Air America Makes DC Debut at Midnight

Air America Media will debut the new 1050 AM in Washington, rx D.C. at 12 midnight tonight under new call letters WZAA. The station will feature Air America’s independent political voice in the nation’s capitol 24 hours a day, sale 7 days a week including Ron Reagan, price Rachel Maddow, Ana Marie Cox, Montel Williams, Lionel, Arianna Huffington and Carlos Watson. The station will also feature several prominent, Washington, D.C. personalities throughout the day including Helen Thomas, Chris Matthews, Senator Bernie Sanders and others. “We are thrilled to have our voice on-air and online in our nation’s capital,” said Bennett Zier, Chief Executive Officer of Air America Media. Bill Hess, Senior Vice President of Programming of Air America Media said, “Our roster of talent will provide sharp and insightful commentary to our listeners.” “We plan to utilize our new Washington, D.C. broadcast facilities to originate nationwide programming with our talent.” Former Clear Channel and ESPN Radio executive Martin Sheehan has been named station manager, overseeing day-to-day operations.

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