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Bloomberg's Black Business Beat Launches on 20 Stations


Key Networks' specialty feature the Bloomberg Black Business Beat has launched across 20 radio station affiliates across the U.S. Hosted by Renita Young, the program 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.

The affiliates include: WLIB-FM in New York, NY; WJBR-F3/100.3 in Philadelphia, PA; KDYA-AM/1190 in San Francisco, CA; WNZN-FM/89.1 in Cleveland, OH; WRSV-FM/92.1 in Raleigh, NC; WABB-AM/1390/105.1 in Greenville, SC; WGRI-AM/1050/103.1 in Cincinnati, OH; WCGL-AM/1360/94.7 and WWZR-FM/100.3 in Jacksonville, FL, as well as WBXB-FM/100.1 and WJZU-AM/1250/99.1 in Norfolk, VA. All debut affiliates air the feature from 3:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. in their respective time zones.

In June of this year, Key Networks and Bloomberg Radio announced that it had entered into an agreement with Superadio Networks, LLC, to make the Bloomberg Black Business Beat available to its affiliates across the U.S. Superadio is a multi-format producer and distributor of marquee radio programs including shows in the Urban, Urban Adult, Mainstream Top 40, Rhythmic, Talk, Country, Hot AC, Rock, Dance, Alternative, Gospel and Oldies formats.

Al Mayers, Global Head of Bloomberg Television and Radio said: "Following the launch of the Bloomberg Black Business Beat in June, it brings us great pride to observe its rapid growth and success, expanding to over 20 affiliate stations, including in major markets."

Dennis Green, Chief Revenue Officer, Key Networks, remarked: "Once again, the leader in business and financial news has created top notch content with the Bloomberg Black Business Beat. We are proud to present timely, topical content of interest to the Black community and advertisers looking to reach this important audience."

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