Media Alert: American Legion National Commander Embarks on Nationwide Radio Tour

FYI All,

Thanks for all that you do for Veterans!

From: Raughter, John B. [mailto:jraughter@legion.org]
Sent: Monday, April 23, 2018 6:52 AM
To: All Legion Leadership
Subject: Media Alert: American Legion National Commander Embarks on Nationwide Radio Tour

Legion Leaders,

National Commander Denise H. Rohan will be appearing on 18 radio shows across the nation tomorrow morning to discuss Memorial Day, the need for the U.S. government to provide a strong veterans health care system, and other concerns of The American Legion . If you are in the listening area of one of the taped appearances, you may wish to contact the station or visit its website to find out the planned broadcast time if it has been scheduled. All listed times are Eastern Time. The Commander will be discussing The American Legion before a “drive-time” listening audience of nearly 20 million.

After the broadcasts, most or all of the interviews will be posted on www.legion.org/commander/radio

Sincerely,

John Raughter

7:10-7:20 NBC NEWS NETWORK NATIONAL (0) TAPE

7:20-7:35 TALK WITH AUDREY SYNDICATED (0) TAPE

7:35-7:45 WOCA-AM-FM ORLANDO (19) LIVE

7:50-8:00 KLTF-AM MINNEAPOLIS (15) LIVE

8:00-8:10 PATCH ONLINE MICHIGAN STATEWIDE (0) TAPE

8:10-8:20 WATD-AM / WMEX-AM BOSTON (7) TAPE

8:20-8:30 WYYZ-AM/FM ATLANTA (10) TAPE

8:30-8:40 WMBS-AM/FM PITTSBURGH (23) TAPE

8:40-8:45 NORTHERN NEWS NETWORK MONTANA STATEWIDE (0) TAPE

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9:05-9:15 LET’S JUST TALK SYNDICATED (0) TAPE

9:20-9:30 THE ANGIE AUSTIN SHOW SYNDICATED (0) TAPE

9:50-10:00 WAMD-AM / WHGM-AM / WKHZ-AM / WYRE-AM BALTIMORE (27) TAPE

10:10-10:20 WCBC-AM WASHINGTON DC (8) LIVE

10:20-10:30 WFIN-AM TOLEDO (76) TAPE

10:30-10:40 GLOBAL AMERICAN BROADCASTING NETWORK NATIONAL (0) LIVE

10:40-10:50 WSRB-FM WYCA-FM CHICAGO (3) TAPE

10:50-11:00 CRN DIGITAL TALK SYNDICATED (0) TAPE

11:00-11:15 TENNESSEE RADIO NETWORK STATEWIDE (0) TAPE

NBC News Radio National

Seattle, WA

Profile – News Talk

Interviewer – Harmon Shay

Show – Harmon Shay Reporting – Taped

Focus – NBC News Radio provides over 150 news, sports, music, talk, entertainment programs, features, live events and 24/7 formats. Through its subsidiaries, NBC News Radio provides local content to the radio and TV industries including news, sports, weather, traffic, video news services and other information. NBC News Radio serves more than 850 radio stations and 122 affiliates air the news at the top of the hour.

Audience – 9,740,646

Talk With Audrey Syndicated

New York, NY

Profile – Talk, News

Interviewer – Audrey Adams

Show – Talk With Audrey – Taped

Focus – Talk with Audrey seeks to empower it’s listeners by providing informative, educational and cultural programming that speaks to the diverse populations of America. Each week, the show will feature a new topic and guest from the cosmetic, health, fitness, financial, entertainment or travel industry.

Audience – 1,127,612

Affiliates

WPAT-AM 930 New York Audience – 714,177 – Airs on Mondays at 5:30 PM ET

KMET-AM 1490 Los Angeles Audience – 120,204 – Airs on Tuesdays at 1 PM ET

WEHA-FM 88.7 Philadelphia Audience – 109,548 – Airs on Thursday at 1 PM ET

KEST-AM 1450 San Francisco Audience – 81,000 – Airs on Monday at 9:30 AM ET.

WBCA-FM 102.9 Boston Audience – 28,350 – Airs on Thursdays at 5:00 PM ET

WBNW-AM 1120 Boston Audience – 72,333 – Airs on Thursdays at 5:00 PM ET

The Gospel Plane Houston – Airs on Tuesday’s at 12 PM ET – Audience 2,000

WOCA-AM 1360 / FM 96.3 Orlando-Ocala

Ocala, FL

Profile – Talk, News, Sports

Interviewer – Larry Whitler and Robin MacBlane

Show – A.M. Ocala – Live

Focus – Live morning show with a mix of news weather and health topics all brought with a laugh. Hosted by Larry Whitler and co-host Robin MacBlane

Audience – 110,000

KLTF-AM 960 Minneapolis

Little Falls, MN

Profile – News/Talk

Interviewer – Ron Specker

Focus – Ron is morning show host from 6-9AM daily. Show focuses on local news, politics, events and guests focusing on health, business and lifestyle stories.

Audience – 53,298

Patch Online Michigan Statewide

Detroit, MI

Interviewer – Deb Nicholson

Profile – Localized News Website

Focus – Patch provides hyperlocalized content and serves as a community-specific news and information platform dedicated to providing comprehensive, hyper-localized coverage.

Audience – 170,400

WATD-AM 1460 / WMEX-AM 1510 Boston

Boston, MA

Profile – Talk, News

Interviewer – Ron Van Dam

Show – The Ron Van Dam Show- Taped

Focus – Presenting interviews and features in a magazine-style format, covering local news such as politics community events and lifestyle stories.

WATD-AM Audience –31,500

WMEX-AM Audience – 15,500

WYYZ-AM 1120 / FM 102.7 Atlanta

Jasper, GA

Profile – News Talk

Interviewer – Matt Youngblood

Show – Pickens AM – Live

Matt Youngblood is anchor and veteran news reporter for WYYZ. Morning Talk features discussion panels of local news and events that surround the community.

Audience – 67,600

WMBS-AM 590 / FM 101.FM Pittsburgh

Uniontown, PA

Profile – News Talk

Interviewer – Bill Madden

Show – What’s On Your Mind?

Focus – News program from 1-3 PM daily featuring discussion panels of local news and events that surround the community.

Audience – 48,050

Northern News Network Montana Statewide

Billings, MT

Profile – Talk, News

Interviewer – Brian Bennett

Show Name – Montana News

Focus – Northern News Network provides Montana state news programs eight times daily to Montana radio stations, along with Montana sports, weather, legislative reports and an hour-long daily statewide talk show focusing on Montana issues and events. 30 affiliates total.

Audience – 630,000

Let’s Just Talk Syndicated

Cincinnati, OH

Profile – News, Talk

Interviewer – Kathryn Raaker

Show – Let’s Just Talk – Taped

Focus – Nationally syndicated family radio program featuring expert guests, current issues, popular world issues and entertainment information.

Audience – 611,500

Genesis Communications Network

Aurora, CO

Profile – News Talk

Interviewer – Angie Austin

Show – The Angie Austin Show – Taped

Focus – "The Angie Austin Show" is about encouragement. Most of the news we see and hear every day is really negative and quite depressing. Angie Austin reported that news for 22 years and now wants to share the positive things that are happening in our communities. It’s sharing stories of hope and victory. Guests on the show are real people who have overcome obstacles in their lives and professionals who can offer advice and help to those struggling with a variety of situations. Airs on 28 affiliates.

Audience – 2,462,544

WAMD-AM / WHGM-AM / WKHZ-AM / WYRE-AM Baltimore

Aberdeen, MD / Havre de Grace, MD

Profile – News, Talk, Gospel

Interviewer – Horace Tittle

Show – Focus on the Community

Focus – Family programming featuring topics such as city and state government news, the economy, business development, health issues and cultural events. Guests include local and national newsmakers.

WHGM-AM – 62,690

WAMD-AM – 6,300

WKHZ-AM – 15,060

WYRE-AM – 5,250

WCBC-AM 1270 Washington D.C.

Cumberland, MD

Profile – News Talk

Interviewer – Dave Norman

Show – The Dave Norman Show – Live

Focus – The Dave Norman show featuring expert guests, current issues, sports, popular world issues and entertainment information.

Audience – 86,560

WFIN-AM 1330 Toledo

Finley, OH

Profile – News, Sports

Interviewer – Chris Oaks

Show Name – Good Mornings

Focus – Good Mornings with host Chris Oaks is a fun, hip, and lively show that has everyone talking. You get all the latest local and national news and information. You’ll also hear interviews with local newsmakers and features with information you can really use.

Audience – 12,159

Global American Broadcasting Network

SDG Radio Network

Cable Radio Network

Port Lucie, FL

Profile – News Talk

Interviewer – Bill Martinez

Show Name – Bill Martinez Live – Live

Focus – Welcome to Bill Martinez Live, a nationally syndicated talk radio show that is committed to solutions over partisanship…involvement over invalidation…The United States over party politics. The best answers come when we adre all engaged, involved and united for everyone’s higher good. It is syndicated to 270 stations on the CRN, GAB, and SGD networks.

Audience – 5,250,000

WSRB-FM 106.3 Chicago

Hammond, IN

Profile – R&B

Interviewer – Debra Rhodes

Show – Real Talk – Taped

Focus – “Real Talk” features the opportunity for the community to ask questions of politicians, community leaders, educators, and policymakers. Hammond, IN is 27 miles south of downtown Chicago.

Audience – 65,310

CRN Digital Talk Radio National

Los Angeles, CA

Profile – News Talk

Interviewer –Mike Horn and Matt Bissontz

Show – What’s Cooking Today

Focus – Wake up in the morning with Mike and Matt. Live talk about news, politics, and popular culture, all with a laugh. Airs live between 8 and 9 AM Pacific on 190 CRN 1 cable systems and between 10 and 11 PM PT Weekdays on KCBQ-AM San Diego and WHTH-AM Columbus. Also airs on Wednesdays between 9 and 10 AM PT on KVON-AM Napa/San Francisco, plus ROKU, Apple TV and 29 additional Radio America terrestrial stations on the weekend.

Audience – 2,169,865

Tennessee Radio Network Statewide

Nashville, TN

Profile – Talk, News

Interviewer – Robert Buan

Show – Tennessee Matters

Focus – Distributes news, weather, and sports to 79 stations in Tennessee. The network is owned by Clear Channel Communications. Flagship station is WLAC-AM

Audience – 2,167,245

John B. Raughter

Deputy Director, Media Relations

Phone: (317) 630-1350 Fax: (317) 630-1368

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