Westwood One, Salem Covers Paris Terror Attacks
November 16, 2015 at 12:23 PM (PT)
WESTWOOD ONE and SALEM have been providing its affiliates with comprehensive coverage and custom reports on the PARIS terror attacks:
WESTWOOD ONE NEWS began special reports twice per hour immediately after the story broke and continued for over 24 hours through midnight SATURDAY, keeping affiliates up to date via website, email and voice cue channel advisories. Some affiliates in major markets took advantage of simulcasting CNN’s breaking news coverage, also offered through WESTWOOD ONE NEWS.
WESTWOOD ONE NEWS correspondents BOB CONSTANINI in WASHINGTON and STEVE KASTENBAUM in NEW YORK provided custom station reports on WHITE HOUSE and domestic reaction in the immediate aftermath of the attacks on FRIDAY. They were also live on WESTWOOD ONE talk programs, including "The MARK LEVIN Show," "The JIM BOHANNON Show" and "The LARRY KUDLOW Show," FRIDAY and SATURDAY. Correspondent JIM ROOPE in L.A. reported on the death of AMERICAN NOHEMI GONZALEZ, a student from CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY in LONG BEACH.
ERIN McLAUGHLIN in PARIS provided live station Q/A’s over the weekend and correspondent KARIN CAIFA reported live from PARIS this morning on "AMERICA in the Morning" and for WWO NEWSCASTS. CAIFA also provided live custom reports for dozens of stations in morning drive. She will be reporting for the network and doing custom live appearances on affiliates in morning and afternoon drive all week.
At SALEM, SRN News aired one-minute special reports on the explosions in and around PARIS. The one-minute reports aired on SNN LEFT. Syndicated Talk host HUGH HEWITT shelved this week’s Hillsdale dialogue to focus on the PARIS crisis,