CBS News Radio Unveils New Shows at First Upfront Presentation

By Chris Ariens Comment

CBS News Radio, which is the oldest arm of the CBS News division, is getting a new slate of programming for its more than 600 affiliates nationwide. And today the network is sharing its plans with ad buyers. Today’s upfront event is co-hosted with Skyview Networks, CBS Radio’s new distribution, inventory management and sales partnerJane Pauley, Jim Axelrod, Erin Moriarty, Lara Logan and Jill Schlesinger are all taking part.

The new additions to the CBS News Radio lineup, starting Jan. 1, will include:

  • Daily, one-minute, self-contained news, lifestyle & entertainment and information updates from the CBS Television Distribution shows including Entertainment Tonight, Inside Edition, The Doctors, Dr. Phil and Rachel Ray.
  • Jill On Money – CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger will host two-hour weekend program along with daily, one-minute updates on breaking financial news and money tips.
  • Eye On Veterans – Daily one-minute features and a two-hour weekend program is produced by veterans for veterans and their families.
  • Dave Ross – The Edward R. Murrow award winning writer delivers his perspective on current events in a 90-second commentary.

“We’re excited to share these new and exclusive program offerings, as well as our continuing lineup of original reporting with our colleagues in the advertising community and our affiliate stations,” said Charles Pavlounis, CFO of CBS News. “These programs allow our affiliated stations to deliver original, engaging content to their dedicated listeners, while our clients are able to gain maximum exposure for their messages on News, Talk and Music formats around the country.”

The new shows joins CBS Radio’s lineup of other programs including the Top of the Hour Newscast, World News Roundup, and simulcasts of CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes, and Face the Nation as well as political podcast-turned-radio show The Takeout.

The new programming will be available starting Jan. 1, 2018.

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