PHILADELPHIA, PA – December 2, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., today announced a revamped weekday programming lineup for WWJ News Radio 950 (WWJ-AM), Detroit’s news leader. The station will pair celebrated journalists and on-air hosts Jackie Paige and Jason Scott as their new afternoon drive team, effective December 9. Paige and Scott will be heard on air, weekdays from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. ET.
Subsequently, on-air host Brooke Allen will continue to keep listeners informed on the latest news and breaking stories on the station’s midday drive from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET. Allen will also focus on special projects including her “Difference Maker” feature, which highlights people helping others in the community.
“WWJ prides itself in being a reliable and trusted news source and this revamped lineup will allow us to better serve our listeners,” said Debbie Kenyon, Senior Vice President and Market Manager of Entercom Detroit. “Jackie and Jason’s passion for live and local news reporting will connect with listeners across metro Detroit and all of Michigan, while Brooke’s rapport with her audience will help our midday timeslot reach new heights.”
Paige has served as the station’s midday host since 2013. She has also served as an anchor for the market’s FOX television affiliate WJBK-TV. Scott was most recently an evening drive host for WWJ News Radio 950 since 2018.
New WWJ News Radio 950 weekday programming is as follows:
|12:00 a.m. – 5:00 a.m.:||Jim Matthews|
|5:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.:||Tom Jordan & Roberta Jasina|
|10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.:||Brooke Allen|
|2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.:||Jackie Paige & Jason Scott|
|7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.:||Rotating host|
A permanent host for the evening drive will be announced in early 2020.
Listeners can tune in to WWJ News Radio 950 (WWJ-AM) in Detroit on air, as well as nationwide on the RADIO.COM app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
WWJ News Radio 950 is a RADIO.COM station. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the leader in local sports coverage, currently has over 500 stations and thousands of podcasts, with more added continuously on its rapidly growing platform. RADIO.COM is a part of Entercom.
About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).