the premier News-Talk personalities and his style will fit nicely with our outstanding lineup of local and national hosts."