Leading Radio Talk Show Hosts Address Election, Hot-Button Issues at 2012 Radio Show

August 2, 2012


Alan Colmes
Andy Dean
Geraldo Rivera
Jill Schlesinger

Washington and New York - Aug 1, 2012 - Four leading radio talk show hosts will headline a Super Session entitled "The Great Debate and How to Sell It" at the 2012 Radio Show in Dallas. The two-part Super Session will take place Sept. 20 at the Hilton Anatole.

The session brings together prominent national talk radio hosts to debate the upcoming 2012 presidential race and other hot-button issues that will be on the minds of voters and broadcasters leading up to the fall election. The first panel features:

■ Alan Colmes, host of "The Alan Colmes Show," Fox News Radio;
■ Andy Dean, host of "America Now," Premiere Networks;
■ Geraldo Rivera, host, "Geraldo at Large," Fox News Channel and Cumulus Media Networks;
■ Jill Schlesinger, host,"Jill on Money," Dial Global and editor-at-large, CBS MoneyWatch.com

A second panel, moderated by Erica Farber, president and CEO, Radio Advertising Bureau, will comprise a distinguished group of top sellers in local and network talk radio who will discuss why controversial talk radio is good for ratings and revenues. Panelists will share how they have turned controversy into cash and results for satisfied advertisers. They will also share best practices for navigating the course with advertisers when talk radio becomes especially controversial.



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