NBC News and Dial Global Partner for 24 Hour Radio News Network

Dial Global and NBC News have announced the creation of “NBC News Radio”, a new 24-hour radio news network. The network will be distributed to radio stations nationwide by Dial Global and will give those stations access to the global resources of NBC News including: live simulcasts of breaking news from NBC and MSNBC, and reports from top NBC News correspondents including NBC News Political Director and Chief White House Correspondent Chuck Todd, Chief Pentagon Correspondent Jim Miklaszewski, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell, Chief Justice Department Correspondent Pete Williams and Senior Investigative Correspondent Lisa Myers. NBC News Radio will also feature Brian Williams, anchor and managing editor of “NBC Nightly News” and David Gregory, host of “Meet the Press.” “This alliance presents NBC News an opportunity to deliver our high-quality journalism to even more news consumers across the country through the expansive Dial Global network,” said NBC News President Steve Capus. “NBC News is already America’s number-one news network – now, through this new 24-hour radio news channel we can further expand our unparalleled reach and audience.” Dial Global co-president/CEO Spencer Brown says “Through our new partnership with NBC News we are proud to continue in the tradition of defining great moments for radio listeners across our country.” Elizabeth O’Connell will be the Executive Producer for NBC News Radio. Dial Global CNN Radio News affiliate stations are also being told that “as of Sunday, April 1, CNN Radio News will no longer be distributed by Dial Global and will not be produced for U.S. radio distribution.” It says “the content provider for your affiliation will change from CNN Radio News to CBS Radio News.”

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