Bloomberg Radio

Summary

Bloomberg Radio
Bloomberg Radio.svg
Broadcast areaworldwide
BrandingBloomberg Radio
Programming
FormatFinancial News
Ownership
OwnerBloomberg L.P.
(Bloomberg Communications Inc.)
Links
WebcastListen live
Websitewww.bloombergradio.com

Bloomberg Radio is a radio service of Bloomberg L.P. that provides global business news programming 24 hours a day. The format is general and financial news, offering local, national and international news reports along with financial market updates and interviews with corporate executives, economists and industry analysts.[1] On off hours, local stations may preempt with local sports play-by-play coverage such as college basketball, tennis and other sports coverage.

Bloomberg Radio is broadcast on radio stations around the United States, and directly operates five radio stations:

In 1992, Bloomberg purchased the first of these, WBBR 1130 AM in New York (at the time using the call sign WNEW), for $13.5 million.[2] Bloomberg took over the operation of WXKS (1200 AM) in Newton, Massachusetts, (serving Boston) on March 1, 2013.[3] The following year, Bloomberg began programming KNEW on September 29, 2014.[4] Both stations are owned and operated by iHeartMedia, Inc., but are programmed by Bloomberg Radio under a local marketing agreement (LMA).[4] On December 21, 2015, Bloomberg Radio launched a similar arrangement on CBS Radio-owned WNEW-FM, its first FM radio station.[5] The call letters of WNEW-FM were later changed to WDCH-FM and the station is now owned by Entercom. On July 4, 2017, Bloomberg moved its programming in Boston to WRCA, owned by Beasley Media Group.[6] Later that year, it fully acquired WNBP 1450 AM in Newburyport to serve as a simulcast of WRCA. Both WRCA and WNBP operate translator stations on 106.1 FM.[7] Its LMA with WXKS expired on March 1, 2018.[8] Bloomberg Radio is also heard nationally on Sirius XM satellite radio channel 119. Select programming is also broadcast in London UK on DAB digital radio via the London 3 multiplex (VHF block 11B), with simulcasts of the Bloomberg TV audio at other times.

Programming

The original Bloomberg Radio news format divided each hour of the day into three 20-minute segments, each of which contained stock market updates, business headlines, traffic, weather, local news/sports, a human interest piece or a general update about cultural happenings.[9] However, by 2010, Bloomberg Radio had shifted from a headline service to a discussion-based format in order to offer more in-depth market and economic analysis. Bloomberg Radio is the world's only global business radio service. Bloomberg Daybreak Asia broadcasts live from New York and Hong Kong, Sunday through Thursday 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET (morning drive time in Asian time zones.) It is then followed by Bloomberg Daybreak Europe, originating from London, on Monday to Friday 1:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. ET (morning drive time GMT). Finally, Bloomberg Daybreak Americas is live until 7:00 a.m. ET from New York, Boston, Washington DC and San Francisco. Through these programs, Bloomberg Radio offers a start to the business day globally, via the Bloomberg Radio+ Mobile App and via its live stream on Bloomberg.com and the Bloomberg Terminal. During each day, the network broadcasts over 20 live interviews with economists, market analysts, and other influential newsmakers on shows such as Bloomberg Surveillance with Tom Keene and Michael McKee which airs weekday mornings from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. ET.[10]

Programs

  • Bloomberg Daybreak Asia with Bryan Curtis, David Ingles, Yvonne Man and Doug Krizner
  • Bloomberg Daybreak Europe with Markus Karlsson, Caroline Hepker and Anna Edwards
  • Bloomberg Westminster with Sebastian Salek and Roger Hearing
  • Bloomberg Daybreak Americas with Karen Moskow
  • Bloomberg Surveillance with Tom Keene and Jonathan Ferro
  • Bloomberg Markets with Paul Sweeney and Lisa Abramowicz
  • Bloomberg Businessweek with Carol Massar
  • Bloomberg Daybreak Americas
  • Bloomberg Best with June Grasso and Ed Baxter

Live-to-tape programming

  • Bloomberg Daybreak Weekend
  • Bloomberg Best
  • Masters in Business with Barry Ritholtz
  • Bloomberg Business of Sports with Michael Barr
  • Bloomberg Law and Bloomberg Opinion with June Grasso

Bloomberg Radio Network

Bloomberg Radio's 24/7 programming is syndicated by Key Networks to local radio stations across the country.[10]

The Bloomberg Radio Network is also the leading provider of short-form business news reports to radio stations around the country. The network provides live, custom business reports to major all-news radio stations including both of New York City's all-news stations, WCBS and WINS. The network provides "Bloomberg Money Minute" reports at :20 and :50 past the hour. It also provides daily specialty reports including the "Small Business Report", the "Business of Sports Report", the "Bloomberg Pursuits Report on Luxury", the "Real Estate Report", the "Green Business Report, and the "Black Business Report".

Since April 30, 2018, Bloomberg Radio content has been syndicated in Canada by Bloomberg's local partner Bell Media Radio. The company operates two business news stations branded as BNN Bloomberg Radio, which feature audio simulcasts of programs from Bell's BNN Bloomberg cable network, and other Bloomberg Radio programs.[11] CFTE 1410 AM Vancouver was the first Canadian station to carry the format.[11] It was joined in 2021 by CKOC 1150 AM in Hamilton, Ontario.[12]

This list may not be complete.

Station Call-Letters Frequency City of License Programming Station Licensee/Parent Co. Notes
WGY-FM 103.1FM Albany, New York Short Form Reports iHM Licenses, LLC.
iHeart Media, Inc.
Simulcast of WGY-AM
WBZW (AM) 1520AM Apopka, Florida Full Time Affiliate Pennsylvania Media Group, Inc.
Salem Media Group, Inc.
WAFS (AM) 1190AM Atlanta, Georgia Full Time Affiliate South Texas Broadcasting, Inc.
Salem Communications, Inc.
WJZ-FM 105.7FM HD2 Baltimore, Maryland Full Time Affiliate Audacy License, LLC.
Audacy, Inc.
Simulcast of WDCH-FM
WBZ (AM)
WRCA (Watertown)
WBOS
W291CZ
1030AM
1330AM
92.9FM HD2
106.1FM
Boston, Massachusetts Short Form Reports
Full Time Affiliate
Full Time Affiliate
Full Time Affiliate
iHM Licenses, LLC.
iHeartMedia, Inc.
Beasley Broadcast Group.
Beasley Media Group Licenses, LLC.
Beasley Broadcast Group.
Beasley Media Group Licenses, LLC.
Beasley Broadcast Group.
Beasley Media Group Licenses, LLC.


Simulcast of WRCA
Simulcast of WRCA
WDCH-FM 99.1FM Bowie, Maryland Full Time Affiliate Audacy License, LLC
Audacy, Inc.
LMA operated by Bloomberg, L.P.
Serving both Baltimore and Washington, D. C.
WTLP-FM 103.9FM Braddock Heights, Maryland Short Form Reports Washington DC FCC License Sub, LLC.
Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc.
Simulcast of WTOP-FM
K231AA 94.1FM Boulder, Colorado Short Form Reports iHM Licenses, LLC
iHeartMedia, Inc.
Simulcast of KOA-AM
WPSF (AM) 1200AM Cathedral City, California Full Time Affiliate CRC Media West, LLC.
CRC Broadcasting, Inc.
WTAM (AM) 1100AM Cleveland, Ohio Short Form Reports iHM Licenses, LLC
iHeart Media, Inc.
WBBM (AM)
WCFS-FM
780AM
105.9FM
Chicago, Illinois Short Form Reports
Short Form Reports
Audacy License, LLC.
Audacy, Inc.

Simulcast of WBBM-AM
WLW (AM) 700AM Cincinnati, Ohio Short Form Reports iHM Licenses, LLC
iHeart Media, Inc.
WTVN (AM) 610AM Columbus, Ohio Short Form Reports iHM Licenses, LLC
iHeart Media, Inc.
KEXB (AM)
KRLD (AM)
620AM
1080AM
Dallas, Texas Full Time Affiliate
Short Form Reports
Inspiration Media of Texas, LLC.
Salem Media Group
Audacy License, LLC..
Audacy, Inc.
KOA (AM) 850AM Denver, Colorado Short Form Reports iHM Licenses, LLC
iHeartMedia, Inc.
WWJ (AM) 950AM Detroit, Michigan Short Form Reports Audacy License, LLC.
Audacy, Inc.
WPSE (AM) 1200AM Erie, Pennsylvania Full Time Affiliate Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Board of Trustees of the Pennsylvania State University
KFSD (AM) 1450AM Escondido, California Short Form Reports Astor Broadcast Group
WOWO (AM)
W298BJ
WMEE-FM
1190AM
97.3 HD2
107.5FM
Fort Wayne, Indiana Short Form Reports
Short Form Reports
Short Form Reports
Pathfinder Communications Corporation
Federated Media
Pathfinder Communications Corporation

Simulcast of WOWO-AM
Simulcast of WOWO-AM
K231BQ 94.1FM Golden, Colorado Short Form Reports iHM Licenses, LLC
iHeartMedia, Inc.
Simulcast of KOA-AM
KYCR (AM) 1440AM Golden Valley, Minnesota Full Time Affiliate Common Ground Broadcasting, Inc.
Salem Media Group, Inc.
WTIC (AM) 1080AM Hartford, Connecticut Short Form Reports Audacy License, LLC.
Audacy, Inc.
KGU (AM) 760AM Honolulu, Hawaii Full Time Affiliate Salem Media of Hawaii, Inc.
Salem Media Group, Inc.
KTRH (AM) 740AM Houston, Texas Short Form Reports iHM Licenses, LLC
iHeartMedia, Inc.
WTKK 106.1FM Knightdale, North Carolina Short Form Reports iHM Licenses, LLC
iHeartMedia, Inc.
KFOR (AM) 1240AM Lincoln, Nebraska Short Form Reports Digity 3E License, LLC.
Alpha Media, LLC.
WHAS (AM) 840AM Louisville, Kentucky Short Form Reports iHM Licenses, LLC.
iHeartMedia, Inc.
KNX (AM) 1070AM Los Angeles, California Short Form Reports Audacy License, LLC.
Audacy, Inc.
WWWT-FM 107.7FM Manassas, Virginia Short Form Reports Washington DC FCC License Sub, LLC.
Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc.
Simulcast of WTOP-FM
WIOD (AM) 610AM Miami, Florida Short Form Reports iHM Licenses, LLC
iHeartMedia, Inc.
WNBP
W291CC (Haverhill)
1450AM
106.1FM
Newburyport, Massachusetts Full Time O&O
Full Time O&O
Bloomberg, L.P.
Bloomberg, L.P.
Simulcast of WRCA
Simulcast of WRCA
WFAN (AM)
WCBS (AM)
WINS (AM)
WBBR (AM)
WFAN-FM
660AM
880AM
1010AM
1130AM
101.9FM
New York, New York Short Form Reports
Short Form Reports
Short Form Reports
Full Time O&O
Short Form Reports
Audacy License, LLC.
Audacy, Inc.
Audacy License, LLC.
Audacy, Inc.
Audacy License, LLC.
Audacy, Inc.
Bloomberg Communications, Inc.
Bloomberg L.P.
Audacy License, LLC.
Audacy, Inc.




Simulcast of WFAN (AM)
KXNT (AM) 840AM North Las Vegas, Nevada Short Form Reports Audacy License, LLC.
Audacy, Inc.
KFAB 1110AM Omaha, Nebraska Short Form Reports iHM Licenses, LLC
iHeartMedia, Inc.
W273CA 102.5FM Orlando, Florida Short Form Reports Central Florida Educational Foundation, Inc. Simulcast of WFLF-AM
KYW (AM)
WPHT (AM)
1060AM
1210AM
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Short Form Reports Audacy License, LLC.
Audacy, Inc.
Audacy License, LLC.
Audacy, Inc.
WFLF (AM) 540AM Pine Hills, Florida Short Form Reports iHM Licenses, LLC
iHeartMedia, Inc.
WPLB (AM)
W279DE
1070AM
103.7FM
Plattsburgh, New York Short Form Reports
Short Form Reports
A & J Radio, LLC.
A & J Radio, LLC.

Simulcast of WPLB (AM)
KFBK-FM 93.1FM Pollock Pines, California Short Form Reports iHM Licenses, LLC.
iHeartMedia, Inc.
Simulcast of KFBK-AM
WPHM 1380AM Port Huron, Michigan Short Form/Partial Affiliate Radio First
KBNP (AM) 1410AM Portland, Oregon Full Time Affiliate KBNP Radio, Inc.
WRVA (AM) 1140AM Richmond, Virginia Short Form Reports Audacy License, LLC.
Audacy, Inc.
WHAM (AM) 1180AM Rochester, New York Short Form Reports iHM Licenses, LLC
iHeartMedia, Inc.
KFBK (AM)
KSAC-FM
1530AM
105.5FM
Sacramento, California Short Form Reports
Full Affiliate
iHM Licenses, LLC
iHeartMedia, Inc.
Caron Broadcasting, Inc.
Salem Media Group
WOAI (AM) 1200AM San Antonio, Texas Short Form Reports iHM Licenses, LLC.
iHeart Media, Inc.
KOGO (AM) 600AM San Diego, California Short Form Reports iHM Licenses, LLC
iHeartMedia, Inc.
KCBS (AM)
KFRC-FM
740AM
106.9FM
San Francisco, California Short Form Reports Audacy License, LLC.
Audacy, Inc.
Audacy License, LLC
Audacy, Inc.
WGY (AM) 810AM Schenectady, New York Short Form Reports iHM Licenses, LLC.
iHeart Media, Inc.
KKOL (AM) 1300AM Seattle, Washington Full Time Affiliate Inspiration Media, Inc.
Salem Media Group, Inc.
KMOX (AM) 1120AM St. Louis, Missouri Short Form Reports Audacy License, LLC.
Audacy, Inc.
WFLA (AM)
WWMI (AM)
970AM
1380AM
Tampa, Florida Short Form Reports
Full Time Affiliate
iHM Licenses, LLC
iHeartMedia, Inc.
South Texas Broadcasting, Inc.
Salem Media Group, Inc.
CFTE 1410 AM Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Partial Affiliate Bell Media British Columbia Radio Partnership
Bell Media
CKOC 1150 AM Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Partial Affiliate Bell Media
KNUI (AM) 550AM Wailuku, Hawaii Full Time Affiliate Pacific Radio Group, Inc.
WTOP-FM
WHUR-FM
103.5FM
96.3FM
Washington, D.C. Short Form Reports
Short Form Reports
Washington DC FCC License Sub, LLC.
Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc.
Howard University
W248AW 97.5FM Indianapolis, Indiana Full Time Affiliate Educational Media Foundation
(operated by iHeartMedia under LMA)
Simulcast of WOLT-HD3

References

  1. ^ Blair, Jayson (October 30, 2000). "Bloomberg Radio Station to Go to General News From Finance". The New York Times. Retrieved July 20, 2011.
  2. ^ Fabrikant, Geraldine (August 15, 1992). "Company News; Bloomberg to Pay $13 Million for WNEW-AM". The New York Times. Retrieved July 20, 2011.
  3. ^ Venta, Lance (February 27, 2013). "Bloomberg Usurps Comedy In Boston". RadioInsight. Retrieved March 1, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Bloomberg Radio To Debut On 960 KNEW San Francisco". RadioInsight. September 23, 2014. Retrieved January 20, 2015.
  5. ^ Venta, Lance (December 18, 2015). "DC All News Battle Comes To End As CBS Leases 99.1 WNEW To Bloomberg". Radio Insight. Retrieved December 25, 2015.
  6. ^ Venta, Lance (July 3, 2017). "Bloomberg Moving To 1330/106.1 In Boston". RadioInsight. Retrieved March 1, 2018.
  7. ^ Venta, Lance (August 1, 2017). "Bloomberg Acquires WNBP Newburyport MA". RadioInsight. Retrieved March 1, 2018.
  8. ^ Venta, Lance (March 1, 2018). "iHeartMedia Relaunches Talk 1200 & Rumba 1430 Boston". RadioInsight. Retrieved March 1, 2018.
  9. ^ "Bloomberg.com : Bloomberg Radio". November 27, 1999. Archived from the original on November 27, 1999. Retrieved May 18, 2019.
  10. ^ a b "Business News on the Radio". News on News. Archived from the original on March 16, 2012. Retrieved August 9, 2011.
  11. ^ a b Johnson, Patrick (April 18, 2018). "TSN 1410 is ditching sports, rebranding as business radio". The Province. Postmedia. Retrieved April 18, 2018.
  12. ^ "Bell cancels all-sports radio format on channels in Vancouver, Winnipeg and Hamilton". CBC News. Retrieved February 9, 2021.

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