Westwood One News Names Reporting Team
Steve Kastenbaum, Bob Costantini, Jim Roope And Alan Scaia Join Network News Team
October 27, 2014 at 6:21 AM (PT)
WESTWOOD ONE has unveiled its new customized news product -- WESTWOOD ONE NEWS, a full-service news network powered by CNN. CNN Correspondent STEVE KASTENBAUM will be joining WESTWOOD ONE NEWS as Sr. Correspondent and NEW YORK BUREAU CHIEF. BOB COSTANTINI of NBC NEWS RADIO will become the network’s WASHINGTON correspondent, covering the WHITE HOUSE and CAPITOL HILL. Veteran CNN broadcast journalist JIM ROOPE joins as the network’s WEST COAST correspondent based in LOS ANGELES. ALAN SCAIA will serve as the MIDWEST reporter based in DALLAS.
"WESTWOOD ONE NEWS will launch with national coverage from some of the most experienced and honored news correspondents in our business,” said WESTWOOD ONE EVP/News and Talk BART TESSLER. “They will be on the scene covering breaking news, filing for the network, and providing live two-ways with affiliates. We are proud to have them on our team and we look forward to more exciting WWO News announcements soon."