Robyn Walensky Joins Glenn Beck's Show For News Updates From TheBlaze.com
September 20, 2011 at 11:06 AM (PT)
Veteran reporter/anchor ROBYN WALENSKY is joining PREMIERE NETWORKS' GLENN BECK show as news anchor, delivering news updates from BECK's news service THE BLAZE (theblaze.com). WALENSKY, a former FOX NEWS reporter most recently covering the CASEY ANTHONY trial for COX MEDIA GROUP Talk WDBO-A-F/ORLANDO and before that morning co-host at CLEAR CHANNEL Talk WRNO (RUSH RADIO 99.5)/NEW ORLEANS and reporter at ABC affiliate WGNO-TV/NEW ORLEANS, joins former TALK RADIO NETWORK "AMERICA'S MORNING NEWS" co-anchor AMY HOLMES in the BLAZE newsroom; HOLMES is anchoring news segments on BECK's daily video show online at GBTV.
THE BLAZE Pres. BETSY MORGAN said, "We are excited about THE BLAZE's expansion into radio as it is part of our road map to be a multi-platform, multi-media news organization. ROBYN is a great addition to the team. She is a talented and seasoned radio and television journalist and she'll be sharing THE BLAZE's unique voice with GLENN's radio audience."
PREMIERE Pres. JULIE TALBOTT added, "News content has been an important driver of PPM ratings and ROBYN's experience will enable her to focus on the major stories affecting the lives of GLENN's millions of listeners. GLENN has always been on the cutting edge of the radio business and this is a perfect example of the exciting cross-platform opportunities that benefit his radio show."
WALENSKY said, "This is an incredible opportunity to anchor and report stories that matter to Americans. Whether it is covering homeland security, crime, politics or patriotism, we are going to bring THE BLAZE's unique voice and perspective on important stories that the media too often overlooks."