Chicago, Ill. – December 7, 2017 – iHeartMedia’s The New 93.9 LITE FM, the best variety from the 80s, 90s and now for Chicago, announced today the return of nationally-syndicated personality Delilah. Effective immediately, the popular nighttime host joins the station in the Monday through Friday, 7-11 p.m. ET timeslot.
The top-rated show features Delilah's distinctive blend of story-telling, sympathetic listening and encouragement - all scored with adult contemporary music. Often referred to as the “Oprah of Radio,” Delilah attracts millions of listeners on more than 150 radio stations nationwide, making her the most listened-to woman on radio in the U.S. For her work on the program, the Marconi Award winner has been inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Broadcasting Hall of Fame and the National Radio Hall of Fame. Please visit www.Delilah.com for more information.
“I’m so excited to be back on the radio every evening in the Chicago area,” said Delilah. “The New 93.9 Lite FM is the perfect place to reconnect with so many listeners and pick up where we left off. It’s an early Christmas present!”
“Delilah is a living legend in the radio industry,” said Matt Scarano, President of iHeartMedia Market Group’s Chicago Region. “I am so excited to have Delilah back on 93.9 Lite FM. Her passion for her craft and the deep connection she has with our audience make Delilah the perfect choice.”
The New 93.9 LITE FM is a leading media outlet in the Chicago market with multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, the leading all-in-one streaming music and live radio service – with more than 1.4 billion app downloads and 100 million registered users. For more information, please visit https://939litefm.iheart.com/.
About iHeartMedia Chicago
iHeartMedia Chicago owns and operates WKSC-FM, WLIT-FM, WEBG-FM, WVAZ-FM, WGCI-FM and WGRB-AM and is part of iHeartMedia. With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 122 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest national reach of any radio or television outlet in America. As the leader in multiplatform connections, it also serves over 150 local markets through 858 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on tablets, wearables and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.
iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the fastest growing digital audio service in the U.S. and offers users thousands of live radio stations, personalized custom artist stations created by just one song or seed artist and the top podcasts and personalities. With over 1.4 billion downloads, iHeartRadio reached 100 million registered users faster than any other radio or digital music service.
iHeartMedia’s platforms include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, podcasts, personalities and influencers, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (PINK: IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.