NEW YORK (July 22, 2011) -- The Wall Street Journal Radio Network announced today the addition of Clear Channel Communications stations WHNZ-AM in Tampa and KSTE – AM in Sacramento.
"Michael brings a fresh sound to our evening lineup," said Steve Versnick, program director for Clear Channel Tampa's "Talk Cluster." "He talks about the big issues and has a great time doing it."
Other new charter affiliates for The Daily Wrap include: KYYW-AM in Abilene, Texas, KMA AM & FM in Shenandoah, Iowa, KCSJ-AM in Pueblo, Colo., KDAL-AM in Duluth, Minn. and WHBY-AM in Appleton, Wis.
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About The Wall Street Journal Radio Network
The Wall Street Journal Radio Network (http://www.wsjradio.com) has been the leading provider of business-news programming for radio stations in the United States for more than 30 years. The network serves listeners on over 400 radio stations with late-breaking business, consumer spending and financial-market news around the clock. The network is home to The Wall Street Journal Report, The Dow Jones Money Report, and Watching Your Wallet, Barron’s on Investment, The Wall Street Journal This Morning, The Wall Street Journal This Weekend and The Daily Wrap with Michael Castner.
Business-news reports from The Wall Street Journal Radio Network are carried on the leading radio stations in the country – including WCBS-AM, New York; WLS-AM, Chicago; KGO-AM/KSFO-AM, San Francisco; WMAL-AM, Washington, D.C.; WWJ-AM, Detroit; KTRH-AM, Houston; WLW-AM, Cincinnati; WIOD-AM, Miami; and KTAR-FM, Phoenix. The Wall Street Journal This Morning is heard on over 200 stations including WLS-AM Chicago, WRKO-AM Boston, WPGB-FM Pittsburgh, and KNEW-AM San Francisco.
About Mr. Castner
Michael Castner's television and radio career has spanned news, entertainment and politics. He previously served as talk host on WRNO-FM in New Orleans and WJBO-AM in Baton Rouge, La. He also hosted the Nightside Project heard on KSL- AM/ FM Salt Lake City, KTAR in Phoenix and Talk Radio 3WT in Washington DC., and served as news anchor for KFI-AM in Los Angeles.
Mr. Castner began his on-air career with a local radio station in Texas and television stations in Idaho, Wisconsin and Texas. He then served as a television news correspondent for Tribune Broadcasting, covering the White House and State Department, followed by roles as a U.S. Congressional press advisor and communications director for the Utah State Senate. Mr. Castner returned to television and worked in London and New York as a reporter and producer for Entertainment Tonight and the syndicated show Everyday with Joan Lunden. Castner hosted his own talk show and Red Carpet coverage on E! Entertainment Television.
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