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1210 WPHT Adds New Nighttime Program Hosted by Walter Sterling

“I’ve made strong connections with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT listeners and look forward to building them as I join weeknights!”

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1210 WPHT in Philadelphia has announced it is adding a new live nighttime program hosted by longtime radio executive Walter Sterling.

Walter Sterling at Night will be heard weeknights from 9 PM-Midnight, beginning on Monday, May 13th. The show will replace the nationally syndicated program hosted by Dana Loesch in the station’s lineup.

“Late-night radio is golden media time for a live program. It’s a one-on-one stage for lighter conversations, serving as morning drive for late-shift doctors, nurses, bus drivers, hotel managers, security staff, and more,” said Sterling. “Thank you, David Yadgaroff, Greg Stocker, Jeff Sottolano, and the incredible programming and engineering teams at Audacy. Over the years, I’ve made strong connections with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT listeners and look forward to building them as I join weeknights!”

Sterling has hosted his Sterling on Sunday with Walter Sterling as a nationally syndicated offering for a decade. Previously, he worked at SiriusXM and also served as the Vice President of ABC Radio Networks and was the Executive Vice President of NBC-owned FM stations.

“Walter has demonstrated the importance of the late-night talk radio with his Sunday night nationally syndicated program and has welcomed his listeners, who he refers to as ‘friends on the radio,’ to unpack their day-to-day lives,” said Audacy Philadelphia Senior Vice President and Market Manager David Yadgaroff. “He’s made strides at Talk Radio 1210 WPHT for a decade, and we’re ecstatic to finally bring his entertaining brand to the Delaware Valley five nights a week.”

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Kim Komando Sees Ratings Growth on WLS-AM 890

The one-hour show airs from 7-8 PM on the Chicago news/talk station.

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More than two years after launching a special Friday edition of The Kim Komando Show on WLS-AM 890, the program has seen big ratings gains recently.

The one-hour show airs from 7-8 PM on the Chicago news/talk station. The audience during that timeslot has increased 95% in the Persons 18+ demographic since the spring 2023 ratings period.

That one-hour program is being added to 95.5 WSB in Atlanta on Saturdays from 5-6 PM. It will replace one hour of The Sean Hannity Show in the station’s lineup.

Komando’s expansion comes on the heels of seeing her daily feature Kim Komando’s Digital Life Hack being picked up by WTOP in Washington D.C. last year. 77 WABC in New York has added both the Digital Life Hack and also her Daily Tech Update.

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Keith Olbermann: Clay Travis a ‘No-Talent Racist’ for Criticizing Black News Media Members

“Intellectually, Clay Travis is now what we politely call ‘challenged.'”

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Clay Travis criticized The View co-host Sunny Hostin for her views on WNBA star Caitlin Clark. That led Keith Olbermann to bite back.

Hostin claimed that Clark, who is white, has become one of the most popular athletes in America because of her sex and her race.

Travis sees it differently. In his response to Hostin, he took personal shots at The View co-host.

“Sunny Hostin, to my knowledge, rarely, if ever, says anything smart. I do think she’s pretty and she’s a minority. If Sunny Hostin were an ugly, fat white woman she would have no media career whatsoever if she had the exact same opinions as she does now,” Travis said. “There’s a 0% chance she would be on The View.”

On his Countdown with Keith Olbermann podcast, the former cable news host returned fire on the OutKick founder and conservative news/talk radio host. He claimed Travis benefits from the exact same things he argues Hostin receives.

“Obviously, Travis is a no-talent racist. But his construction here has some merit if you, in fact, pull it out of this equation and apply it instead to him, Clay Travis. Intellectually, Clay Travis is now what we politely call ‘challenged.’ And if he were not fulfilling that niche, he would have no media career whatsoever,” Olbermann declared.

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Dan Mandis: Most People Don’t Live in ‘Hyper-Political Bubble’ Like News/Talk Radio Hosts

“I don’t know what it’s like to be able to sit around and just kind of passively consume the news.”

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There was a strong reaction from conservative talk radio hosts about yesterday’s verdict convicting former President Donald Trump of 34 felony counts of falsifying business records. SuperTalk 99.7 WTN morning host Dan Mandis said not everyone is likely to have the same reaction as he and his radio brethren.

While speaking with hosts Chris Hand and Matt Murphy Friday morning on Nashville’s Morning News, Dan Mandis admitted the nature of his job makes him a much heavier news consumer than the average person.

“We are in a hyper-political sort of bubble. I mean, we are. And I will fully admit that. I don’t know what it’s like to be able to sit around and just kind of passively consume the news,” Mandis said.

He continued by noting that he doesn’t usually surround himself with people who don’t pay attention to the news. Mandis shared that he struggles to relate to them.

“I don’t know what they’re thinking because, unfortunately, the only person I know like that is my daughter,” he shared. “And I have to explain the whole thing to her. And when I, of course, give my very conservative bent on it, and I explained it to her she’s like, ‘Wow, this is effed up.'”

Murphy agreed with Mandis, sharing an anecdote proving his point.

“People are intentionally not absorbing the news, and intentionally not informed as to what’s going on. I assume these aren’t bad people,” Murphy said. “I had someone call me yesterday afternoon and ask me — and they were being dead serious, to your point — they’re like, ‘Hey, what is going on?’ Most of the country doesn’t know what’s going on. And when you start from the beginning — and this is what’s frightening to me — and you try to explain it to them, it’s difficult to explain it to them.

“Then you start going down the rabbit hole and I can hear the person on the other end of the phone giving up. I get to hear them fading off like ‘Ok, I’m sorry I asked this question to begin with,'” Murphy concluded.

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