CNN Radio has announced that Anderson Cooper will contribute each weekday to “CNN in: 60,” the radio network’s fast-paced, one-minute news update. Cooper’s spots, called “360 in: 60,” will air at 5:25pm (ET) Monday through Friday. The update, available to approximately 2000 affiliates worldwide, highlights the latest news of the day.
Cooper is the first CNN television anchor to join the “CNN in: 60” franchise.
“CNN in 60” provides affiliates a fresh alternative to the traditional top-of-the-hour news cast. Launched in the fall of 2005 with CNN Radio anchors Cheryl Castro and Michelle Wright, “CNN in :60” is available 13 times a day, Monday through Friday and includes the latest business, entertainment and lifestyle news.
CNN Radio is a full-service network, providing its approximately 2,000 worldwide affiliates with the latest information in news, sports and business. Utilizing CNN’s 36 bureaus worldwide, CNN Radio offers an unmatched menu of actualities and reports through satellite feeds and an affiliate-accessible Web site. CNN Radio is based in CNN’s world headquarters in Atlanta, with personnel, including radio-only correspondents, located at the CNN bureau in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and New York. CNN Radio programming is distributed exclusively for radio broadcast in the United States by Westwood One.