George Noory Celebrates 20th Anniversary as Host of "Coast to Coast AM"
LOS ANGELES, January 3, 2023 – Premiere Networks announced today that this month marks George Noory’s 20th anniversary as host of Coast to Coast AM, the most-listened-to overnight radio program in North America. Reaching millions of listeners on more than 640 radio stations across the U.S., the popular program continues to deliver top rankings on stations nationwide, including KFI-AM/Los Angeles, KTRH-AM/Houston, WRKO-AM/Boston, WIOD-AM/Miami, KOGO-AM/San Diego, KEX-AM/Portland, KNRS-FM/Salt Lake City, KFBK-AM/Sacramento, KXNT-AM/Las Vegas, KMBZ-AM/FM/Kansas City, WTAM-AM/Cleveland, WTVN-AM/Columbus, WTKK-FM/Raleigh-Durham, WIBC-FM/Indianapolis, WNIS-AM/Norfolk, WOKV-FM/Jacksonville and many others. (Source: Nielsen Audio, NOV'22, PPM, Exact Times, AQH Share and Rank, P 12+)
“Hosting Coast to Coast AM has been an incredible journey that keeps on giving,” shared Noory. “It’s hard to imagine my life without this tremendous program, and I’m so thankful to the audience who has motivated and inspired us to continue growing and evolving the last 20 years. I’m also thankful for Premiere and our entire production team for their support – they’re simply the best and I couldn’t do it without them.”
“Entering his 21st year as host of Coast to Coast AM, George continues to engage millions of overnight listeners across the country with the passion and enthusiasm he had at the very beginning of our partnership,” said Julie Talbott, President of Premiere Networks. “It takes a special talent to not only maintain an audience, but also grow it over the course of two decades. We couldn’t be happier to celebrate this milestone with George as we continue to deliver the best overnight talk radio program while providing unparalleled results for our partners.”
Coast to Coast AM is broadcast live, Monday-Sunday, from 1-5 a.m. EST. The program features discussions on news and current events, paranormal phenomena, time travel, alien abduction, and all things curious and unexplained. Each night, Noory welcomes guests and callers from all walks of life, while providing a judgment-free forum for ideas beyond the mainstream.
In December 2021, Premiere and Noory expanded the Coast to Coast AM brand by launching the Coast to Coast AM Paranormal Podcast Network, featuring a slate of podcasts focused on the paranormal, supernatural and unexplained. Co-produced by Noory and his long-time Senior Producer Tom Danheiser, the network includes: “Shades of the Afterlife with Sandra Champlain,” “Strange Things with Joshua P. Warren,” “Dark Becomes Light with Heidi Hollis,” and “The Best of Coast to Coast AM.” The programs are available on iHeartRadio and everywhere podcasts are heard.
For more information, please visit www.CoasttoCoastAM.com.
About George Noory
While hosting The Nighthawk on KTRS in St. Louis, George Noory was recruited by Premiere Networks to guest host Coast to Coast AM and he became the permanent host of the successful over-night program on January 1, 2003. Prior to his late-night show on KTRS, Noory had an extensive broadcast career. He started in radio at WCAR-AM in Detroit. From 1974-1978, he served as news producer and executive news producer at WJBK-TV. At age 28, he became the youngest major market news director in the country at KMSP-TV in Minneapolis. Noory was also the director of news planning and development at KSTP-TV in Minneapolis, and he was news director at KSDK-TV in St. Louis and the recipient of three Emmy Awards while a news executive. Noory is also the author of Mad as Hell (2017), Night Talk (2016), Talking to the Dead (2011), Journey to the Light (2009) and Worker in the Light (2006). He has made appearances on ABC’s Nightline and The View and is a regular contributor to the History Channel’s Ancient Aliens series. Noory is also the host of Beyond Belief with George Noory, a one-hour GAIA TV show exploring the unknown and mysteries of the universe. The program is available exclusively at http://www.beyondbelief.com/. In addition to hosting his nightly show, Noory travels the U.S., meeting with listeners and fans at events like Contact in the Desert and the Conscious Life Expo, or his George Noory Live stage show, a live version of Coast to Coast AM. Meeting with like-minded fans was the inspiration for launching ParanormalDate.com and its companion site ConspiracyDate.com. Noory was born, raised and educated in Detroit. He has three children and six grandchildren. He served nine years in the U.S. Naval Reserve. For more information, please visit www.CoasttoCoastAM.com.
About Premiere Networks
Premiere Networks, a subsidiary of iHeartMedia, syndicates more than 100 radio programs and services to more than 8,200 radio affiliations and reaches a quarter billion listeners monthly. Premiere offers the best in talk, entertainment and sports programming featuring the following personalities: Ryan Seacrest, Glenn Beck, Delilah, Steve Harvey, Clay Travis, Buck Sexton, George Noory, Dan Patrick, Colin Cowherd, Granger Smith, John Boy and Billy, Sean Hannity, Elvis Duran, Mario Lopez, Bobby Bones, Johnjay and Rich, Big Boy, Brooke & Jeffrey, Doug Gottlieb, Enrique Santos, Nancy Grace, and others. For more information, please visit www.PremiereNetworks.com.
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