Cumulus, American Media partner for Country content


American Media, publishers of celebrity, health and fitness magazines (including Star, OK!, National Enquirer) and Cumulus Media, have co-launched a new vignette, “News from Country Weekly Magazine.” The minute-long segments have been cleared on 80 Country stations beginning 10/21.

Hosted by Lisa Manning from WSM-FM Nashville, they offer up stories from Country Weekly, the No. 1 country music magazine, and will air multiple times in morning and afternoon drive time.

“News from Country Weekly Magazine” is part of the ongoing collaboration that American Media and Cumulus announced in May.

Each segment of “News from Country Weekly Magazine” will conclude with: “For more news about your favorite stars, pick up this week’s issue of Country Weekly Magazine” and will direct listeners to DJs carrying the program can also interview Country Weekly editors to discuss breaking news from the world of country music. There will also be live excerpts of upcoming red carpet CMA-style events.

American Media titles also include Globe, Soap Opera Digest, Soap Opera Weekly, Pixie, Shape, Men’s Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex, Muscle & Fitness Hers, Fit Pregnancy and Natural Health.