Monday, March 6, 2017

WWOne News Gets CBS, Bloomberg Renewals, Adds SiriusXM

Bart Tessler
Today, Westone One announces it has grown its coverage and listener base with the renewal of top-10 CBS stations WINS/New York, KYW/Philadelphia, WBZ/Boston, and the addition of WWJ/Detroit.

Westwood One News can now also be heard across Bloomberg major market stations WBBR-AM/New York, WDCH-FM, Washington, DC, WXKS-AM/Boston, and KNEW-AM/San Francisco.

Beginning this week, Westwood One News can now be heard anywhere in the U.S. on the SiriusXM POTUS and Progress channels.

Westwood One News is now delivering comprehensive, dependable news coverage and content that can be branded locally. After just two years on the air, Westwood One News, has built a robust, full-service news network with more than 700 affiliates nationwide.

“We are very pleased to extend our relationship with CBS RADIO and to welcome our new partners at Bloomberg and SiriusXM to Westwood One News,” said Bart Tessler. EVP News & Talk, Westwood One.

Suzanne Grimes
“This is a significant expansion of the distribution of our news product and testament to the resources we have committed to our breaking news; special reports; custom Q/As; and particularly our newscasts, which are extremely important to our stations and carried throughout the country on our top market Cumulus and Bloomberg affiliates, among others, and nationwide on SiriusXM.”

Suzanne Grimes, EVP, Corporate Marketing, Cumulus and Westwood One’s President added, “We spend a lot of time evaluating marketplace demand and there is a substantial thirst for compelling and credible news content. The high demand Westwood One News service allows stations to leverage customized news content with greater flexibility and local branding opportunities and we are honored to partner with CBS RADIO, Bloomberg, and SiriusXM, the most innovative and trusted brands in radio news.”

Stations interested in learning more about Westwood One News can contact Jim Jones at or (202) 895-2339.

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