Daily Dose with Dr. Oz Will Continue to Educate and Inform Listeners

NEW YORK, NY -- September 18, 2014 –Westwood One is pleased to announce it has extended its partnership with Harpo Studios and Dr. Mehmet Oz for the daily one-minute feature, Daily Dose with Dr. Oz.   The popular feature airs on nearly 150 stations and in six of the top 10 markets. 

“Not a day goes by that I don’t get positive feedback from listeners of Daily Dose.  My goal is to spread the message of good health – body, mind and spirit.  Syndication with Westwood One helps to expand that message to an attentive and diverse audience,” said Dr. Mehmet Oz.

Dr. Oz, world-renowned cardiothoracic surgeon and host of the nationally-syndicated “The Dr. Oz Show,” won his third Daytime Emmy award for Outstanding Talk Show Host this year and resonates as a familiar, trustworthy voice for listeners who are actively seeking happier, healthier, and more productive lives.

 

“We are delighted to continue our partnership with Dr. Oz,” said Bart Tessler, EVP, News & Talk for Westwood One.  “He’s a brand and a voice that people trust for great insight.  They seek him out and we are happy to oblige.  We love being able to connect our listeners to content that can improve their lives.”

About Dr. Oz

Dr. Oz is the three-time Emmy award-winning host of the three-time Emmy award-winning daytime show, “The Dr. Oz Show,” which is currently airing all-new episodes now in its sixth season.  He served as health expert on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” sharing advice with viewers to help them live their best life from the inside out. Dr. Oz has co-authored six New York Times Best Sellers, including "YOU: The Owner's Manual,” "YOU: The Smart Patient," "YOU: On a Diet," "YOU: Staying Young," "YOU: Being Beautiful," and “YOU Having a Baby” as well as the award-winning "Healing from the Heart."  Dr. Oz has a regular column in TIME Magazine and O, The Oprah Magazine.  

Dr. Oz is vice-chair of the Department of Surgery and Professor of Surgery at Columbia University.  He directs the Cardiovascular Institute and Complementary Medicine Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital and performs 100 heart operations annually. His research interests include heart replacement surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, complementary medicine, and health care policy. He has authored over 400 original publications, book chapters, and medical books and has received several patents. 

About Harpo Studios

Harpo Studios is the award-winning production company created, inspired and led by Oprah Winfrey.  For 25 years, Harpo Studios produced the number one talk show, "The Oprah Winfrey Show," and has been instrumental in launching highly-rated syndicated series, "The Dr. Oz Show," and "Dr. Phil.”  Harpo currently creates and produces over 130 hours of original television programming exclusively for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.  Popular series include the Emmy award-winning "Oprah's Lifeclass" and"Super Soul Sunday," the Emmy award nominated "Oprah's Master Class," "Oprah's Next Chapter," "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" and "Iyanla: Fix My Life," as well as a variety of specials.  Harpo Print, LLC and Hearst Magazines publish the monthly O, The Oprah Magazine publication, credited as one of the most successful women's magazines today. Harpo Films develops and produces feature films; plus, Harpo Radio produces Oprah Radio featuring a broad range of daily programs.

 

About Westwood One

Westwood One, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cumulus, activates the power of sound to deliver compelling cross-platform audio content to more than 9,100 media partners and 225 million consumers each week. Westwood One’s rich array of content and services includes live play-by-play sports and sports talk programming; music and entertainment programs; news, talk, and information programming, 24/7 music formats; prep services; customized music, jingles and imaging; and national sales representation. www.westwoodone.com.

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