NewsRadio 840 WHAS Announces the Debut of Tony & Dwight
Louisville, KY – April 11, 2017 – NewsRadio 840 WHAS, Kentuckiana’s Breaking News, Weather and Traffic Station, announced today the debut of Tony & Dwight, beginning Thursday, April 20. Tony & Dwight will broadcast weekdays from 6PM – 8PM.
Co-hosted by Tony Vanetti and Dwight Witten, the evening program will focus on local and national sports with a variety of news and pop culture topics. The popular duo previously hosted The Morning Movement on The Fox, a local rock station, and have reunited for Tony & Dwight.
“The addition of Tony and Dwight changes the landscape of WHAS,” said Earl Jones, President of iHeartmedia’s Kentucky-Indiana Region. “Their chemistry and history in this market make them a unique asset to this station and our community.”
“These guys will be dynamite,” says WHAS Program Director Josh Everett. “Tony and Dwight are extremely talented, passionate and take an entertaining approach to any topic.”
“I can’t believe they are putting us on WHAS,” says Vanetti. “It’s a new day and we can’t wait to be on the greatest station ever with fun and passionate listeners!”
“It’s every broadcaster’s dream to end up on a station like WHAS,” says Witten. “Sharing this opportunity with my former morning show partner makes it even better.”
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