What program & news directors are saying about us…
“…second to none.” – Jennifer Seelig (KCBS, San Francisco)
“…critical part of our daily programming.” – Ken Charles (KNX, Los Angeles)
“…invaluable from a revenue standpoint.” – Ben Mevorach (WINS, New York)
“…never let us down.” – Ron Gleason (WBBM, Chicago)
“…timely and relevant.” – Tim Scheld (WCBS, New York)
“…tailored to our local audience.” – Alex Silverman (KYW, Philadelphia)
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The Bloomberg Radio Network is the leading provider of radio business news in the United States. Audacy's owned and operated all-news radio stations (including both WCBS and WINS in New York) use Bloomberg as their primary business and consumer news provider, as do iHeart's all-news stations. Bloomberg is heard on a total of about 300 radio stations nationwide. The reports are popular with program directors and news directors because they are authoritative and comprehensive, while at the same time understandable and relatable to mainstream audiences. The reports stand out because they are backed by Bloomberg's unparalleled global news and information resources.
The Bloomberg Radio Network offers short-form reports ranging from "Money Minutes" to "The Business of Sports." Bloomberg also offers engaging full-length business shows.
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Bloomberg Money Minute (24/7)
On weekdays, this 60-second report combines compelling consumer and business news with a quick update of the markets. (20 & 50 past every hour; replayed at 25 & 55 past)
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On weekends, the reports shift to a focus on thought provoking features known for their use of sound and production value. (20 & 50 past every hour; replayed at 25 & 55 past)
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Bloomberg Black Business Beat
Reporter: Renita Young
The BLOOMBERG Black Business Beat is a daily look at the intersection of culture and commerce - affecting Black American audiences. Topics range from the latest trends in Black-owned businesses and profiles of Black entrepreneurs, to a continuing look at diversity in the workplace and an inside look at the business of entertainment. Host Renita Young is on the Black Business Beat, and covers it all.
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Bloomberg Pursuits Report on Luxury
Reporter: Andrew O'Day
BLOOMBERG Pursuits is Bloomberg's hub for lifestyle and luxury news and reviews. It's your guide to the best food, fashion, travel, cars, watches, real estate, gadgets, wine, and cocktails. From high-end supercars to dream homes and exclusive vacation resorts, BLOOMBERG Pursuits covers the finest things in life.
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Bloomberg Business Of Sports
Reporter: Michael Barr
Michael Barr follows the money in the world of sports, reporting on trades, salaries, endorsements, contracts and collective bargaining. The report takes listeners inside the business end of the sports world, and explains what it means to fans and their pocketbooks.
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Bloomberg Small Business Report
Reporter: John Tucker
The BLOOMBERG Small Business Report takes the pulse of small business in America. Providing a mix of news and trends that affect small business owners and entrepreneurs, Bloomberg's John Tucker reports daily on the challenges small businesses face in marketing, technology, taxes, credit, managing growth, hiring talent and coping with government regulations. John also highlights small businesses that are growing and succeeding as the economy gradually recovers.
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Bloomberg Green Business Report
Reporter: Jeff Bellinger
The BLOOMBERG Green Business Report explores the latest developments in green technology. The report profiles companies making breakthroughs in renewable energy, conservaion, recycling, zero emission transportation and waste disposal. Topics range from long-life batteries to light-emitting diodes to sustainable agriculture.
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Bloomberg Real Estate Report
Reporter: Denise Pellegrini
This report focuses on the largest single investment most people will make: real estate. Topics include mortgage rates, market trends, sales figures, legislation and other news that is driving the real estate and homebuilding industries. The report also provides insights into the best opportunites for buying, selling, or refinancing homes.
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Bloomberg Radio delivers long-form programming 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Affiliates can air one-hour shows, multiple hours, or even our complete 24/7 line-up.
Michael Barr joined Bloomberg as a news anchor in 2014. Barr was a news anchor for the ABC Radio Network from 2001 to 2014. He also anchored sportscasts for ABC. During that time, Barr covered several sporting events including NASCAR's Daytona 500, the Pocono 500, the Pennsylvania 500 and other auto racing events. Barr was a news anchor for WJR Radio in Detroit from 1987 to 2001. Barr also worked in television, for WDIV in Detroit and WTVG in Toledo, Ohio. He is an avid fan of auto racing and attended the University of Michigan.
Jeff Bellinger spent about five years in music radio until he made the transition to radio news. He worked in radio newsrooms in Toronto, Albany and Hartford before being hired by the Financial News Network for the startup of a new business radio network. He spent the next quarter-century covering business and financial news - also working at CNBC, ABC-BusinessWeek, and the Wall Street Journal Radio Networks prior to joining Bloomberg.
Jeff is a former paramedic and volunteer firefighter. Collecting music has been a lifelong hobby.
Tom Busby had vast experience in radio and TV before joining Bloomberg in 2019. Formerly, he was the assistant managing editor at CNBC and anchor at CNBC Radio, Before that, he was a longtime presence at NBC News, including time as the news producer at “Today,” with editorial authority over the morning show's hourly news segments, and served as the senior editor for foreign and domestic news coverage for the network. Prior to NBC News, Tom was a senior manager at WNBC-TV in New York and an assignment editor at New York's WABC-TV. Tom had news in his blood from the time he was a teenager. As a high school intern at WFAS-AM Radio in White Plains, N.Y., Tom was the first journalist in the nation to report the identity of Jean Harris, the woman arrested for the murder of Dr. Herman Tarnower, author of “The Complete Scarsdale Medical Diet.”
Gina Cervetti is an award-winning radio journalist, who joined Bloomberg in 2015, after about a decade at the Wall Street Journal Radio Network. Gina lived for many years in Massachusetts, where her work included serving as local host of "All Things Considered," on WBUR, Boston, and reporting and anchoring at WTAG, Worcester. Gina holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston University.
Ed Coury has been in radio news since the age of 19, when he worked at a public radio station in his native Pittsburgh. He has served as a radio journalist for news outlets including the NBC and UPI radio networks, the Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal Radio Network, and CBS Detroit/WWJ. He has received several awards, including an AP honor for best radio reporting in Detroit.
Ed is a semi-professional musician, has been involved in theater, and designs web sites. A former U.S. Civil Air Patrol officer, he has been an Ohio Highway Patrol Auxiliary officer, and trained as an EMT. Ed holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Cleary University, where he was the recipient of a gold Medallion for Academic Excellence. Ed is married with two children.
Joan Doniger is a veteran news broadcaster with a background both in radio and television. She made the switch from general news to business in 2011. Along the way, Joan has covered everything from the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the Washington, D.C. area sniper shootings, to the economic decisions made by the Federal Reserve. Joan is thrilled to be able to put to practical daily use her double major in journalism and economics from the University of Maryland. She comes from a broadcast family. Joan's father was the late news and sports broadcaster Jack Doniger. Her husband is radio news broadcaster Bill Vanko. Joan and Bill have one son.
Courtney Donohoe is a reporter and anchor at Bloomberg Radio. She has held numerous roles at Bloomberg, including serving as a reporter and producer during the financial crisis, where she reported on the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy and the fall of Bear Stearns. Donohoe has also reported live from the New York Stock Exchange for Bloomberg Television's local affiliates, including WPIX in New York, WGN in Chicago, KTLA in Los Angeles and KGO in San Francisco. She began her career as a product manager and developer for Bloomberg.
She holds a B.S. from Boston College's Carroll School of Management.
Tracy Johnke reported business news at the Associated Press and MarketWatch Radio before she joined Bloomberg in 2015. Previously, she worked at CBS Radio and WTOP in Washington, D.C. She now anchors live reports on major-market Bloomberg Radio affiliates WCBS in New York, KCBS in San Francisco, WBZ in Boston and KRLD in Dallas.
Tracy grew up on a Montana ranch where TV reception was spotty at best, but there was always a host of options on the AM radio dial, which may have influenced her career choice. She is a graduate of the University of Montana-Missoula and American University in Washington, D.C.
Larry Kofsky's Bloomberg Money Minute reports are heard on radio stations nationwide, including 1010 WINS in New York, where Larry has been a well-known voice since 1989. Before joining Bloomberg, Larry was a radio anchor for MarketWatch Radio Network and CNBC Radio. Larry is a graduate of Ithaca College with a degree in Television-Radio.
Michael Lysak oversees Bloomberg Radio’s national network. He has held various management positions since joining Bloomberg in 1993. He supervised the launch of Bloomberg Television, as well as international Bloomberg channels in Europe and Asia. He also led the creation of web sites for Bloomberg Radio and Television. Before joining Bloomberg, Michael was a news anchor and reporter at radio stations including WCBS, WOR, WNEW, and WRKS (Kiss-FM) Radio, all in New York City. He has earned dozens of journalism awards, including honors from Associated Press, United Press International, The New York Press Club, and the International Radio Festival. Michael holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Stern School of Business at New York University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Journalism and Television, also from NYU. His love for radio began as a teenager at all-scholarship Regis High School, where he launched a "radio station" over the school's public address system. In addition to leading the radio network at Bloomberg, Michael enjoys training future broadcasters, occasionally teaching as an adjunct professor at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. Michael enjoys spending time with his wife and three sons in their New Jersey home. His passions are family, Sinatra, Disney, and anything Italian.
Lisa Mateo is a New York Emmy Award nominated journalist with a background in television, radio and print news. Before joining Bloomberg, Lisa was a news anchor for CBS News Radio and a television correspondent for CBS Newspath. She also spent time as a radio news anchor at iHeartMedia's 710 WOR. Lisa got her start in television news at WPIX in New York where she served as a writer, producer, reporter and news anchor for 18 years. During her time at WPIX, she also hosted the weekly series "Celebrity Taste Makers" and hosted and produced a number of half hour specials, including "Island in Crisis," an up-close look at the damage sustained by Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Lisa has also been a speaker at colleges, corporations, and on the Tedx stage.
New Yorkers and Bostonians listen to Andrew O'Day deliver Bloomberg market and economic reports every weekday morning on top-rated news stations 1010 WINS and WBZ.
Before coming to Bloomberg in 2015, Andrew worked for the MarketWatch Radio Network for twelve years. He provided live financial reports for more than two hundred radio stations, garnering awards for coverage including the 2008 financial crisis and the 2011 flash crash. He also worked at WTOP and WMAL in Washington, D.C. where he covered 9/11 from the Pentagon, and the Supreme Court's decision determining the presidential election of 2000.
Before his days in radio, Andrew worked in television production for CNN and NASA TV.
Andrew holds a master's degree in journalism from the University of Maryland.
Alisa Parenti anchors live Bloomberg business reports for major radio stations in Chicago, Detroit and New York. She has been honored with numerous Dateline Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and was a recipient of two national awards in 2014 from the RTDNA/NEFE and the NYSSCPA for Excellence in Personal Finance Reporting.
Prior to her work at Bloomberg, Alisa served as a business news reporter at Dow Jones/MarketWatch. She also previously reported general assignment news and anchored at WJLA-TV (ABC) and News Channel 8 in Washington D.C. Before arriving in Washington in 2001, Alisa worked at WBBS-FM, WTVH-TV (CBS) and WSYR-TV (ABC) in Syracuse, New York. She also wrote a column for Syracuse Parent magazine. In addition to being a broadcast journalist, Alisa has been an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, teaching Storytelling and Broadcast Journalism classes.
Alisa earned a master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern. She is active in the Medill Mentoring Program, the Northwestern Alumni Association, the National Press Club and the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards Committee. She resides in Northern Virginia with her husband, Jim, and her two daughters.
Denise Pellegrini delivers the Bloomberg Real Estate Report. She has broken high-profile real estate stories including the GMAC foreclosure halt that signaled banks were running into legal trouble processing their foreclosures. She has also served as editor and executive producer at Bloomberg Television.
Before joining Bloomberg, Pellegrini covered the White House, Capitol Hill, State Department and Asian financial markets for NHK, Nippon TV and Asahi newspaper. In addition, she covered bond and currency markets for Market News Service. She is a graduate of Amherst College.
Steve Potisk is an award-winning broadcast journalist with more than 20 years of experience. He anchors business and financial news reports for Bloomberg Radio affiliates from coast to coast. Included are some of the most-listened-to news and news/talk stations in the country. He is based in Washington, D.C.
Prior to joining Bloomberg Radio in 2015, Steve spent about 16 years covering financial markets and consumer news for the MarketWatch Radio Network and for Associated Press Radio before that. Trained as an attorney, he has often relied on his legal background to help him navigate the complex world of corporate news coverage.
Prior to business news, Potisk covered major news events while working in local radio. He often was called upon to employ his law background while covering numerous trials, including the John DuPont murder trial in 1997.
Potisk holds a B.A. in Political Science as well as a J.D. from Widener University Delaware Law School.
John Tucker anchors the nationally syndicated "Bloomberg Small Business Report." He has been reporting for Bloomberg Radio in New York City since 1993. He has covered major stories throughout his career, including the Asian debt crisis, the dotcom boom and bust, and the 9/11 attacks. Tucker also reported on events leading to the collapse of Bear Stearns. He was among the first in the news media to report on a halt in redemptions for two Bear Stearns funds, the fall of which led to the global credit crisis.
Tucker has been the recipient of the New York State Associated Press Award for Best Newscast, the United Press International First Place Award for Individual Achievement, the New Jersey Associated Press First Place Award for Best Documentary and the Society of the Silurians Award for Radio Spot News.
Tucker holds a bachelor's degree in science from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Renita Young is a correspondent for Bloomberg Radio, TV and Quicktake, the company’s 24-hour streaming news platform. Young co-leads the National Association of Black Journalists' Business Journalism Task Force, where she once served as president for the Chicago Chapter and a mentor for the Baton Rouge Chapter. She was also a board member for the Chicago Headline Club, the area’s branch of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Prior to Bloomberg, Young worked with Reuters where she covered commodities and launched #GoldWach, the company’s first personal finance-style social show uncovering trends in the gold market. It gained an average of more than 150,000 views per weekend, outperforming the majority of posts on the account. Young has also worked with USA Today, WBBM Radio and WVON Radio in Chicago, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune and AOL.com, among other media companies.
A native Chicagoan, Young has been recognized in the Chicago Defender’s inaugural “Top 40 Under 40 to Watch” class and is an avid volunteer in her community. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and English from DePaul University and an MS in Broadcast Journalism specializing in Business from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications.
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Why program directors love Bloomberg
Ken Charles (KNX, Los Angeles) -
Bloomberg’s ability to take the biggest business stories and make them relevant to our audience and their families is a critical part of our daily programming. The custom talent Bloomberg provides KNX to tell those stories are world class anchors and sound like they are in LA every day.
Ben Mevorach (WINS, New York) -
We are thrilled to continue our relationship with the people at Bloomberg. They get it right every time out of the box. They are responsive, professional, and can handle the spectrum of business and money news that impacts everyone from the dock worker to the fortune 500 CEO. Our partnership is also invaluable from a revenue standpoint. We meet regularly to identify and create meaningful content that can generate sponsorships on all of our platforms.
Tim Scheld (WCBS, New York) -
Bloomberg Business Reports help us deliver timely and relevant consumer news to an audience that cares about Wall Street but is also concerned about how it impacts their street.
Ron Gleason (WBBM, Chicago) -
We rely on Bloomberg for up-to-the minute business information at regular intervals, and they’ve never let us down. They’re reliable, open to suggestions, and actually talk on air like human beings. Plus for weekends, their special features are outstanding.
Alex Silverman (KYW, Philadelphia) -
At KYW Newsradio, we're proud to be a Bloomberg affiliate. The reporting team consistently delivers engaging business and consumer stories tailored to our local audience. When we want a trusted voice on a national business story, we know Bloomberg has both information and talent ready to go. Michael Lysak and his team respond within moments whenever we have a question or concern, and go out of their way to help support our needs - which I know isn't easy when there are many affiliates to please.
Jennifer Seelig (KCBS, San Francisco) -
It is a privilege to partner with a trusted and respected brand like Bloomberg. The quality of Bloomberg content is second to none – it’s topical, informative and entertaining. Bloomberg talent is equally impressive – flexible, responsive and sharp.