CBS Radio And Townsquare Media Partner To Create The Michigan News Network, Launching Sept. 2
August 26, 2014 at 7:14 AM (PT)
CBS RADIO and TOWNSQUARE MEDIA will create the MICHIGAN NEWS NETWORK, which will provide affiliated stations across the state with news, sports and other local content produced by CBS RADIO WWJ (NEWSRADIO 950) and WXYT (97.1 THE TICKET)/DETROIT. MNN will debut on TUESDAY, SEPT. 2nd on nearly 20 affiliates throughout the state, including stations in DETROIT, FLINT, LANSING, KALAMAZOO and ANN ARBOR.
“CBS RADIO’s DETROIT stations have served as the authoritative voice of the community for many years, establishing themselves among the market’s most credible brands and news sources,” said CBS RADIO Pres./CEO DAN MASON. “We are excited to be working with TOWNSQUARE to distribute our award-winning programming to listeners across the entire state of MICHIGAN, while also realizing the highest value for our content.”
“TOWNSQUARE MEDIA has a constant focus on providing live, local and vital information to the communities we serve,” said TOWNSQUARE MEDIA Chairman/CEO STEVEN PRICE. “We are thrilled to partner with CBS RADIO to provide important statewide content to the residents of MICHIGAN. THE MICHIGAN NEWS NETWORK will also offer a new and impactful environment for clients who want to reach MICHIGAN consumers on a statewide basis.”