"Way Up with Angela Yee" Launches Today, February 6, on More Than 30 iHeartMedia Stations Nationwide
New Midday Show from Award-Winning Media Personality Angela Yee Now Available for Syndication Through Premiere Networks to Stations Nationwide
LOS ANGELES, February 6, 2023 – Premiere Networks announced that today, February 6, marks the launch of “Way Up with Angela Yee” – the highly-anticipated new midday show from award-winning media personality Angela Yee – into national syndication. Originating from iHeartMedia New York’s Power 105.1 (WWPR-FM), the four-hour show will debut on more than 30 iHeartMedia stations nationwide and will be syndicated by Premiere Networks to stations across the country.
Among the major market stations launching “Way Up with Angela Yee” today are: 107.5 WGCI in Chicago (WGCI-FM); Power 99 in Philadelphia (WUSL-FM); 105.3 The Beat in Atlanta (WRDG-FM) and 97.9 WJLB in Detroit (WJLB-FM).
“Way Up with Angela Yee” features the iconic Radio Hall of Fame personality in a fast-paced, listener interactive show, as she connects directly with listeners on the kinds of hot and timely topics in which she’s garnered trust over her decades on air – from relationships to Hip-Hop and R&B, headline news topics, and overall culture, both in and out of the music industry. The fun, entertaining, and inspiring show also includes celebrity interviews and special guests.
“I'm thrilled to be launching ‘Way Up with Angela Yee’ and to have the platform to focus on what is truly important to so many of us: elevating our minds, our finances, our relationships and getting to the next level,” shared Angela. “It's a celebration of how far we've come and the exciting journey ahead!”
“Angela Yee is an engaging and entertaining personality with powerful multiplatform appeal,” said Julie Talbott, President of Premiere Networks. “It’s been incredible to witness her rise to stardom, and we couldn’t be happier continue our partnership by launching this exciting new show and sharing it with listeners and fans across the U.S. and the globe.”
Fans of Yee can visit http://wayupwithyee.com/ for more information. “Way Up With Angela Yee” will also be distributed by the iHeartPodcast Network and will be available on iHeartRadio everywhere podcasts are heard. Visit iHeart.com/apps to download iHeartRadio and listen to on your favorite device.
Domestic and international radio stations interested in “Way Up with Angela Yee” can contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Angela Yee
Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Yee is a media veteran and has been on air for nearly two decades interviewing top entertainers including Dave Chapelle, 50 Cent, Issa Rae, Cardi B, President Barack Obama, Jay Z, Eminem, Nas, Vice President Kamala Harris, and more. Over the past 12 years, Yee has been a co-host of Power 105’s wildly popular, nationally-syndicated Radio Hall of Fame show “The Breakfast Club” with DJ Envy and Charlamagne Tha God. “The Breakfast Club” has become the bullhorn for modern culture and is widely regarded as the most informative and entertaining top-rated contemporary Hip-Hop/R&B morning show today, and avid listeners have always eagerly anticipated Yee’s regular “Rumor Report,” “Ask Yee,” and “Front Page News” segments.
Yee is the recipient of two prestigious Gracie awards, the Spirit of Detroit, WEEN Mission award, the Shirley Chisholm Woman of Distinction, Vice-Chancellor’s Achievement award for AFUWI, the Airblazer award from the Mentoring & Inspiring Women in Radio Group, and the Talentmasters Morning Show Bootcamp award. Yee also sits on numerous boards including American Foundation for the University of the West Indies (AFUWI), Nile Rodgers’ We Are Family Foundation, the Fund for NYC Housing Authority, and The Shirley Chisholm Cultural Institute.
Yee is also host of the highly-popular “Lip Service” podcast - where she and her girlfriends discuss intimacy, sex, and relationships with the hottest stars in hip-hop and R&B – which is available via the iHeartPodcast Network.
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.
About iHeartMedia, Inc.
iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. It consists of three business groups.
With its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, the iHeartMedia Multiplatform Group has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. Its leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 860 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide; its National Sales organization; and the company’s live
and virtual events business. It also includes Premiere Networks, the industry’s largest Networks business, with its Total Traffic and Weather Network (TTWN); and BIN: Black Information Network, the first and only 24/7 national and local all news audio service for the Black community. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio suite of data targeting and attribution products using data from its massive consumer base.
The iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group includes the company’s fast-growing podcasting business -- iHeartMedia is the number one podcast publisher in downloads, unique listeners, revenue and earnings -- as well as its industry-leading iHeartRadio digital service, available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices; the company’s digital sites, newsletters, digital services and programs; its digital advertising technology companies; and its audio industry-leading social media footprint.
The company’s Audio & Media Services reportable segment includes Katz Media Group, the nation’s largest media representation company, and RCS, the world's leading provider of broadcast and webcast software.
Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.
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