COX MEDIA GROUP Information-Discuss WSB-A-WSBB (95.5 WSB)/ATLANTA is shuffling its lineup and has introduced its substitute for SCOTT SLADE on “ATLANTA’S MORNING NEWS.”
Afternoon drive anchor CHRIS CHANDLER is taking on SLADE’s internet hosting duties within the morning information block; SLADE introduced in JANUARY that he would step apart after 32 years internet hosting the present. In the meantime, MARK ARUM is transferring from afternoons to 9a-noon (ET), swapping locations with ERIC VON HAESSLER, whose “THE VON HAESSLER DOCTRINE” will transfer to 4-7p. The modifications will take impact MAY 1st.
“95.5 WSB has such a deep roster of expertise, and I’m excited to advertise CHRIS to this new position. As a part of the method, we took the time to look at your entire station lineup,” stated Director of Branding and Programming KEN CHARLES. “Moreover, we requested our viewers what they anticipated from WSB. These modifications replicate these expectations and leverage our native stars to place the station for the long run.”
CHANDLER stated, “It’s the honor of a profession to step into one of many nice heritage radio information packages within the nation. SCOTT SLADE cannot be changed, however I am dedicated to sustaining the integrity, consistency, and equity he introduced ATLANTA’S MORNING NEWS over his legendary run.”
“I couldn’t be extra enthusiastic about this dynamic change to the weekday lineup,” stated ARUM. “I’m honored to be handed the keys to what really is a legacy time slot on 95.5 WSB.”
“After being on within the mornings since 2017, I am trying ahead to the problem of capturing one other viewers in afternoons, and I’ve little question listeners will take pleasure in MARK within the mornings,” stated VON HAESSLER. “I used to return in at 6 a.m., not as a result of I am a great worker, however as a result of I hate visitors. Not having to cope with that could be what I’m most trying ahead to.”
VP/Market Mgr. JALEIGH LONG stated, “That is an thrilling time for WSB to boost the long run with our gifted crew and analysis to provide our listeners extra of what they need with this legendary station.”