Friday, November 14, 2008

Governor Huckabee coming to ABC Radio Networks in January with the 'The Huckabee Report'

Thursday November 13, 2008 Edition ABC Radio Networks has signed former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee for The Huckabee Report which will be broadcast weekday mornings and afternoons and provide listeners with the top news stories of the day while also drawing on Huckabee’s experiences as a former governor and presidential candidate and launches on January 5th ABC Radio Networks to Launch ''The Huckabee Report''

ABC Radio Networks has signed former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee to its roster of News/Talk talent. "The Huckabee Report" will air weekday mornings and afternoons and is set to launch on January 5. The former Republican presidential candidate has also authored six books and hosts "Huckabee" on Fox News Channel.

"It's truly an honor to add someone of Governor Huckabee's stature to our portfolio," said ABC Radio Networks President Jim Robinson. "His perspective on the day's leading issues and events as they relate to American culture and policies is sure to resonate with radio audiences looking for the latest headlines mixed with a bit of humor and common sense. This partnership has tremendous potential and will be a key win for our affiliates in the coming year."

"My first job at the age of 14 was reading the early morning news, sports, weather and even commercials at our local radio station, so in a sense, this is an opportunity for me to return to my roots," said Governor Huckabee. "I worked my way through high school and college in radio and loved every minute of it. The team at ABC Radio Networks has a stellar reputation for syndicating news programming and I'm pleased that I'll be partnering with them as I reach out to Americans across the airwaves."

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