Nick Cannon To Host Mornings On 92.3 Now/N.Y.
December 15, 2009 at 11:41 AM (PT)
Actor NICK CANNON will be joining CBS RADIO Top 40 WXRK (92.3 NOW)/NEW YORK for mornings starting JANUARY 19th,
"I have been immersed in the entertainment business for more than half my life,” said CANNON. "With continued success in television, film and music both on and off camera, in addition to directing, writing and producing, radio is both an exciting and natural next step in my career. I look forward to waking up audiences and making friends across the tri-state area on NEW YORK's Hit Music Channel, 92.3 NOW."
"No one is more in tune with our young adult listeners than NICK. 92.3 NOW has experienced substantial audience growth since we launched the station and the addition of such a well-known and respected star like NICK CANNON will further resonate with and excite our entertainment-savvy listeners," said PD and CBS RADIO VP of CHR Programming DOM THEODORE. "NICK's passion and energy for both music and radio are undeniable and we can’t wait to have him join our immensely talented crew at 92.3."
I always wanted to do radio
CANNON's radio move accompanies his push into production with his N'CREDIBLE ENTERTAINMENT, which is working on a "JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS" reality and scripted project for MTV NETWORKS' TEENNICK, an MTV special, and a series for CARTOON NETWORK's ADULT SWIM. The company is also creating a book series with SIMON AND SCHUSTER's Children's publishing division in conjunction with NICKELODEON movie "THE SCHOOL GYRLS," written and directed by CANNON, with an album by the titular group on ISLAND RECORDS. CANNON will also continue as host of NBC's "AMERICA'S GOT TALENT."
The deal was negotiated by CANNON's radio agent BOB EATMAN.