WABC Appoints Laden News Director


Noam Laden is the new News Director for Cumulus’ news-talker 77 WABC in New York City. For 10 years Laden has been the host of The News Hour with Noam Laden from 5 to 6 a.m. He also writes and anchors the news for WABC between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Chad Lopez, Vice President/Market Manager of Cumulus Media-New York said: “Noam Laden is a highly respected and seasoned news professional who will give our news coverage even greater dimension and focus in this critical election year and beyond. This appointment reflects our commitment to covering Election 2016 in an incomparable way, with the very best news professionals and enhanced resources that provide our listeners with immediate, accurate, and complete coverage that they can depend on.”

Craig Schwalb, Program Director of 77 WABC Radio, said: “Having Noam Laden leading our news operations as News Director will raise our game substantially. He will work to help us drive heightened excellence in our news coverage, with expanded digital news functions, weekend news enhancements, special in-depth reports, and more. This is a fantastic step for our team and great news for our listeners. It is all about making WABC even stronger in news content and coverage.”


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