Dan Bongino to direct new radio program for Westwood One
Dan Bongino’s show will address the burning political issues, debunking both the rhetoric of the Liberal and Republican establishment. As a former Secret Service agent and NYPD officer, Bongino is uniquely positioned to provide commentary and analysis that directly challenges the philosophical underpinnings of left-wing Republicans and the big government.
With the launch of The Dan Bongino Show, Westwood One now offers 24-hour news and talk programming, Monday through Friday, which also includes news and established talk superstars. Marc Levin, Ben shapiro, Chris Plante, and Jim bohannon.
Bongino has attracted an impressive and loyal following since leaving the Secret Service in 2011 and becoming a media personality. Over the past 10 years it has gained a spot on The New York Times‘bestseller list several times and joined FOX News as a commentator. Bongino’s podcast has climbed to the top of the charts; in 2020, the podcast was downloaded over 117 million times. In the weeks following the November election, it ranked # 1 or # 2 among ALL podcasts on Apple.
“I am delighted to embrace the immense power of radio to connect with my listeners live for three hours every day,” said Bongino. “It is an incredible privilege, and I am committed to honoring the pioneering work of those who came before me.”
“Dan is passionate and approachable, with a natural ability to connect with his audience,” said Suzanne grimes, President, Westwood One and Executive Vice President of Corporate Marketing, CUMULUS MEDIA. “Dan has enjoyed a meteoric rise since launching his podcast in 2019, and we can’t wait to see his star continue to soar.”
For more information on Dan Bongino’s show, contact Stuart greenblatt at (212) 419-2946 or [email protected].
On Dan Bongino
Dan Bongino is an American conservative radio show host, podcast host, frequent political commentator on television, and New York Times– bestselling author whose books include “Life Inside the Bubble”, on his career as a Secret Service Agent, “The Fight: A Secret Service Agent’s Inside Account of Security Failings and the Political Machine” and “Spygate: The Attempted Sabotage of Donald J. Trump. “Bongino was a former Secret Service agent from 2006 to 2011, serving the Obama and Bush administrations. He was New York City Police Department Officer (NYPD) 1995-1999. Bongino provides expertise on international security and political strategy for media outlets such as FOX News and others. Bongino holds an MBA from Pennsylvania State University, and the master’s and baccalaureate degrees New York City University.
About Westwood One
Westwood a, the national arm of CUMULUS MEDIA, delivers iconic, nationally syndicated sports, news and entertainment content to more than 250 million listeners monthly on an audio network of nearly 7,300 broadcast radio stations affiliates and media partners. Westwood One is America’s largest audio network, home to premium content that defines culture, including the NFL, NCAA, Masters, CNN, AP, Academy of Country Music Awards, and Westwood One Backstage. The rapidly growing Westwood One Podcast Network features popular personalities and programs from the network and industry. Westwood One connects listeners to their passions through programs and platforms that have everyone listening. For more information, please visit www.westwoodone.com.
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