MARCH 11, 2014, BURBANK, CA— Benztown Radio Networks today announced that nationally syndicated custom weather service The Storm Report has welcomed 27 new radio station affiliates in the last three months, a growth rate of nearly 25%. The Storm Report is an award winning radio weather service produced by Dan Holiday Productions, dedicated to providing 24/7 customized weather, with daily live and recorded weather forecasts and severe weather updates for radio stations across the U.S. The Storm Report now serves 143 affiliates coast-to-coast and is syndicated by Benztown Radio Networks.
Dan Holiday, Meteorologist, President and Co-Founder of The Storm Report, said: “We are beyond excited to welcome our new affiliates to The Storm Report. Weather is one of the top two reasons listeners tune in to radio, and The Storm Report is known for a polished, professional and award-winning sound. We work with each station’s local programmers to include local events with its forecast to always deliver a hometown feel. Our Radio Weather Team of top meteorologists is dedicated to watching the radar, scanning the skies, and being stations’ source for weather information. We provide customized forecasts around the clock, emergency weather coverage, and social media tools to engage local audiences.”
The Storm Report’s 27 new affiliates are:
WJPT-FM – Fort Myers, Florida
KKQY-FM – Hill City, Kansas
WYRC-FM – Spencer, West Virginia
KDEL-FM and KVRC-AM – Arkadelphia, Arkansas
KLXK-FM and KROO-AM – Breckenridge, Texas
KBGL-FM – Larned, Kansas
WPGU-FM – Champaign, Illinois
KHLT-FM – Wichita, Kansas
KKNI-AM – Wasilla, Alaska
KZKX-FM – Doney Park, Arizona
KFIX-FM – Plainville, Kansas
KKYZ-FM – Sierra Vista, Arizona
WJLI-FM – Paducah, Kentucky
KAYS-AM, KJLS-FM and KHAZ-FM – Hays, Kansas
KNOK-AM – Malvern, Arkansas
KRJE-FM – Fayette, Iowa
KMOQ-FM – Joplin, Missouri
KYXK-FM – Gurdon, Arkansas
KVGB-FM – Great Bend, Kansas
KWKQ-FM and KSWA-AM – Graham, Texas
KHOK-FM – Hoisington, Kansas
KWPS-FM – Caddo Valley, Arkansas
Scott Donovan, KHOK Program Director, Morning Show Host, Music Director and Director of Sales, Great Bend, Kansas, said: “In the 30 years I have been in this business I can tell you everything about the on air product has changed. Dan Holiday delivers the one thing everybody wants to hear on the radio, the LOCAL weather forecast. He makes the forecast worth listening to, with updates throughout the day. He is the one radio meteorologist that cares about one thing, delivering the weather in a quick, precise, easy to listen to manner. We have SOLD OUT every weather update we offer on 100.7 Eagle Country and that adds to our bottom line.“
Randy Sherwyn, Program Director/Mornings, Sunny 106.3, Ft. Myers/Naples, Florida, said: “The Storm Report provides short, concise and ACCURATE custom forecasts! It’s like having a staff of great sounding Meteorologists that costs me less per month than a part-timer! Super NTR!”
The Storm Report provides complete real-time weather information for radio stations across the U.S. and their listeners. For more information about The Storm Report, visit www.thestormreport.com.
To get The Storm Report for your stations, contact Masa Patterson at Benztown at email@example.com or at (818) 842-4600. The show is available for cash or barter.
Benztown is an international radio imaging, production library, programming, and voiceover services company with over 1,900 affiliations on six different continents. In August, 2013, Benztown was recognized by Inc. magazine as one of America’s Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies, ranked at No. 983 on the exclusive Inc. 5000. With offices and studios in Los Angeles, New York, and Stuttgart, Benztown offers the highest quality imaging workparts for 20 libraries across 13 formats including AC, Hot AC, CHR, Country, Urban, Rhythmic, Classic Hits, Rock, News/Talk, Sports and JACK. Benztown’s industry-leading technology and proprietary web-based imaging solution, “Benztown Branding”, is used daily by nearly 1,200 radio stations worldwide. Benztown also provides custom voice-over and imaging services across all formats, including commercial voice-over and copywriting services. Benztown Radio Networks, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hollywood Radio Networks, is an international media syndication company providing unique, first-rate programming and features to radio stations and media companies.