PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — CBS RADIO’s Talk Radio 1210 WPHT announced today the addition of Emmy Award winning television journalist Dawn Stensland to the “Rich Zeoli Show,” beginning Monday, November 16th from 3-6PM. Every day Zeoli discusses the top issues of the day. Stensland will join him to provide news, traffic and weather updates as well as her views on the day’s trending stories.
Stensland was hired in 1997 by CBS3 Philadelphia and anchored the 5PM and 6PM newscasts and reported for the 11PM newscast as well. She also hosted the CBS News Saturday morning network broadcast in New York. In 2001 she began an eight year run as the anchor of “Fox Philadelphia’s 10 O’Clock News Hour.” During her tenure she repeatedly won Philadelphia Magazine’s ‘Best of Philly’ honors.
“Dawn is a well-known voice and face to the Philadelphia public,” said Andy Bloom, Operations Manager, WPHT/WIP. “She has two decades of success in Philadelphia, New York and other major markets that will be an asset to Talk Radio 1210 WPHT. In getting to know Dawn, I’ve been struck by her charismatic presence and infectious laugh. I think the audience will truly enjoy what she brings to the Rich Zeoli Afternoon Show.”
Added Stensland, “It’s an honor to join Rich, and to reunite with the CBS Philly family where I began in ’97. Rich is a man of integrity who says it like it is. Rich’s loyal listeners on ‘PHT 1210 are known for their desire for the truth.”
In addition to her new role on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, Stensland is Adjunct Professor of Journalism at La Salle University in Philadelphia. She also serves on the Boards of the Police Athletic League and The HEADstrong Foundation (battling childhood cancer) and is deeply involved in many other charities and non-profit organizations.
WPHT is owned and operated by CBS RADIO. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets – including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio – as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO also owns and operates KYW, WIP, WOGL, WXTU and WZMP in Philadelphia.