Clear Channel Media and Entertainment and nationally syndicated radio personality Elvis Duran have announced a deal to renew Duran’s relationship with the company as host of “Elvis Duran and the Morning Show” on Z100 New York and more than 40 other radio stations across the country. Under terms of the new agreement Duran will expand his role with Clear Channel, working on talent and programming development as well as serving as a spokesperson for the company.
“We are thrilled to extend and expand our partnership with Elvis. He is a true creative genius with an unparalleled ability to connect with and entertain listeners across the country,” said John Hogan, Chairman and CEO of Channel Media and Entertainment. “His intelligence, warmth, enthusiasm and wit really resonate with listeners and work incredibly well with our marketing partners. He is a remarkable talent and an incredible partner for Clear Channel. ”
Duran’s radio career has spanned 30 years. In 1996, he began hosting the “Elvis Duran and the Morning Show” on Z100 paving the way for a national syndication deal in 2009. “It’s exciting to be part of the new vision at Clear Channel Media and Entertainment,” said Duran. “Fueled by the energy, focus and confidence of Bob Pittman, John Hogan and the CCM+E team in NYC and around the country, Clear Channel is making great strides in this industry. After 23 years at Z100, the best is yet to come.”