The Hollywood Reporter and CBS RADIO’s KFWB NEWS 980 today announced they will join together to produce a new weekday entertainment feature “The THR Hollywood Business Report” broadcast on-air and online weekday mornings on KFWB NEWS 980 and www.kfwb.com. The THR Hollywood Business Report will give an insider’s perspective on the business of entertainment delivered by THR reporters and editors who work around the clock to be The news source for the entertainment industry.
“We are thrilled to be working with KFWB to bring the THR Hollywood Business Report to a radio audience,” said Elizabeth Guider, editor of the Hollywood Reporter. “This relationship is just one more example of how the new Hollywood Reporter is constantly looking to super serve the entertainment industry.”
“Southern Californians have trusted KFWB NEWS 980 for over 40 years to keep them informed and on-time,” said KFWB Vice President and General Manager Dan Weiner. “Entertainment news is of great importance to our audience, and we are thrilled to be partnering with one of the leading authorities in the industry.”
The THR Hollywood Business Report will be one minute long segments covering breaking news and entertainment news updates that will air each weekday morning at 5:37am and again at 7:37am. Produced by KFWB NEWS 980, the THR Hollywood Business Report will make KFWB listener’s among the first to hear the morning’s latest entertainment news in a convenient format.
About KFWB NEWS 980 For more than 40 years, KFWB NEWS 980 has been keeping listeners in Southern California informed and on time with award winning news including the day’s Big Stories every few minutes, Sports at :15 & :45, Money News at :25 & :55 and Traffic On The Ones. KFWB NEWS 980 is owned and operated by CBS RADIO.
About The Hollywood Reporter Now in its 79th year, The Hollywood Reporter covers the business of the global entertainment industry via a network of media outlets. They include the print daily and weekly editions, the web site, various electronic-media offerings, and high-profile events such as the annual Key Art Awards and Women in Entertainment. The Reporter’s team of reporters and news editors number more than 60, with representatives in most of the world's major cities. The first Hollywood-based daily trade newspaper covering the entertainment industry began publishing September 3, 1930. Its founder was William R. Wilkerson, who remained publisher and Editor-in-Chief of the paper for more than 30 years.
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