Louisville, Ky. – February 25, 2016 – iHeartMedia Louisville announced today that Mary Walter will become a new weekday talkshow host on NewsRadio 840 WHAS, effective February 29, 2016. The new show featuring Mary Walter will broadcast weekdays from 6-8 p.m.
A talkradio veteran, Mary Walter first gained notice as host of “The Passion Phones” on New Jersey 101.5 FM. A student of both human relationships and current events, she has since entertained and informed listeners in cities such as Omaha, Phoenix, Denver, and Washington, D.C. Walter has also appeared as a frequent contributor on SiriusXM Radio and the Fox News Channel.
“We’ve had the pleasure of working with Mary as a fill-in host. She’s always prepared, keeps her finger on the pulse of the news, and does a great job connecting with our listeners,” said Kelly Carls, Director of AM Programming, iHeartMedia Louisville. “We’re delighted she’ll be offering her unique perspectives every day.”
“I am so excited to be with the NewsRadio 840 WHAS audience on a regular basis now. I was first tapped as a fill-in back in 2009, and I have grown to love the local listeners over the years. They are so engaged and informed that it makes the job fun,” said Mary Walter.
iHeartMedia has the number one reach of any media outlet in in the Louisville market and its programming and content are available across multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; online via its branded digital sites; mobile; and social, with nationwide listening through iHeartRadio — with its more than 700 million downloads, more than 75 million social media followers and 87 million digital uniques across the Network.
About iHeartMedia Louisville:
iHeartMedia Louisville owns and operates WTFX-FM; WQMF-FM; WAMZ-FM; WNRW-FM; WLGX-FM; WKRD-AM; WHAS-AM; WKJK-AM; and is part of iHeartMedia. With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S and over 80 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. It serves over 150 markets through 858 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on tablets and smartphones, and on gaming consoles. iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the No. 1 all-in-one digital audio service with over 800 million downloads; it reached its first 20 million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet history and reached 70 million users faster than any other radio or digital music service and even faster than Facebook. The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCBB: IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.