KYW To Simulcast CBS Evening News

From KYW 1060:



Weekdays at 6:30 p.m.

PHILADELPHIA – August 13, 2013- KYW Newsradio has begun a simulcast of the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley, each weekday evening at 6:30 PM. KYW listeners who are on the road and not in front of their TV will be able to hear a comprehensive update of the national and world news, presented by the award-winning CBS News team.

“We’ve had a positive response when presenting the program in the past on days of big news events – like the Boston Marathon bombing – and decided to air the broadcast each evening to serve our commuting audience,” said Steve Butler, KYW’s Director of News and Programming.

Nine news stories seen on the CBS Evening News were recently nominated for Emmy awards in breaking news and investigative journalism.

Scott Pelley was named anchor and managing editor of the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY in May 2011. In addition to those duties, Pelley remains a correspondent on the news magazine 60 MINUTES.

About KYW Newsradio

KYW Newsradio has been providing the Greater Philadelphia region with “All News. All the Time.” since 1965. The station is owned and operated by CBS RADIO, one of the largest major-market radio operators in the United States. A division of CBS Corporation, CBS RADIO, operates 126 radio stations across 27 markets, including all of the Top 10. CBS RADIO also owns and operates WPHT-AM, WIP-AM, WIP-FM and WOGL-FM in Philadelphia.


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