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iHeart’s Travis Dale Discusses Journey to Talk Show Host

Dale, a Southern California native, who now hosts a weekend show on iHeartMedia’s 760 AM, recently told the Times of San Diego that he never stopped believing that he could break into the business.

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San Diego talk show host Travis Dale is sharing his journey to host his own show in one of the country’s most desirable markets.

Dale, a Southern California native, who now hosts a weekend show on iHeartMedia’s 760 AM, recently told the Times of San Diego that he never stopped believing that he could break into the business.

“I’ve always wanted to be one of those guys on the air,” Dale said. “I’ve kept trying and it hasn’t been easy.”

Two years ago, Dale submitted a traffic and weather audition tape to iHeartMedia which operates eight radio stations in the San Diego market. “I had the support and blessings from my wife and kids to reinvent myself and try again to be on the radio,” said Dale. “Finally, it worked.”

Dale started hosting his own show in May called On the Daley, which airs on Saturdays from 2-3pm.

“It’s a dream come true,” said Dale. “I hope the audience finds it interesting and engaging. It’s an hour when news, politics and pop culture all collide. It’s a first step to a five-day-a-week gig sometime in the future. I’m very grateful to a lot of people who have believed in me and have opened doors for me.”

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WIBC’s Eric Berman Departs

According to the Indianapolis Business Journal, eight Emmis Corp. employees in the Indianapolis cluster were terminated yesterday in advance of the company’s sale to Urban One.

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According to the Indianapolis Business Journal, eight Emmis Corp. employees in the Indianapolis cluster were terminated yesterday in advance of the company’s sale to Urban One.

WIBC reporter Eric Berman confirmed he was one of the eight employees dismissed, tweeting “Some personal news: this morning my tenure at WIBC came to an end. For 28 years, it has been my privilege to bring you fair and detailed coverage of news affecting Hoosiers’ lives, and I hope you’ll stick around for whatever comes next.”

Berman was the only on-air employee affected by the cutbacks.

Emmis said in a statement “Today, Emmis notified eight individuals that their positions have been eliminated. Impacted individuals are being provided severance and offered insurance coverage. These are difficult days, and we wish them nothing but success.”

Urban One is expected to complete their purchase of the Emmis Indianapolis stations by the end of the month.

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Fox Business’ Larry Kudlow Will Have WHCU Carry Radio Show

Kudlow will have a new station carrying his syndicated radio program, the “Larry Kudlow Show,” on WHCU in Ithica, NY.

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Fox Business host Larry Kudlow will have a new station carrying his syndicated radio program, the “Larry Kudlow Show.” 

Radio Online reports that WHCU in Ithica, NY, will be broadcasting the former President Donald Trump adviser’s show beginning on Aug. 27 and will air from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. on Saturdays and replaces the “Sebastian Gorka Radio Show.”

Kudlow’s radio show began in 2010 and stopped when Donald Trump appointed Kudlow as Director of the National Economic Council in 2018, and he restarted the show in 2022.

“Larry’s weekend show was one of the most popular on our airwaves,” Cayuga Radio Group President Chet Osadchey said. “It’s great to have it back here on the Ithaca airwaves.”

Also, the station will have a short daily feature on WHCU called “The Kudlow Riff,” which provides an economic editorial starting Aug. 29. 

Kudlow hosts “Kudlow” on Fox Business weeknights at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., delivering financial market analysis among various topics. 

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Dan Mandis: Karin Jean-Pierre Is Not Trustworthy

Mandis accused White House Press Secretary Jean-Pierre of being untrustworthy for dodging questions.

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Cumulus Media talk show host Dan Mandis accused White House Press Secretary Karin Jean-Pierre of being untrustworthy following repeated attempts to dodge questions regarding the federal raid on former President Donald Trump’s home. 

Fox News White House Correspondent Peter Doocy peppered Jean-Pierre with questions Tuesday about whether the Biden administration was using law enforcement to go after political opponents.

“I did think it was really interesting for Karin Jean-Pierre to try to not answer anything as it relates to the raid on Mar-a-Lago,” said Mandis. 

Mandis was filling in for Vince Coglianese on News Talk 105.9 WMAL in Washington D.C. Mandis hosts the morning show on Cumulus-owned SuperTalk 99.7 WTN in Nashville, Tennessee. 

“The less that they (White House), the more suspicious they look,” Mandis added. “During yesterday’s press briefing, she (Jean-Pierre) refused to provide any answers whatsoever.”

Mandis said that Jean-Pierre issued a “no comment” 18 times during the briefing. 

“The White House Press Corps did try to get her to make some sort of a statement,” he said. 

“The Vince Coglianese Show” is heard daily on WMAL-FM 105.9 from 3-6 p.m.

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