Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Milwaukee Radio: N/T WTMJ To Launch New Mid-PM Show

Scaffidi and Bilstad
N/T WTMJ 620 AM has announced that Steve Scaffidi is joining its mid-afternoon talk show, starting february 28.

Scaffidi will team with WTMJ Executive Producer, News Erik Bilstad to form “Scaffidi & Bilstad,” which will air from noon to 3 p.m., weekdays.  The program will focus on the biggest stories of the day with Steve’s unique perspective – injected into topics ranging from news, politics, events and sports.  Scaffidi has resigned as Mayor of Oak Creek, Wisconsin and his position as an Account Executive at Leonard & Finco Public Relations, in order to join the station.

We’re pleased to welcome Steve to our team. He brings a great depth of knowledge and local connection, to add to his take on the news of the day,” said Tom Langmyer, vice president and general manager of WTMJ and WKTI and vice president of radio news, talk, and sports programming, for The E.W. Scripps Company. (NYSE: SSP)  “Steve is a Wisconsin native, has a deep background and much life experience, beyond broadcasting.”

WTMJ 620 AM (50 Kw, 10 Kw-N DA2
“I’m looking forward to joining WTMJ to inform and entertain the listeners with honest conversation as a conservative.  Now more than ever we need quality news, information and perspective on-air.  I can’t wait to get started,” said Steve Scaffidi.  “It has been an honor to serve the citizens of Oak Creek.  It will always be home.”

“Scaffidi & Bilstad will take our listeners through the top stories of the day in a fast-paced style,” said Eric Brooks, WTMJ director of programming and news. “The show goes beyond one-note politics to cover many things that are important to Wisconsin.”

With the addition of “Scaffidi & Bilstad” WTMJ's lineup is:

5:00A   Wisconsin’s Morning News with Gene Mueller
8:30A    Jeff Wagner
12:00N  Scaffidi & Bilstad
3:00P    Wisconsin’s Afternoon News with John Mercure
6:00P    Sports Central with Greg Matzek

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