Who replaces Geraldo Rivera at WTAM 1100 in Cleveland?
The program, which airs weekdays from 9-10 a.m. starting April 12, will also feature veteran producer Rob Rozycki and contributor Cache Roberts.
CLEVELAND— Editor’s note: The video at the top of this story was originally posted on March 29, 2022.
Just days after Geraldo Rivera signed on to his weekday talk show on WTAM 1100, the Cleveland radio station announced that the “Jimmy Malone Show” would resume that time slot.
“Malone will host conversations with politicians, community and business leaders, journalists and more, all with the goal of making a difference in Northeast Ohio,” WTAM 1100 said in a press release. . “In addition, Malone will provide fun and entertaining segments, including his signature feature, ‘Knuckleheads In The News’.”
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The program, which airs weekdays from 9-10 a.m. starting April 12, will feature veteran producer Rob Rozycki and contributor Cache Roberts.
“I’m thrilled at the opportunity to connect with the WTAM audience,” Malone said. “WTAM is the market leader in news and information, and it is humbling to have the opportunity to join such a legendary radio station. I just can’t wait to get started.
Malone has worked in the business for decades since beginning his radio career in 1985. His signature “Knuckleheads in the News” segment aired weekly on WMJI’s “Lanigan and Webster Morning Show.”
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“In 1991, Malone became a full-time co-host of the program, where he remained a fixture until 2021, when he launched ‘The Jimmy Malone Show’ on 1350 AM WARF,” the station explained. radio. “Malone is the winner of the NAB Marconi Award for Big Market Personality of the Year and inducted into both the Cleveland Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame and the Ohio Broadcasters Hall of Fame.”
The College Now of Greater Cleveland’s Malone Scholarship Program is named in his honor, which provides college scholarships to deserving students each year.
“Since its inception, the Malone Scholarship Program has raised nearly $5 million for scholarships,” WTAM 1100 said.
Rivera, who ended her run at WTAM on April 1, cited an increased travel schedule to the Fox News Network in addition to other projects as the reason for her departure from the station. He said he would remain a resident of Shaker Heights.
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