Cumulus And American Media Launch 'News From Country Weekly Magazine' Segment
October 19, 2011 at 1:00 PM (PT)
AMERICAN MEDIA and CUMULUS MEDIA have announced the launch of a branded new radio segment, "NEWS FROM COUNTRY WEEKLY MAGAZINE." These minute-long segments are broadcast daily on more than 80 country music radio stations beginning TODAY (10/18).
The segments, originally hosted by LISA MANNING on CUMULUS Country WSM-F/NASHVILLE, feature stories from COUNTRY WEEKLY and will air multiple times in morning and afternoon drive time.
"This partnership presents a unique opportunity to give our audience an in-depth and 'insider' look at Country music news reports, programs, features and interviews, drawing upon COUNTRY MUSIC MEDIA GROUP's extensive newsgathering expertise, contacts and editorial strengths," said DAVID J. PECKER, Chairman, President and CEO of AMERICAN MEDIA, INC.
"As the nation's number one broadcaster of Country music, we're committed to entertaining and informing our listener in creative ways that continue to make CUMULUS stations important parts of the communities they serve," said CUMULUS COO/EVP JOHN DICKEY.