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Rita Cosby Joining John Catsimatidis on ‘Cats & Cosby’ on 77 WABC

“Cosby has an impressive track record in journalism, having received seven Gracie Awards and being named Most Influential Woman Legend of the Year in Radio.”

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New York radio station 77 WABC has announced that Emmy Award-winning journalist Rita Cosby will be joining owner John Catsimatidis as co-host of the newly renamed “Cats & Cosby” program, airing daily from 5 to 6 pm. Cosby will also occasionally join Catsimatidis on his nationally syndicated Sunday morning show, “The Cats Roundtable.” 

Cosby has an impressive track record in journalism, having received seven Gracie Awards and being named Most Influential Woman Legend of the Year in Radio. Over the course of her career, she has interviewed more than thirty world leaders, including seven US Presidents, and numerous headliners from all walks of life.

Catsimatidis expressed his admiration for Cosby’s journalistic skills, saying, “she knows how to ask the right questions so that we can find and reveal the truth in every story. She’s a tremendous broadcaster and I’m delighted she is joining me.”

Cosby, who has her own top-rated nationally syndicated show on 77 WABC, expressed her excitement to be working with Catsimatidis. She said, “This fast-paced show will look at all sides of the stories that have a great impact on New Yorkers, our country, and the world. It’s a journalist’s dream to join John and his great team.”

Chad Lopez, President of Red Apple Media and 77 WABC, praised the new show’s potential to engage listeners and provide opportunities for advertisers to reach a vast audience. ‘Cats & Cosby’ “will offer a fresh dynamic, as both hosts are passionate about finding the truth and exploring all sides of the issues that matter most to their audience.” 

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Mark Kaye Launching New Podcast and Video Simulcast

Mark Kaye Saves the Republic will launch from the Republican National Convention next week in Milwaukee.

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Former nationally syndicated radio host Mark Kaye has announced a new podcast and video simulcast project that is set to debut on Monday, July 15th.

Mark Kaye Saves the Republic will launch from the Republican National Convention next week in Milwaukee.

It is the first project from the former radio host since he departed Cox Media Group as a nationally syndicated host in the 12-3 PM ET timeslot as the company’s replacement for Rush Limbaugh. His program originated from 104.5 WOKV in Jacksonville before he exited the post in February of this year. He was replaced on most stations by The Erick Erickson Show, which originates from sister station 95.5 WSB in Atlanta.

In addition to an audio podcast, the program will also feature a video simulcast on YouTube. Currently, Kaye has more than 33,000 subscribers on his channel.

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Megyn Kelly, David Webb Hosting SiriusXM Shows From Milwaukee During Republican National Convention

The Megyn Kelly Show — which airs on SiriusXM’s Triumph channel — will be live from Fiserv Forum on both Wednesday and Thursday next week for the convention.

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SiriusXM has announced its coverage plans for the upcoming Republican National Convention, which includes Megyn Kelly and David Webb being on-location in Milwaukee.

The Megyn Kelly Show — which airs on SiriusXM’s Triumph channel — will be live from Fiserv Forum on both Wednesday and Thursday next week for the convention.

Meanwhile, David Webb will take his program — heard on SiriusXM Patriot — to Milwaukee for the duration of the Republican National Convention. He has already secured interviews with former President Trump’s son Eric, and Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS).

Additionally, Stacy Washington will anchor evening broadcasts for SiriusXM Patriot from the convention floor in Milwaukee.

Julie Mason will lead evening coverage for P.O.T.U.S. for the satellite broadcaster. She’ll host a special program at 8 PM ET on Monday with live interviews from Media Row. Steve Scully will provide coverage for the channel from its Washington D.C. studios.

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710 KNUS Host Randy Corporan Exits

He added that since announcing his exit, he has been contacted by “truly conservative outlets” to continue his program, but said he won’t begin a new show until after the 2024 election.

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After more than a decade, 710 KNUS weekend host Randy Corporan has hosted his last show for the Denver news/talk station.

According to the host, Salem Media Group informed him it would not be renewing his contract late last month.

Corporan told CompleteColorado.com that after the death of his wife in June of last year, he considered ending the show. However, he persisted, commuting an hour and a half one way to continue the show.

He added that since announcing his exit, he has been contacted by “truly conservative outlets” to continue his program, but said he won’t begin a new show until after the 2024 election.

“I want to get the start of my new life going and sort myself out,” he said. “And I want to take care of some personal problems that need to be dealt with.”

Randy Corporan is listed as one of the defendants — along with Salem Media Group, parent company to 710 KNUS — in a defamation lawsuit brought forth by Dominion Voting Systems over what the election machine company calls “false claims of fraud in the 2020 election.”

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