WINS, KYW, WBZ-A, WNEW Affiliate With Westwood One News
October 29, 2014 at 12:28 PM (PT)
WESTWOOD ONE NEWS, the white-label news service produced for the syndicator by CNN, has inked four CBS RADIO all-News stations to affiliation deals. WINS-A/NEW YORK, KYW-A/PHILADELPHIA, WBZ-A/BOSTON, and WNEW (ALL NEWS 99.1)/WASHINGTON have signed up for the service.
WESTWOOD ONE SVP/Affiliate Sales DENNIS GREEN said, “WESTWOOD ONE is proud to have major market CBS RADIO stations join our WESTWOOD ONE NEWS Network from the outset. These stations are among the most innovative and trusted brands in radio news. To have major news brands become early adopters of this service speaks volumes to broadcasters looking for superb content by which to build their local news brands.”
CBS RADIO EVP and NEW YORK Market Manager SCOTT HERMAN added., “We are very excited to be part of the launch of WESTWOOD ONE NEWS. The ability to get in on the ground floor and help establish what our all news stations needs are was very enticing for us. Our stations have a huge appetite for news material and WESTWOOD ONE NEWS gives us the flexibility to get what we need when we want it.”