Compass Media Inks Bob Vila for Home Improvement Feature

Compass Media Networks has announced a joint syndicated radio venture with home improvement guru Bob Vila to produce a short-form original home improvement vignettes, voiced by Vila beginning May 1. Vila is best known as the host of America’s leading television home-improvement shows over the past three decades, including “This Old House” (1979-1989), “Bob Vila’s Home Again” (1990-2005), and “Bob Vila” (2005-2007) and as head of the home improvement site, BobVila.com. “Radio offers an incredible opportunity to connect with the American homeowner,” said Vila. “We will gladly welcome listeners’ tweets and emails.””Bob Vila is truly an American treasure,” said Peter Kosann, Compass Media Networks CEO. “Radio stations and advertisers will leap at the chance to associate their brands with Bob Vila.”

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