Tuesday, July 9, 2024

NYC Radio: WCBS-FM Extends Contract With Mid-Dayer Race Taylor

Race Taylor
Audacy has announced a contract extension with WCBS-FM 101.1 midday show host Race Taylor. Taylor will continue to be heard on weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET as he rings in 25 years on the air in New York City.

“It's been incredible to work alongside Race and watch him make meaningful relationships throughout the Tri-State for decades,” said John Foxx, Brand Manager and morning show co-host, WCBS-FM 101.1. “He is a one-of-a-kind talent, and we’re thrilled to create many more memories with him as he continues to entertain our loyal listeners.”

“I am elated to remain at Audacy surrounded by the infectious sound of these legendary stations and celebrate 25 years in New York City,” said Taylor. “The first note of thanks belongs to my wife, Patty, whose dedication to our family has been the very foundation of any success that has found me. I’m also grateful to Workhouse Media’s John McConnell for the friendship and guidance that has helped me navigate my career. I’m looking forward to the journey ahead supported by Chris Oliviero, Jim Ryan, John Foxx and the Audacy team in New York, who have made this achievement more special than I ever imagined.”

Taylor joined WCBS-FM 101.1 in 2019 after dominating the New York market at 95.5 PLJ (WPLJ-FM) for nearly 20 years. He also spent several years at THE NEW MIX 102.9 (KDMX-FM) in Dallas and nearly a decade at Q102 101.9 (WKRQ-FM) in Cincinnati.

đŸ“»Listeners can tune in to WCBS-FM 101.1 in New York on-air and nationwide on the Audacy app and website. Fans can also connect with the station via X, Facebook and Instagram.

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