Now Hosting New 3-Hour Weekly Show

Envision Networks® is proud to announce host Doug Stephan as part of the all new America Weekend lineup. Stephan can be heard every weekend hosting Good Day Weekend on affiliate stations of the Envision Talk Network, including over 15 hours of original programming broadcast on Saturday and Sunday with no repeats or “Best Of” shows.

“I am thrilled to be working with the talented people at Envision Networks® to help provide this much needed service,” Stephan said.

“Doug’s shows have always been destination programming for the listener and he has the numbers to prove it. We are thrilled to add Doug and his team to our impressive America Weekend lineup,” said Michael Lichtstein, VP/Programming of Envision Networks®.

Designed to be a break from the usual brokered programming and political fare of most News/Talk stations, America Weekend covers the lighter side of news and lifestyle issues facing today’s on-the-go talk listeners. America Weekend offers over 15 hours of new programming each weekend. In addition to Doug Stephan, the new lineup also includes hosts Rolland Smith, Carl Sabatino, Ed Kalegi, Mike Bennett, Valerie Smaldone and Leslie Gold.

The America Weekend System is the winning antidote to bad brokered programming and tiresome “Best-of” shows. America Weekend is designed to increase ratings while providing an innovative system for maintaining or even increasing revenue from brokered programs. The flexible America Weekend System provides the perfect platform to break away for sports and other special programming as needed.

For more information on America Weekend contact Valerie Brooks at 216-831-3761 or valerieb@envisionradio.com.

About Doug Stephan:
Doug Stephan was born in Cambridge Massachusetts, not far from his 200 plus acre dairy farm, where he hosts his daily syndicated radio programs, heard by millions of people weekly on over 300 radio stations. He attended Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio and became fascinated with radio at a very early age. He was particularly fond of WBZ in the 1960s and His favorite radio personality was Dick Summer, who Doug says has had the greatest influence on his radio career and style. Doug has held on-air positions at WPRO/Providence – KMOX/St. Louis, WCKY/Cincinnati – KABC/Los Angeles and WPBR/West Palm Beach.

Doug currently owns and hosts three nationally syndicated talk radio programs: Doug Stephan’s Good Day, Good Day Health, The Talk Radio Countdown Show, Good Day Weekend and The American Family Farmer.

Doug Stephan’s Good Day airs live Monday through Friday from 4 a.m. to 10 a.m. EST. Doug is joined by lively co-hosts: Jennifer Horn, Rich McFadden and Ken Kessler. During its 25+ years, Good Day has been heard on over a thousand radio stations. Today, the show is broadcast on four radio networks and Good Day airs on over 300 radio stations and American Forces Radio.

Combining lively conversation about current news events, lifestyles and pop culture, Doug Stephan’s Good Day has become as important as that first cup of coffee for three and a half million listeners. Since its beginning, Doug Stephan’s Good Day has originated from all over the country and around the world. It’s not unusual for Doug to broadcast from over 20 of his affiliates each year.

Good Day Weekend is personality talk radio with the focus on health.

The Talk Radio Countdown Show is a three hour weekend review of the past week’s top hits on talk radio, as compiled by TALKERS Magazine, the leading talk radio trade publication. Local and national talk hosts bring each topic alive, along with a generous dose of callers.

According to the industry trade publication TALKERS Magazine, Doug is the sixth most listened to national talk radio personality, attracting a weekly cume of 3.25 million listeners.

About Envision Networks®:
Envision Networks® provides content and services to more than 1,500 radio stations and reaches millions of listeners each week. Envision Radio Networks, Inc. is the largest independently owned affiliate relations company in the country and supplies all types of programming and services to radio including morning show content, short-form vignettes, virtual news-weather-sports broadcasts, live syndicated morning shows, long-form weekend programming, 24/7 formats, comedy services, event programming, off-air tools, web content, album releases and artist specials. Envision Networks® is based in Cleveland, Ohio, with offices in New York City and Nashville.

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