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SCOTT SHANNON and WCBS-FM are in Agreement

scott_shannon_528 CBS RADIO station WCBS-FM 101.1 today announced it has signed acclaimed broadcaster Scott Shannon to a new multi-year contract, extending the popular host’s run as the anchor of morning drive. Launched March 2014, “Scott Shannon in the Morning” is broadcast weekdays from 6:00-10:00AM, ET.

Scott’s wake-up team includes co-host Patty Steele, Joe Nolan with all the latest traffic information for morning commuters, and weather reports provided by CBS 2 New York’s John Elliott. Since the show’s debut, the station’s weekly cume has grown nearly 20% to approximately four million listeners.

“Scott has been more than just a great addition to WCBS-FM’s morning line-up – he has had a tremendous impact in elevating the station to its premier position in New York,” said Scott Herman, Chief Operating Officer, CBS RADIO. “We are privileged to work with such a legend in our industry, and I appreciate our relationship both personally and professionally.”

“This is the perfect place for me and the perfect time to be at WCBS-FM,” said Shannon. “I love my morning show team and you couldn’t find better people to work with and for than Scott Herman and Jim Ryan [Program Director].”

“Since Scott Shannon joined the station, he has created a new awareness of WCBS-FM in the market, and we couldn’t be more thrilled he will be with us for years to come,” said Jim Ryan, Senior Vice President, Programming, CBS RADIO and Program Director, WCBS-FM and Fresh 102.7 (WWFS-FM). “There is nothing better than knowing WCBS-FM fans will continue to jump start their day with the famed Scott Shannon for a long time.”

WCBS-FM, consistently one of New York’s most popular radio stations, is available on-air at 101.1FM, online at cbsfm.com and through the Radio.com app for a variety of mobile devices.

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