Steve And Leah Join WERC
April 23, 2008 at 10:44 AM (PT)
Former syndicated "STEVE AND D.C." co-host STEVE SHANNON and former CLEAR CHANNEL KFI-A/LOS ANGELES evening news anchor and Modern AC KYSR (STAR 98.7)/LOS ANGELES personality LEAH BRANDON are the new morning team at CLEAR CHANNEL Talk WERC-A/BIRMINGHAM. The new show debuts MAY 5th.
Market Manager RAY QUINN said, "I am excited to have these two proven talents join the WERC team. The pairing of STEVE and LEAH represents an important opportunity for ratings growth in one of WERC's most important dayparts. I am confident that our loyal audience will readily embrace the new morning team. Together STEVE and LEAH will wake up BIRMINGHAM with award-winning news, traffic, weather, entertaining lifestyle features and plenty of good-natured fun."
SHANNON, an ALABAMA native whose career took in stips in TUSCALOOSA, MONTGOMERY, and BIRMINGHAM before partnering with D.C. CHYMES in NEW ORLEANS, ST. LOUIS, and syndication, added, "I'm thrilled to work for a heritage radio station like WERC and be part of its return to greatness in a city I love."